EGYPT 1
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Egypt
INSTITUTION NAME National Genebank”
MAIN ADDRESS Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs. Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. National Biodiversity Unit, Misr Helwan, 30. El-Zyrae Rd. Maadi

Email: eeaa@idsc.gov.eg

Tel: 3750874/ 3753441


DESCRIPTION
AREA No information available
LATITUDE 30, 06 º N
LONGITUDE 31, 23 º E
ALTITUDE 64 m
PRECIPITATION 150 mm
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Genebank
DATE FOUNDED 1995
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Phoenix dactylifera and other collections of traditional cultivars
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES • Coordination Program with other entities working on genetic conservation of biodiversity in the country (University of Tanta, in the station Zowaid Sheikh, North Sinai, and the Agricultural Research Station in Bahteem (Plant Genetic Resources Center)• Conservation Program of genetic resources of wild and economic varieties, with special emphasis on crops and fodder plants, poultry and farm animals• Conservation of genetic resources of micro-organisms using appropriate media and techniques for the various groups concerned• Scientific activities in the gene bank include also studies and research in the technologies of conserving genetic resources, molecular genetics and providing other centers with genetic materials required for the production of improved races and cultivars
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • Herbarium with 365 samples of seeds and 84 species
• Laboratory
• Storage rooms at different temperatures
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION See annexes
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.un.org

www.cbd.int

Documents:

Egypt. First National report to the Convention on Biological Diversity”. December, 1997. Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs. Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. National Biodiversity Unit
Egypt: National Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity Conservation”. January, 1998. Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs. Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. National Biodiversity Unit

Egypt country report”. FAO

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