Germplasm Flow

Updated 20-10-2018

This pages makes publicly available aggregated data and statistics reported to the Data Store of the International Treaty to help to understand germplasm flow within the Multilateral System as a contribution to the ongoing enhancement processes and the Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
SMTA
Total 66,077
Provider Countries 43
Recipient Countries 179
Sent to Contracting Parties 53,913
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,164
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 3,088
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 4,546,716  
Annex 1 crops 4,146,158 91%
Non-Annex 1 crops 225,126 5%
PGRFA under development 1,379,522  
Sent to Contracting Parties 3,648,388
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 898,023
Non Art.15 Providers 393,691
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap21,22332%
Signed13,07919%
Shrink-wrap31,77548%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual28,80243%
Organization34,26751%
Not specified3,0084%
Users
Total 2026  
Registered last year 1,670  
Registered this year 356  
Individuals 1,215 60%
Legal entities 811 40%
Number of Providers 64  
Number of Recipients 6,174  
SMTA sent by region
Africa16,679
Asia12,574
Europe14,847
Latin America and the Caribbean19,910
Near East968
North America1,065
Southwest Pacific34
SMTA received by region
Africa9,805
Asia18,465
Europe18,244
Latin America and the Caribbean7,781
Near East7,890
North America3,343
Southwest Pacific549
PGRFA sent by region
Africa943,252
Asia888,831
Europe392,123
Latin America and the Caribbean2,126,397
Near East161,853
North America33,453
Southwest Pacific807
PGRFA received by region
Africa849,742
Asia1,409,662
Europe703,528
Latin America and the Caribbean634,797
Near East653,804
North America238,892
Southwest Pacific56,291

List of countries by region