Germplasm Flow

Updated 27-05-2020

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 76,510
Provider Countries 48
Recipient Countries 181
Sent to Contracting Parties 63,988
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,522
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 3,530
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 5,575,317  
Annex 1 crops 5,310,887 95%
Non-Annex 1 crops 264,430 5%
PGRFA under development 1,206,286  
Sent to Contracting Parties 4,633,662
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 941,350
Non Art.15 Providers 537,235
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap27,23435%
Signed16,06921%
Shrink-wrap33,20743%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual31,99441%
Organization41,50754%
Not specified3,0093%
Users
Total 2748  
Registered last year 2,576  
Registered this year 172  
Individuals 1,659 60%
Legal entities 1,089 40%
Number of Providers 84  
Number of Recipients 6,400  
SMTA sent by region
Africa14,650
Asia14,969
Europe21,151
Latin America and the Caribbean22,956
Near East1,064
North America1,492
Southwest Pacific228
SMTA received by region
Africa10,899
Asia20,699
Europe23,940
Latin America and the Caribbean9,371
Near East6,627
North America4,195
Southwest Pacific779
PGRFA sent by region
Africa873,594
Asia1,032,332
Europe681,219
Latin America and the Caribbean2,748,287
Near East168,320
North America65,101
Southwest Pacific6,464
PGRFA received by region
Africa1,043,975
Asia1,630,900
Europe1,029,631
Latin America and the Caribbean830,435
Near East620,746
North America353,063
Southwest Pacific66,567

List of countries by region