Germplasm Flow

Updated 17-10-2021

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 84,469
Provider Countries 52
Recipient Countries 181
Sent to Contracting Parties 71,530
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,939
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 3,862
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 6,145,198  
Annex 1 crops 5,850,003 95%
Non-Annex 1 crops 295,195 5%
PGRFA under development 1,412,580  
Sent to Contracting Parties 5,155,215
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 989,678
Non Art.15 Providers 639,880
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap33,05739%
Signed16,94620%
Shrink-wrap34,46640%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual35,80642%
Organization45,65454%
Not specified3,0093%
Users
Total 6118  
Registered last year 2,964  
Registered this year 3,154  
Individuals 4,760 78%
Legal entities 1,358 22%
Number of Providers 107  
Number of Recipients 8,757  
SMTA sent by region
Africa15,285
Asia15,478
Europe26,039
Latin America and the Caribbean23,794
Near East2,017
North America1,625
Southwest Pacific231
SMTA received by region
Africa11,806
Asia21,633
Europe28,973
Latin America and the Caribbean9,746
Near East6,920
North America4,557
Southwest Pacific834
PGRFA sent by region
Africa925,124
Asia1,077,264
Europe757,499
Latin America and the Caribbean2,919,042
Near East373,204
North America86,421
Southwest Pacific6,644
PGRFA received by region
Africa1,177,667
Asia1,767,096
Europe1,175,522
Latin America and the Caribbean864,234
Near East690,655
North America395,854
Southwest Pacific74,170

List of countries by region