Germplasm Flow

Updated 08-02-2023

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 91,644
Provider Countries 58
Recipient Countries 182
Sent to Contracting Parties 79,269
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,375
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 4,321
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 6,444,927  
Annex 1 crops 6,122,298 95%
Non-Annex 1 crops 322,629 5%
PGRFA under development 1,491,123  
Sent to Contracting Parties 5,477,195
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 967,243
Non Art.15 Providers 692,796
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap37,00140%
Signed18,23519%
Shrink-wrap36,40839%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual41,32545%
Organization47,31051%
Not specified3,0093%
Users
Total 9972  
Registered last year 9,911  
Registered this year 61  
Individuals 8,297 83%
Legal entities 1,675 17%
Number of Providers 142  
Number of Recipients 13,711  
SMTA sent by region
Africa15,644
Asia17,493
Europe29,586
Latin America and the Caribbean24,574
Near East2,287
North America1,683
Southwest Pacific377
SMTA received by region
Africa12,311
Asia23,388
Europe32,947
Latin America and the Caribbean10,205
Near East7,035
North America4,778
Southwest Pacific980
PGRFA sent by region
Africa945,900
Asia1,225,594
Europe789,167
Latin America and the Caribbean2,974,727
Near East402,828
North America97,373
Southwest Pacific9,338
PGRFA received by region
Africa1,210,306
Asia1,899,708
Europe1,233,825
Latin America and the Caribbean897,407
Near East701,870
North America424,257
Southwest Pacific77,554

List of countries by region