Germplasm Flow

Updated 28-05-2024

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 109,509
Provider Countries 65
Recipient Countries 187
Sent to Contracting Parties 96,834
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,675
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 4,431
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 6,904,216  
Annex 1 crops 6,567,721 95%
Non-Annex 1 crops 336,495 5%
PGRFA under development 1,567,118  
Sent to Contracting Parties 5,908,408
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 995,362
Non Art.15 Providers 908,041
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap51,95547%
Signed19,59217%
Shrink-wrap37,96234%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual54,79750%
Organization51,70347%
Not specified3,0092%
Users
Total 23245  
Registered last year 18,355  
Registered this year 4,890  
Individuals 21,129 91%
Legal entities 2,116 9%
Number of Providers 451  
Number of Recipients 25,561  
SMTA sent by region
Africa16,168
Asia18,313
Europe44,948
Latin America and the Caribbean25,010
Near East2,745
North America1,874
Southwest Pacific451
SMTA received by region
Africa12,942
Asia24,446
Europe48,329
Latin America and the Caribbean10,348
Near East7,275
North America5,097
Southwest Pacific1,072
PGRFA sent by region
Africa988,723
Asia1,293,957
Europe966,869
Latin America and the Caribbean3,065,885
Near East457,974
North America119,219
Southwest Pacific11,589
PGRFA received by region
Africa1,272,838
Asia2,011,182
Europe1,429,276
Latin America and the Caribbean910,715
Near East731,902
North America463,592
Southwest Pacific84,711

List of countries by region