Germplasm Flow

Updated 21-02-2024

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 103,817
Provider Countries 65
Recipient Countries 186
Sent to Contracting Parties 91,199
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 12,618
With non-Annex 1 crops to developing countries 4,648
PGRFA Material (Accessions)
Total 6,824,602  
Annex 1 crops 6,466,324 95%
Non-Annex 1 crops 358,278 5%
PGRFA under development 1,546,345  
Sent to Contracting Parties 5,834,070
Sent to non-Contracting Parties 990,090
Non Art.15 Providers 866,446
SMTA by acceptance
Click-wrap47,12245%
Signed19,53618%
Shrink-wrap37,15935%
SMTA by Recipient type
Individual49,99048%
Organization50,81848%
Not specified3,0092%
Users
Total 18491  
Registered last year 18,355  
Registered this year 136  
Individuals 16,493 89%
Legal entities 1,998 11%
Number of Providers 278  
Number of Recipients 21,167  
SMTA sent by region
Africa15,959
Asia18,287
Europe39,696
Latin America and the Caribbean24,988
Near East2,576
North America1,874
Southwest Pacific437
SMTA received by region
Africa12,754
Asia24,342
Europe43,066
Latin America and the Caribbean10,332
Near East7,200
North America5,074
Southwest Pacific1,049
PGRFA sent by region
Africa971,323
Asia1,293,245
Europe926,492
Latin America and the Caribbean3,064,934
Near East438,087
North America119,219
Southwest Pacific11,302
PGRFA received by region
Africa1,258,656
Asia2,003,259
Europe1,385,875
Latin America and the Caribbean910,422
Near East722,665
North America462,123
Southwest Pacific81,602

List of countries by region