1a.Objectives (from AD-416)
The objective of this cooperative research program is to maintain long-term collaboration in the collection, maintenance, evaluation, distribution, enhancement, utilization and preservation of cultivated and indigenous plant genetic resources.
1b.Approach (from AD-416)
Either party will develop project proposals that would support one or more of the above objective actions and present it to the other party for consideration as a collaborative project under this agreement. Specific approaches and methods of implementation of all selected projects, including funding arrangements will be agreed upon by both parties. Selected and funded projects will be implemented as planned.
We had no plant explorations for this project take place this year, therefore, there is no progress to report. All activities within this agreement are normally monitored by e-mail.