Information Sharing Mechanism
on Plant Genetic Resources
of Jamaica

Steering Committee
Participating Institutions
National Focal Point
Mechanism Data Manager

1st Report (1995)
2nd Report (2007)
National Information Sharing Mechanism


      National Links

Coffee Industry Board of Jamaica

College of Agriculture, Science and Education

Environmental Action Programme

Forestry Department - Ministry of Agriculture

Institue of Jamaica

Jamaica Agricultural Society

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office

Jamaica Library Service

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce

National Commission on Science and Technology

National Environmental and Planning Agency

National Library of Jamaica

Northern Caribbean University

Rural Agricultural Development Authority

The Scientific Research Council

University of Technology, Jamaica

University of the West Indies, Mona


International Links

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable use of PGRFA (GPA)

GPA Facilitating Mechanism

Global GPA Monitoring Mechanism

World Information and Early Warming System (WIEWS)

International Treaty on PGRFA

Standard Material Transfer Agreement

Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)

Biodiversity International (IPGRI)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD


 For more information, please contact:
Mr. Michael Pryce
Mechanism's Curator
Director, Data Bank and Evaluation
Ministry of Agriculture
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (+876)9271206
Mr. Don McGlashan
GPA National Focal Point and Director General,
Technical Services Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Tel.:(+876)9775921    Fax: (+876)9773619