Seminar on the Benefits of the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection Held in Bangkok, Thailand

2017.02.23 Thailand

Seminar on the benefits of the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection for farmers and growers was held in Bangkok, Thailand


◆Date and Venue :
-Date: Thursday, February 23th, 2017
-Venue: T.K Palace Hotel, Jaengwattana Road, Bangkok, Thailand

◆Attendees :
167 attendees from Delegates from National Farmers Council, seed companies, seed associations, universities, research institutes, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, etc.

◆Lecturers :

  • Mr. Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV
  • Mr. Kenji Numaguchi, Chief Examiner, PVP Office, Intellectual Property Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan
  • Dr. Nguyen Thanh Minh, Director, PVPO, DCP, MARD, Viet Nam
  • Dr. Nguyen Viet Long, Researcher, Department of Food Crop Science, Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Viet Nam
  • Ms. Kitisri Sukhapinda, Attorney Advisor, USPTO
  • Mr. Bert Scholte, Head of Department, Variety Testing Department, Naktuinbouw, the Netherlands
  • Mr. Simeon Kibet Kogo, General Manager, Quality Assurance, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) , Kenya
  • Mr. Francois Burgaud, Directeur des Relations exterieures, GNIS

◆EAPVPF Office : Japan Association for Techno-innovation in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries(JATAFF)

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