This project involve the following partners:

The Secretariat of the Treaty provide access to the technical experts used to develop Easy-SMTA, who take a leading role in specifying the web services required by the system, and in developing the components of the web services that will run on the Treaty’s Data Store.

The International Rice Research Institute which has experts, facilities and mandates in coordinating international rice research. IRRI become the leading institution in developing the integrated data management system, conducting training and technical support. The IRRI has a long history of cooperation with the IAARD and its research centers.

Indonesian Agency for Agriculture Research and Development (IAARD) as the proponent and leading organization of this project. IAARD supervised several rearch centers and research institute, two of which actively involve in this project, i.e., the Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development (ICABIOGRAD) and Indonesian Center for Rice Research (ICRR). The ICABIOGRAD host the National Gene Bank of plant genetic resources and has programs in plant genomic research; while the ICRR has breeding programs in rice and provide the breeders’ rice data base. The IAARD coordinate the implementation of the project.

Other contracting parties (Tanzania, Brazil, Philippines and India) involve in the testing phase of the project


Posted on Jan 01, 2018