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Dr. Bert Visser

Dr.Ir.

Wageningen UR

Direct Phone: +31 *********       

Email: v***@***.nl

Wageningen UR

Droevendaalsesteeg 4 Postbus 9101

Wageningen, Gelderland 6700 HB

Netherlands

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Background Information

Employment History

Genetic Resources
Wageningen UR

Senior Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Chair
Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Affiliations

Director
CGN Inc

Director
Centre for Genetic Resources of the Netherlands

Director
Centre for Genetic Resources

Senior Advisors and Consultant
Global Crop Diversity Trust

Education

PhD

University of Utrecht

MSc degree
Molecular Sciences
Wageningen University

Web References (17 Total References)


Bert ...

www.croptrust.org, 30 Nov 2012 [cached]

Bert Visser

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Dr. Bert Visser, Honorary Fellow Bert obtained an MSc degree in Molecular Sciences at Wageningen University and a PhD at the University of Utrecht. In 1992 he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a senior officer in the Special Programme on Biotechnology and Development Cooperation, with particular responsibility for capacity building. Since 1997 he has been the director of the Centre for Genetic Resources of the Netherlands (CGN) which under its own mandate is part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. As the director of CGN he fulfils an advisory role for the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality on policies regarding (agro-)biodiversity. In this capacity he has been a regular member of delegations to FAO, the International Treaty and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Furthermore he functions as the national focal point for the implementation of the Global Plan of Action on PGRFA, and has been appointed as the National Focal Point on Access and Benefit Sharing of the CBD. bert.visser@wur.nl


Seed Savers Exchange Board

www.seedsavers.org, 15 Aug 2012 [cached]

And very early in the scheme of things - March of 2008 - in what became known as the "collection recovery project," Dr. Bert Visser, Director of the Centre for Genetic Resources (CGN) in Wageningen the Netherlands, came to Decorah for a week to advise us on strategy and management.

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The plan we generated, inspired by Dr. Visser's plan, makes it a priority to conserve and share the heirloom varieties provided by our members.


L-R: François Pythoud (Switzerland) ...

www.iisd.ca, 23 Oct 2009 [cached]

L-R: François Pythoud (Switzerland) consulting with Bert Visser (the Netherlands) during plenary night session.

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L-R: View of the opening dais with Antonio Taveras, FAO Legal Office; Shivaji Pandey, FAO; Ichiro Nomura, Assistant Director-General, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO; Alexander Müller, Assistant Director-General, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department of FAO; Bert Visser, Commission Chair (the Netherlands); Dan Leskien, Alvaro Toledo, and Richard Laing, CGRFA Secretariat.
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Chaired and facilitated by Bert Visser (the Netherlands), Commission Chair, the event was well-attended by delegates and observers to CGRFA-12, and showed the broad range of interest in ABS and the issues it seeks to address, including food security and biodiversity conservation.
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Bert Visser, Chair of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA), the Netherlands, welcomed participants to the special event, saying it is a notable moment since it is the first time within FAO that the issue of ABS for GRFA will be addressed across the various domains.


Bert ...

www.croptrust.org, 28 April 2012 [cached]

Bert Visser

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Dr. Bert Visser, Honorary Fellow Bert obtained an MSc degree in Molecular Sciences at Wageningen University and a PhD at the University of Utrecht. In 1992 he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a senior officer in the Special Programme on Biotechnology and Development Cooperation, with particular responsibility for capacity building. Since 1997 he has been the director of the Centre for Genetic Resources of the Netherlands (CGN) which under its own mandate is part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. As the director of CGN he fulfils an advisory role for the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality on policies regarding (agro-)biodiversity. In this capacity he has been a regular member of delegations to FAO, the International Treaty and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Furthermore he functions as the national focal point for the implementation of the Global Plan of Action on PGRFA, and has been appointed as the National Focal Point on Access and Benefit Sharing of the CBD.


The Global Crop Diversity Trust

www.croptrust.org, 1 Sept 2011 [cached]

Bert Visser

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Dr. Bert Visser, Honorary Fellow Bert obtained an MSc degree in Molecular Sciences at Wageningen University and a PhD at the University of Utrecht. In 1992 he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a senior officer in the Special Programme on Biotechnology and Development Cooperation, with particular responsibility for capacity building. Since 1997 he has been the director of the Centre for Genetic Resources of the Netherlands (CGN) which under its own mandate is part of Wageningen University and Research Centre. As the director of CGN he fulfils an advisory role for the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality on policies regarding (agro-)biodiversity. In this capacity he has been a regular member of delegations to FAO, the International Treaty and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Furthermore he functions as the national focal point for the implementation of the Global Plan of Action on PGRFA, and has been appointed as the National Focal Point on Access and Benefit Sharing of the CBD. bert.visser@wur.nl

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