The Value of Socio Economic Genetic Resources

One of the most important resources on Earth, our fantastic web of biodiversity-from fungus and ferns to amoebas and molluscs - provides a wide range of services and resources that directly support human health, societies and economies; bringing immense, and in some cases incalculable, value and benefits for humanity.

Aims of GenoBusiness Forum

Natural wealth is a two-day forum organized by the Oman Animal Plant & Genetic Resources Center (OAPGRC) with the technical support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with public and private sector stakeholders.


    Day 1 / 8 May 2018:
  • Feeding A Growing World
  • Natural Cosmetics: Green Living
  • Aquaculture: Hooked on Sustainability


The participants of the GenoBusiness met on 8-9 May 2018, and recommended the following:

Scientific and research community

Policy makers and public institutions

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