Descriptor details

Institute code

FAO WIEWS code of the institute where the accession is maintained. The codes consist of the 3-letter ISO 3166 country code of the country where the institute is located plus a number (e.g. COL001). The current set of institute codes is available from http://www.fao.org/wiews. For those institutes not yet having an FAO Code, or for those with ‘obsolete’ codes, see ‘Common formatting rules (v)’.

Version
2015
Category
PASSPORT

Descriptor definition


Descriptor type
CODED
Database name
INSTCODE

Controlled vocabulary


Note This descriptor uses a controlled vocabulary maintained by genesys Genesys.

More than 17,000 national, regional and international institutes and organizations engaged in the conservation and sustainable use of PGRFA are registered by FAO and assigned a WIEWS INSTCODE. The WIEWS INSTCODE is used worldwide in the exchange of information about germplasm conserved ex situ as unique identifier for the germplasm holding organization.

Record metadata


UUID
bf3fc9d3-52a2-469e-81fb-e062e23cd1dd
Record version
3
Last updated
22 October 2018