GLIS

GLobal Information System

Year announced
:2001
Year funded
:2015
Year launched
:2017
Home institute(s)
: FAO
Funders
: FAO
Project history
:
    The creation of a Global Information System was mandated under Article 17 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2001). A Scientific Advisory Committee was established in 2015, followed by a programme of work for 2016-2022.
Desired partners
: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, USDA
Functionality
: Assigning PUIDs to PGRFA, Tracking accession history
Domain
: ,
Data type(s)
: , , Accession, Collection, MLS Status, Taxonomic
Standards used
: Darwin Core, DOI, Easy-SMTA (PIDs), FAO-WIEWS (institution codes), Multicrop Passport Descriptors
Current interoperability
: DataCite, Genesys
Desired interoperability
: Germinate
Planned interoperability
: EURISCO, GRIN-Global
What is open?
Software not currently open
Intellectual property (IP)
: ,
System update procedures
: Descriptors rarely modified,only with addition of in situ and on farm descriptors,Descriptions of descriptors more likely to change.
Curation type
: Automatic
User training options
: None
Approximate database size
: 190000 registrations
Data system type
: ,
Current users
: CG genebanks, James Hutton Institute