The international "4 per 1000" Initiative

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Joining the Initiative


Who canjoin?

In order to join the “4 per 1000”, you must represent an existing structure, of one of the following types:

  • States or local authorities
  • International organisations
  • Public/private donors, foundations, etc…
  • Agricultural and/or forestry producers’ organisations
  • Scientific research and/or educational institutions
  • Civil society, associations, NGOs
  • Private companies


To get involvedby becoming a member or partner

  • 1. Download the attached application form and fill it in directly on your computer
  • 2. Download the attached Declaration of Intent, and fill it in, date it and have it signed by a person authorised to represent your organisation
  • 3. Send to the Executive Secretariat:
    – the application form (in Excel format if possible),
    – the declaration of intent,
    – an official document stating that your organisation is not-for-profit* or commercial (unless you are applying for membership from a country, local authority or private company),
    – the logo of your organisation (jpeg or png format).

Either by mail :

Or by post to the following address:

Initiative “4 pour 1000”
c/o Alliance Bioversity International – CIAT
1000 avenue Agropolis, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5

After validation by the Consortium or the Board, the organisation you represent becomes a member or official partner of the “4 per 1000” Initiative!


* Nota bene: the “non-profit” or “non-commercial” character is mandatory for membership of the “4 per 1000” International Initiative