The UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project has released a new publication,“Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. Theory to Practice under the Nagoya Protocol” . The book displays the outcomes of ABS implementation efforts undertaken by 24 countries and supported by the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project and national ABS projects, from six regions: Africa, the Arab States, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands.
The publication underscores the importance of genetic resources to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, not only in terms of catalysers of processes for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, but also as drivers for the recovery during post-pandemic times.
“Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. Theory to Practice under the Nagoya Protocol” is a follow-up publication of the book ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development, launched at the 14th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity, in 2018.
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