Webinar on IT tool for Monitoring Access and Benefit Sharing in India

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This webinar, that took place on February 12th, 2020, presented the experience generated in India at the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), through the Indo-German Biodiversity Partnership (implemented by GIZ), to monitor Indian genetic resources through the creation of an online ABS monitoring system linked to the ABS permit system.

The activity started with an introduction of the IT tool generated to monitor genetic resources, its main features and its possible utilization in third countries, as well as the databases, information and tools that feed this mechanism (Biodiversity informatics, geographical data, scientometrics, patent analytics, the use of web services, among others). View concept note and agenda of the session here.

Access to the recording of the Webinar here and to the PPT on the IT Tool for Monitoring Access and Benefit Sharing here.

Please use the links below to access the resources:

Dr. Alejandro Lago, Project Manager, UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project. PPT on the UNDP-RF Global ABS Project status 2020.

Dr. Vinod Mathur, Chairman, National Biodiversity Authority of India. PPT on the Relevance of Access and Benefit-Sharing in India.

Mr. Vijay Kumar, Joint Director, C-DAC. The IT Tool for monitoring Access and Benefit Sharing in India.

Dr. Aeshita Mukherjee Wilske, Team Leader, ABS Partnership Project of India. PPT on the IT tool as a product of the Indo-German Biodiversity Programme.

Dr. Paul Oldham. PPT on Access or replicability of the IT Tool for other countries and available tools and databases.

We invite you to ask questions and start a discussion on this topic here.

 

Agustina Rato

Agustina Rato

Web Content and Communications Officer, UNDP – GEF Global ABS Project / United Nations Volunteer Component.