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Benefit sharing as used in the context of REDD+ refers to how financial incentives transferred from international funds or carbon markets are shared between actors within recipient countries. Benefit sharing for REDD+ can be defined as agreements between stakeholders about the distribution of monetary benefits. (Source: Forest Carbon Partnership / World Bank Group)

Benefit sharing is the action of giving a portion of advantages [benefits] /profits derived from the use of [genetic resources or traditional knowledge] to resource providers. (Source: CBD)

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partage des bénéfices
совместное использование выгод
distribución de los beneficios
تبادل المنافع

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with Benefit sharing

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Convention on Biological Diversity
Nagoya Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


The Panel of Experts of the BSF: role, process and lessons learned

Importance and Uniqueness of the Benefit-sharing Fund