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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

According to Article 1 the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources, including by appropriate access to genetic resources and by appropriate transfer of relevant technologies, taking into account all rights over those resources and to technologies, and by appropriate funding, including (Art. 8j) the equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles relevant for conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. (Source: Art. 1, Art 8j, CBD)

In other languages

French
accès aux ressources génétiques et partage des avantages
Russian
доступ к генетическим ресурсам и совместное использование выгод
Spanish
acceso a los beneficios y participación
Chinese, Simplified
获取和惠益分享
Arabic
الحصول على المنافع وتبادلها

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with access and benefit sharing

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Convention on Biological Diversity
Stockholm Convention
Nagoya Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification