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Diversité biologique


The obtaining and use of genetic resources conserved in situ and ex situ, of their by-products and, if applicable, of their intangible components, for purposes of research, biological prospecting, conservation, industrial application and commercial use, among other things. (Source: WIPO, Andean Community, Decision No. 391 Establishing the Common Regime on Access to Genetic Resources, 1996)

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access to genetic resources
доступ к генетическим ресурсам
acceso a los recursos genéticos
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الحصول على الموارد الجينية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with accès aux ressources génétiques

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Convention sur la diversité biologique
Protocole de Nagoya
Traité international sur les ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture


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