Access to Genetic Resources & Benefit-sharing

This category is attached to news and events related to the fair and equitable sharing of and access to genetic resources, as well as the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Nagoya Protocol and other processes and mechanisms pertaining to access and benefit sharing (ABS). SDG target 15.6 calls for promoting “fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed.”