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IMPLEMENTING ACCESS & BENEFIT-SHARING (ABS)

The ABS project in Latin America and the Caribbean of DIVERSITAS, ICSU-ROLAC, SCNAT and IUBS, in collaboration with the GEF ABS LAC Project/IUCN-Sur and the University of Bonn, provided a pilot experience in initiating a dialogue between academic researchers and policy-makers. This document compiles its key messages. English- Implementing Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) & Ensuring Academic Non-Commercial Research for the Conservation & Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Español- Implementación de Acceso y Distribución de Beneficios (ADB) y facilitación de la investigación académica no-comercial para la conservación y el uso sostenible de la biodiversidad Portugués- Iplementação de Acesso e Repartição de Benefícios (ARB) e assegurando a pesquisa acadêmica não-comercial para a conservação e o uso sustentável da biodiversidade

The document is the result of the project Access and Benefit-Sharing in Latin America and the Caribbean: A science-policy dialogue for academic research whose objective was to gather information on the salient elements regarding ABS for academic research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The project was carried out by a consortium consisting of DIVERSITAS – an international programme of biodiversity science, the International Council for Science Regional Office for LAC (ICSU-ROLAC), the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS), in collaboration withwith the GEF ABS LAC Project/IUCN-Sur and the University of Bonn.

The full book is available in English and Spanish

 

In the webpage of DIVERSITAS is more information availabe.

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