Biodiversity Access and Benefit Sharing Policies for Protected Areas

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Laird, Sarah; Johnston, Sam; Wynberg, Rachel; Lisinge, Estherine; Dagmar, Lohan, 2003. Biodiversity Access and Benefit Sharing Policies for Protected Areas, UNU. IAS, Shibuya–ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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UNU-IAS 2003 This report has been prepared to assist protected area managers in addressing the rapidly evolving issues of access and benefit sharing and biodiversity research and bioprospecting.Section II considers the role and value of bioprospecting and its relation to protected areas. Section III examines the potential of bioprospecting in tapping into non traditional sources of funding, a need many protected area managers face. Section IV reviews the international and national policy context for ABS.Section V outlines some of the key issues that protected area managers need to consider in developing their ABS policies.Finally,the report concludes with recommendations that aim to assist protected area managers in grappling with this complex field.

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