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Sustainable Use, and Access and Benefit Sharing

The fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilisation of genetic resources contributes to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and poverty alleviation. Genetic resources, including traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources held or owned by indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs), are also important for food security, public health, and biodiversity conservation. The ACB will promote capacity building measures on access and benefit sharing, including the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization, through the following: 

  1. increase awareness of the AMS on access and benefit sharing; 

  2. develop the capacity of AMS to formulate and effectively implement national ABS frameworks; and

  3. facilitate the development of a suitable traditional knowledge digital library
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