Guyana urged to join genetic resources protocol

A key outcome of a recently completed three-day training workshop was the recommendation from participants that Guyana should accede to the Nagoya Protocol, an international legal instrument which covers access to genetic resources and fair and equitable benefit sharing.

A release from the Justice Institute Guyana said that the workshop for key stakeholders focused on the importance of conserving biological diversity and how to obtain a fair share of the benefits from granting access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge.

A key element of the workshop was to raise awareness of the Nagoya Protocol which is a supplementary agreement to the Convention …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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