2 edition of Access and benefit-sharing mechanisms for the use of botanical resources in Namibia found in the catalog.
Access and benefit-sharing mechanisms for the use of botanical resources in Namibia
by Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Windhoek, Namibia
Written in English
|Statement||Hartmut Krugmann, Dave Cole and Pierre du Plessis.|
|Series||DEA research discussion paper ;, no. 66, Research discussion paper ;, no. 66.|
|Contributions||Cole, Dave., Du Plessis, Pierre.|
|LC Classifications||SB123.25.N3 K78 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||52 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||52|
|LC Control Number||2004410340|
Created Date: 10/3/ PMFile Size: 7MB. The Kyoto Protocol is an improvement on the CBD Objective 3, which further elaborates how to achieve equitable sharing of the benefits of biological resources, thus empowering countries to develop their own legislation to govern access and benefit sharing and shifting responsibility to local communities to be the guardians and direct Cited by: 3.
d) South Africa produced an ABS textbook, The CDB: Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-sharing. A Resource for Teachers (Grades ). The book was widely circulated throughout the region. Relevant, quality knowledge & information on IAS & ABS is readily available to stakeholders. Biodiversity prospecting and access and benefit-sharing: an introductory primer. Complete Title: Biodiversity prospecting and access and benefit-sharing: an introductory primerAuthor: Sarah A. Laird, Rachel Wynberg.
This book seeks to capture the spirit of Professor Marshall Murphree's work and convictions from the past, present and in shaping future research initiatives. the book is based on a collection of papers that were prepared for and presented at a conference hosted in honour of Murphree's work, held at Leopard Rock Hotel, Vumba, Zimbabwe, in May Given the close relationship between genetic resources and some forms of TK, this same principle is also used in a number of national laws concerning access to and use of TK. 23 Benefit-sharing and TK in Samoa Traditional healers of Samoa were recently acknowledged in a benefit-sharing agreement concerning the development of prostratin, an anti.
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Namibia's thematic report on Benefit-sharing mechanisms for the use of biological resources 15 May, benefits from the use genetic resources and biodiversity, in Namibia. Some of the more NNBP, DEA/MET, “The debate on access and benefit sharing: The Namibian experience within the context of southern Africa and the way forward.
minister on how to conserve biological diversity, on the sustainable use of environmental resources, and on access to genetic resources. • Nature Conservation Amendment Act (Act No. 5 of ): Grants rights of utilisation over wildlife and tourism to communal area residents through on the proviso that they form communal Size: 2MB.
Benefit Sharing. The legislation provides that the right holders are entitled to a “fair and equitable share of benefits from access and utilisation of biological and genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge.” (Id. § 10(1).) The benefits may be monetary or non-monetary in nature; the former include upfront payments, royalties.
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the interface between access and benefit-sharing and biotrade in namibia stakeholders do not seem to have a clear understanding of how the proposed ABS rules apply to INP industries. Namibia's thematic report on. Benefit-sharing mechanisms for the use of biological resources.
15 May, Prepared for the Namibian National Biodiversity Programme by. Dr Hartmut Krugmann. Southern Sustainable Development Corporation.
P O BoxWindhoek, Namibia. [email protected] Commissioned by national focal point: Dr Phoebe Barnard. Reimagining Access and Benefit Sharing A vigorous ethical and policy debate has unfolded over the past few decades about the way in which genetic resources and traditional knowledge are used, and their benefits shared, encapsulated by the Convention on Biological Diversity and its Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and.
ATPS (): Appropriate Protection, Promotion and Access to Benefit-Sharing of Traditional Herbal Medicinal Knowledge in Uganda. ATPS Working Paper No.
69 This report was produced as part of the implementation of the African Technology Policy. A meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, is bringing together private sector and government in an effort to develop legislation and practices governing biotrade and bioprospecting, according to an article in a is currently drafting a bill on Access to.
The regulations on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Nagoya Protocol (NP) concern all types of research – industrial as well as academic – that make use of genetic resources of plant, animal bacterial or other origin and/or of traditional knowledge associated to these resources.
Therefore, as an academic scientist doing research with. Commercializing Traditional Knowledge: Regulating Access and Benefit-Sharing in Namibia. Poster presentation at the 9th Joint Natural Products Conference, July Copenhagen, Denmark.
Indongo, N. nal Centres of Medicinal Plant Diversity project. At the upcoming VIII Latin American Botanical Congress (Cartagena, October – see meeting announcements in this issue) Sonia and I are coordi-nating a Round Table discussion on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants.
We hope to encourage a discussion of the role of the MPSG and. Study area. Namibia is a country located in southern Africa, with a population of million people .The majority of this population (62%) lives in rural areas and depends on natural resources for their livelihood [21,22].Although ranked as a middle-income country, the distribution of income in Namibia is highly skewed with a 51% unemployment rate and a % incidence of poverty Cited by: Access and benefitIntroduction on access and benefit-sharing -sharing An information kit was developed to build awareness on ABS.
The key themes addressed in the information kit are: •Access and benefit-sharing •Uses of genetic resources •Traditional knowledge •The Bonn Guidelines •National Implementation A brochure, factsheets and.
Genetic Resources Access and Benefit Sharing Directorate. Identification of Artemisia afra for Access and Benefit Sharing activities. Reviewed by Abiyselassie Mulatu. Artemisia afra May 1.
Introduction. Ethiopia, which is rich in biological diversity, may hope to earn profit or make economic gains from its Plant, Animal and Microbial. This chapter assesses the application of the concept of fair and equitable benefit-sharing (Tsioumani ; Morgera ).
First, it briefly explains the emergence of the concept in the context of the evolving principles of governance of agricultural biodiversity. Second, the chapter addresses the Multilateral System (MLS) for access to and fair and equitable benefit-sharing from the use of Author: Elsa Tsioumani.
Increasing African Capacity in Access and Benefit Sharing from the Utilisation of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge. IMPLEMENTING THE BIODIVERSITY CONVENTION Contract Nos: / / PREPARED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN. For the ABS Capacity Development Initiative.
March After explaining its emergence in the context of the evolving principles of governance of agricultural biodiversity, it concentrates on the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing established by the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, a system for the exchange of plant genetic resources and Cited by: 3.
The objective of this study was to establish a regional profile of the indigenous knowledge system (IKS) for medicinal plant use and cultural practices associated with the healing process of these plants by traditional healers in the Oshikoto region, Namibia. An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers during September and October.
Research has shown that actors who exchange materials internationally are skeptical that future benefits will accrue (Eaton and Visser ; Suneetha and Pisupati ) as they cannot monitor the use of genetic resources or enforce fair benefit sharing (Muller ). When such uncertainty about long-term benefits in international exchanges is Cited by: 1.Zambia: A Cast On Forest Act.
there is need for standard guidelines and safeguards to allow access and to protect the Botanical Reserve's integrate. to develop benefit sharing mechanisms.(1) A person wishing to access information or documents relating to access to genetic resources, monitoring of the use of, and the benefits accruing from access to genetic resources shall be granted access by the competent authority or lead agency, in accordance with the procedure determined by the competent authority or lead agency, and.