Example of big Biodiversity loss – Nicaragua

While working on the project I have with the IUCN for the ratification of Angola to the RAMSAR Convention, I am looking for a lot of scientific information on the state of biodiversity and forests in Angola. I found an interesting initiative – Mongabay – that tries to have updated information on the state of […]

Paper on ABS: an innovative financing tool

Earlier this month I found an interesting article from IP Watch, in which it refers to a paper published in the Asian Biotechnology and Development Review and entitled, “Access and Benefit Sharing as an Innovative Financing Mechanism” suggests that ABS requirements should be looked at as an innovative financing tool more than only a tool to […]

Quick updates on laws with regards to the Nagoya Protocol

During these last months, I came across several small articles in the news about ABS laws that are in development. Find below a short selection of the news I found: Kenya: According to a recent article of IP Watch, they remind us that in 2009, the Kenyan government had adopted its first national policy framework: […]