India National Biodiversity Act (2002) vs. Nagoya Protocol (2014)

Being quite active in trying to gather as much information as possible on the regulations that are developed and / or under development with regards to Access and Benefit Sharing and the Nagoya Protocol implementation I come across interesting articles such as this publication written by Shloka Narayanan and Balakrishna Pisupati in March 2015. This […]

Oct 15: ABS updates and steps forward

Even if we know that the implementation of ABS practices are not easy due to various factors such as: National regulation under development, which uncertainties in the current daily processes; Real implementation at the national level: how does the regulation actually work? who is the competent authority? and if none, who should we contact?, etc. […]

ABS updates from the 2015 UEBT Conference

Thanks to the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) expertise on Access and Benefit Sharing, we had the opportunity to receive some updates on ABS during the 7th Edition of the ‘Beauty of Sourcing with Respect’ Conference. Several countries presented their work and where they stand on the development/revision of their national regulation. I will provide […]

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: […]