Africa / Asia / Biodiversity / Indigenous Breeds / Latin America

UN meeting gives developing countries incentives for protecting their biodiversity

‘A mandate created by the 193 participating nations, of which the United States is not a part, has ensured that countries will now have full jurisdiction over their genetic resources, and the resulting profits. ‘Countries will be able to collect compensation or royalties on any product made from a genetic resource within their borders. ‘This … Continue reading