Nagoya Protocol: inter-governmental committee to hold a third meeting
When and where the negotiating parties will meet is yet to be decided
Nagoya Protocol: landmark treaty on genetic resources to enter into force in October
Treaty mandates sharing of benefits from utilization of genetic resources and traditional knowledge with local communities
Developed countries to double biodiversity-related funds flow by 2015
Provided developing countries make robust baselines and reporting framework
'CBD has lost its track'
Bolivia is one of the few countries that has consistently been opposing treating biodiversity as a commodity at the ongoing Conference of Parties …
G77, China appeal to developed countries to meet commitments on resource mobilisation
Financial targets agreed to by developed countries in Nagoya were to be determined at CoP 11 in Hyderabad
Nagoya Protocol comes into force
The biodiversity protection pact will ensure that benefits of natural resources and their commercial derivatives are shared with local communities
'Biodiversity authority needs autonomy'
Balakrishna Pisupati was the first biodiversity expert to head India's National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) and had more than six months to go …
India has approved ratification of Nagoya Protocol
Environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan calls for partnership between developed and developing countries to meet the challenges of protecting …
'Most countries don’t want to recognise indigenous people as people'
Mohammed Taghi Farvar, former director of Avicenna University in Iran, is a well-known ecologist and social scientist. At present, he is the …
Big step for biocultural rights
The Nagoya Protocol promotes community stewardship of genetic resources. India needs to foster this
Biodiversity meet begins; India takes over presidency of CBD
CoP 11 will decide future course of action plans to meet Aichi Targets
Biodiversity governance: The agreements and laws that help enforce it
Major legally binding conventions to protect nature were adopted at the Rio Summit where several countries came together amid rapidly …