Regional or National Measures

Ethiopia
ABS Measures
  • Proclamation No. 120/1998 Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Establishment Proclamation
  • Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Proclamation No. 120/1998 Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Establishment Proclamation
    The Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Research Art. 6 (19)-(23)
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Powers and duties of the institute Art. 27
    Scope
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Genetic resources and community knowledge Art. 4
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Proclamation No. 120/1998 Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Establishment Proclamation
    Requirement of permit Art. 12
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Access to community knowledge Art. 7
    Condition of access (permit) Art. 11-14
    Exploration of genetic resources (permit) Art. 22-25
    Special access permit for national public institutions Art. 15
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Benefit-sharing Art. 18-19
    Content of access agreements Art. 16
    Obligations of access permit holder Art. 17
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Proclamation No. 120/1998 Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Establishment Proclamation
    Penalty (fine and imprisonment) Art. 13
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Follow-up and compliance measures Art. 20-21
    Penalty Art. 35
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Protection of community rights Art. 6-10
    Responsibilities of local communities Art. 28
    Other
    Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
    Access agreements made prior to this Proclamation Art. 33
    Ownership of genetic resources and community knowledge Art. 5

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    • United Nations Environment Programme