Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
Ex. Situ Conservation: Ex situ conservation facilities are established at Yezin, under the Department of Agricultural and Research, Ministry for Agriculture and Irrigation. 13,046 accessions for 28 crop species were collected and 9,005 accessions have been fully characterized and placed under cold storage. In addition, a Biodiversity Museum has been established in Hlawka National Park... More »
Initiatives in Access and Benefit Sharing
Prior informed consent and mutually agreed terms are being practiced in various sectors, particularly for scientific research purposes, in which MOUs or MOAs are major instruments. There is no specific capacity building programme, but some projects have relevant components to build institutional capacity.
Initiatives for Article 8(j)
Community Forestry Instructions (CFI) have some provisions to respect the knowledge, innovations and practices of local communities. CFI have been practiced since 1995 to encourage local communities to establish forest plantations by using their traditional knowledge and expertise.