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Projects 1 to 20 of 24 projects found

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 Global 
1.The CBD for Botanists: an Introduction to the Convention on Biological Diversity for People Working with Botanical Collections
Regions: Global
Lead Agencies: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Project funded by Darwin Initiative grant (United Kingdom Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Status: Completed
  
2.The ABS Project: Law Equity and Biodiversity” (formal title “Trade Issues Relevant to Access to Genetic Resources within the Framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity.”)
Lead Agencies: IUCN Environmental Law Centre
Status: Ongoing
3.Access and Benefit-Sharing Programme – Facilitating Global Dialogue on ABS
Lead Agencies: United Nations University/Institute of Advanced Studies
Status: Ongoing
4.Supporting the implementation of CBD in South and Southeast Asia
Lead Agencies: IUCN Regional Biodiversity Programme, Asia
Status: Ongoing
5.Capacity Building for access and benefit-sharing
Lead Agencies: IUCN - Regional Biodiversity Programme, Asia
Status: Ongoing
6.Regional programme: Livelihhod security through sustainable management of biological resources – Strengthening the development and implementation of ABS legislation
Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal
Lead Agencies: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Programme “People and Biodiversity - Implementing the Biodiversity Convention” Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Ongoing
7.Pilot project on capacity-building with Canada's Aboriginal communities
Countries: Canada
Lead Agencies: Mushkegowuk Environmental Research Centre, Blood Tribe Tribal Government and External Affairs Department, Environment Canada
Status: Ongoing
8.Anti-Biopiracy Programme in Southeast Asia
Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines
Lead Agencies: South East Asia Regional Initiatives for Community Empowerment (SEARICE); HIVOS; Swedish Society for Nature Conservation; GTZ - Biodiversity Conservation Program
Status: Completed
9.Promoting Innovative Mechanisms for Implementing Farmers’ Rights through Fair Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing Regime in Nepal
Countries: Nepal
Lead Agencies: Local Initiatives for Biodiversity Research and Development (LI-BIRD), Pokhara, Nepal
Status: Ongoing
10.Support to the implementation of EO 247 in the Philippines
Countries: Philippines
Lead Agencies: Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) of the Department for Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Programme “People and Biodiversity - Implementing the Biodiversity Convention” Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Completed
11.Strengthening Local Initiatives at Implementing ABS Regulations in Palawan, Philippines
Countries: Philippines
Lead Agencies: Palawan NGO Network, Inc. (PNNI) Programme “Implementing the Biodiversity Convention” Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Completed
12.Bioprospection Program on the Philippines
Countries: Philippines
Lead Agencies: Southeast Asia Regional Institute for Community Education (SEARICE) and Programme "Implementing the Biodiversity Convention" Deutsche Gesekkschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Completed
13.Capacity Building on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in Vietnam
Countries: Viet Nam
Lead Agencies: IUCN Country Office Vietnam Programme “People and Biodiversity - Implementing the Biodiversity Convention” Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Completed
 Africa 
14.ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa
Regions: Africa
Lead Agencies: Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Programme “People and Biodiversity – Implementing the Biodiversity Convention” Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Status: Ongoing
15.Southern African Biodiversity Support Programme: Access and Benefit-Sharing
Regions: Africa
Countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Lead Agencies: GEF/UNDP, IUCN, NBI(South Africa)
Status: Ongoing
16.Support to the Implementation of Access and Benefit Sharing Legislation in South Africa
Regions: Africa
Countries: South Africa
Lead Agencies: IUCN -South Africa
Status: Completed
 Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean 
17.Supporting the Global Biodiversity Agenda
Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Lead Agencies: IUCN - Policy Biodiversity and International Agreements Unit, PBIA
Status: Ongoing
18.Seed Bank Capacity Building with Developing Countries
Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ecuador
Lead Agencies: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - United Kingdom
Status: Ongoing
19.Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices
Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: China, India, Kenya, Panama, Peru
Lead Agencies: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Status: Ongoing
20.Genetic Resources Policy Initiative (GRPI): Strengthening Capacity to Analyse National Options
Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Nepal, Peru, Viet Nam, Zambia
Lead Agencies: Donor support includes: DGIS (The Netherlands), GTZ/BMZ, Rockefeller Foundation, IDRC, IPGRI & CIDA (Canada). At national/sub-regional level: Activities are conducted by a Task Force (different national institutions with a multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral approach – i.e. public sector, private, NGOs, farmers’ representatives, university, CBOs, etc., etc.).
Status: Ongoing
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  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme