Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Ethiopia
Official Title Proclamation No. 482/2006 - Access to Genetic Resources and Community Knowledge and Community Rights Proclamation
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Adoption 2006-02-27
Date of Entry into Force 2006-02-27
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Ethiopia - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Powers and duties of the institute Art. 27
Genetic resources and community knowledge Art. 4
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
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)
Benefit-sharing Art. 18-19
Content of access agreements Art. 16
Obligations of access permit holder Art. 17
Compliance Mechanisms
Follow-up and compliance measures Art. 20-21
Penalty Art. 35
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Protection of community rights Art. 6-10
Responsibilities of local communities Art. 28
Access agreements made prior to this Proclamation Art. 33
Ownership of genetic resources and community knowledge Art. 5

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