Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Philippines
Official Title Executive Order 247 Guidelines on Bioprospecting
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Other
Other Guidelines
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 1995-05-18
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Philippines - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Inter-Agency Committee on Biological and Genetic Resources through the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) (research agreements) Section 4
Role Section 7
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Research agreements (commercial and non-commercial use) Section 4-5
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Minimum terms of agreement Section 5
Compliance Mechanisms
Termination of permit Section 5(f)
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Access to information of discoveries Section 5(d)
PIC for access Section 2, 5(m)
Royalty payments Section 5(e)
Traditional use Section 3

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme