Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Philippines
Official Title Guidelines for Bioprospecting Activities in the Philippines
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Adopted
Date of Adoption 2005-01-14
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
Bioprospecting activities Section 2
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Guidelines for PIC Section 13
PIC certificate Annex IV
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Bioprospecting undertaking (agreement) Section 6.1
Certificate of acceptance (of benefits) Annex VII
Guidelines for benefit-sharing Sections 14-22
Material transfer agreement Annex II
Quota of allowable species/specimens to be collected Annex III
Compliance Mechanisms
Certificate of compliance to collection quota Annex VIII
Compliance to proper procurement of PIC Annex VI
Monitoring Sections 23-27
Sanctions and remedies Sections 30-31
Checklist of process and content indicators Annex V
Exemptions Section 3
Terms and conditions Annex I

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme