Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Colombia
Official Title Decreto 309 de 25 de febrero de 2000 Por el cual se reglamenta la investigación científica sobre diversidad biológica
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2000-12-25
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Colombia - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Different environmental authorities depending on activity Art. 4
All investigations on biological diversity Art. 1
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Permission for access to genetic resources Art. 16
Permission for scientific study Art. 2-3, 6-7
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Contract duration Art. 10
Permit transfer Art. 11
Researchers' obligations Art. 8
Compliance Mechanisms
Permit suspension Art. 22
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
PIC Art. 25
Ban on commercialization Art. 21
Intellectual Property Art. 24

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme