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The Hoodia case: the San experiences with benefit-sharing agreements

Church Development Service

Date and Time
29 March 2006 18:30 - 20:15

Eighth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 8)

At this side-event representatives of the San are going to inform about their benefit-sharing agreements regarding the use of Hoodia. Representatives of European NGOs inform about (non)compliance with these agreements in user countries. - Working Group for Indigenous Minorities in Southern Africa (WIMSA), Namibia - Biowatch, South Africa - Bern Declaration (EvB), Switzerland - Church Development Service (EED), Germany