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Side Event

Customary norms and biocultural protocols in the Potato Park, Peru

Asociacion ANDES (Peru) and International Institute for Environment and Development

Date and Time
31 October 2011 13:15 - 14:45

Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions

The side event will present the development of an Inter-comnmunity Agreement for equitable benefit-sharing based on Quechua customary laws, and its role in strengthening local economies and knowledge systems. A new publication on the agreement by Asociacion ANDES (Peru), the Asociacion of Potato Park communities and IIED will be launched.