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Bioeconomy versus Biodiversity

Global Forest Coalition in cooperation with the ICCA Consortium and other NGOs and IPOs

Date and Time
3 May 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

The event will explain the risks and negative impacts of the expansion of markets in biomass-based products and services. This expansion is currently being promoted as a part of the Rio+20 "green economy" agenda. The event will specifically address potential negative impacts on biological and cultural diversity and the rights and needs of Indigenous Peoples and women.