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Role, Rights & Responsibilities of Local communities on their biodiversity conservation, promotion, sustainable utilization

Society for Management of Biodiversity

Date and Time
15 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

We, Society for Management of Biodiversity (SYMBIO) promotes the Objectives of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with an aim of “Sustaining life on earth” by integrating Biodiversity into Community activities, Government policies and Business strategies. SYMBIO works for constitution of local communities as per Indian Biological Diversity Act, 2002 at village level and helps in developing protocols to conserve, promote and sustainable utilization of biodiversity. We will present some of the case studies of local communities, how they are working towards their objectives with our intervention.