Report of the 7th Pan-African ABS Workshop

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25 July 2013
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Organized by the ABS Capacity Development Initiative and hosted by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, this 5-day regional workshop attended by representatives from across the Continent provided a venue for numerous presentations including practical example of national implementation by showcasing a local bio-prospecting case, providing more input for further discussion, Traditional Knowledge and Plant Genetic Resources Guidelines developed by SANBio/NEPAD, traditional knowledge in Bengaluru, India, and further discuss questions regarding documentation, valorization and compliance of traditional knowledge. 

Visit the Workshop site, download the Report (pdf) and access the presentations on the ABS Capacity Development Initiative wenbsite