Biodiversity and Culture: Exploring Community Protocols, Rights and Consent

International Institute for Environment and Development

Biodiversity and Culture: Exploring Community Protocols, Rights and Consent
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2012
Country United Kingdom
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Informed Decision Making
Complexity Moderate
Keywords
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Inherent Rights
  • Land Stewardship
  • Land Use Planning
  • Sustainability
Written By NGO
Written For
  • Indigenous Communities
Description FPIC and community protocol-type processes are being used to help claim rights and negotiate agreements in various biodiversity contexts. However, recent developments in international law in relation to access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing (ABS) have brought these participatory tools and processes centre stage.
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