Access and benefit sharing of genetic resources
April 16th, 2016

In a special issue of Farming Matters, ILEIA and Bioversity International embark on a joint effort to document lessons learned in access and benefit sharing of genetic resources for and by family farmers. Why is this necessary? For family farmers, maintaining biodiversity is an essential pillar of their strategies. This is all the more so … Read more

Implementing access and benefit sharing in eight countries
April 16th, 2016

Since 2012, national teams in eight countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America have been identifying options for policy, legal and administrative mechanisms for the implementation of the multilateral system of access and benefit sharing (MLS) for plant genetic resources. This article summarises if and how access and benefit sharing has been strengthened in the … Read more