Nagoya protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing

Fair  and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of genetic resources which contributes to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

Date adopted: 29th October 2010

Signed: 1st February 2012

Ratified: 7th April 2014
Entered into Force: 12th October 2014

Government Obligation:
Sustainable use, access and benefit sharing   arising from use of genetic resources.

Focal Points:
ABS National Focal Point
Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment and Foresty
ABS National Focal Point
ABS Competent National Authority
National Environment Management Authority

Global ABS project. It is funded by UNDP- GEF. Its aim is to review existing biodiversity laws and help in developing new legal instruments for the implementation of Acces- Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the country.