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Access and Benefit Sharing in Practice: Community, Science and Policy


Ref: 24017
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Rachel Wynberg
Lead Institution: University of Cape Town
Host Country Institutions: PPI People and Plants International, Leeds Metropolitan University, IRDNC Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation, FOREP Forests, Resources, and People
Start Date: 2017-04-01
End Date: 2020-03-31
Funding: £325,250.00
Website:
Status: Current
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Cameroon, Namibia, South Africa
Purpose: A Community of Practice will be developed around access and benefit sharing (ABS) to provide advice, act as a conduit for voices currently under-represented in ABS policy processes, and develop conceptual and practical tools to help governments, researchers, and local communities deal with challenges and more effectively engage with ABS. An ABS Community of Practice is developed and using tools to support governments, researchers, industry and local communities meet the needs of poor producer communities and biodiversity conservation.
Outputs:


Documents:
Title: 24-017 App - EDITED
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 24-017 HYR1 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]