biodiversity

February 06, 2020 - Haruko Okusu

Benefits and challenges of automated processes for wildlife trade in poor countries

Efforts towards the automation of the CITES permitting system is an example of how trade facilitation could be applied in the wildlife sector.

February 04, 2020 - Katia Karousakis, Shunta Yamaguchi

Trade policy and the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Mainstreaming biodiversity across economic sectors is a key issue to be discussed at the CBD COP15 in China in 2020, where the post-2020 global biodiversity framework is due to be agreed upon.

December 16, 2019 - Manuel Ruiz Muller, Joseph Henry Vogel, Klaus Angerer, Nicolas Pauchard

“Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing” in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

A Global Multilateral Benefit-Sharing Mechanism is the appropriate vehicle by which biodiverse rich countries can be compensated for genetic resources utilised in intellectual property.

November 25, 2019 - Sofie H. Flensborg

Trade in wildlife as a pathway to sustainable development in poor countries – critical assumptions

Well-managed trade in wild animals and plants can contribute to the conservation of the species.

October 24, 2019 - Daniel F. Robinson, Margaret Raven

Ethical trade in natural products based on traditional knowledge

There are examples of sustainable, fair and ethical trade in products based on natural, biological resources and traditional knowledge.

October 08, 2019 - Dale Honeck, Susan Snyman, Paulin Zambelongo

How can we protect African biodiversity via LDC ecotourism?

Solutions, pitfalls and priorities to stimulate ecotourism, preserve wildlife and develop, sustainably