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Convention on Biological Diversity

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The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international agreement that was implemented in 1993.

The objectives of the CBD are:

  • the conservation of biological diversity
  • the sustainable use of the components of biological diversity
  • the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.

The CBD website contains all information about the Convention.

Author(s):Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Published:July 4, 2022

Date added:April 29, 2020