News From The Projects

Workshop on Biodiversity Act and ABS for Traders of Bioresources of Uttarakhand

28 Nov, 2018

A workshop was organised by the Uttarakhand Biodiversity Board (UBB) and GIZ for bioresource traders of Uttarakhand on the Biodiversity (BD) Act 2002 and..

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Forest Development Corporation staff trained on Biodiversity Act

27 Nov, 2018

A workshop was organised by the Uttarakhand Biodiversity Board (UBB) and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) project, GIZ, in Niranjanpur (Dehradun, Uttarakhand) on..

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India’s insights on head starting implementation of Access and Benefit Sharing and launch of an online course on ABS

15 Nov, 2018

Side Event at COP14 to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), 27th November 2018, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

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Side event on ‘Capacity Development for the Implementation of Nagoya Protocol’ during the 2nd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI) in Montreal, Canada

10 Jul, 2018

Dr Sujata Arora, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, New Delhi participated in the side-event, ‘Capacity Development for..

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Participation in the annual conference of the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) ‘Beauty of Sourcing with Respect’ in June 2018 in Paris, France

20 Jun, 2018

Mr T. Rabikumar, Secretary, National Biodiversity Authority, participated in the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) annual conference for..

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Participation in third Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Dialogue in May 2018 at Mexico City, Mexico

25 May, 2018

Dr. B Meenakumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority, participated in the “Third ABS Dialogue on Key Challenges and Practical Ways Forward for..

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State-wide Workshops on Implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Access and Benefit Sharing Mechanisms in Tamil Nadu

02 Aug, 2018

Tamil Nadu Biological Diversity Rules were notified in 2017, following which 385 block-level Biodiversity Management Committees were..

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Consultation meeting with Irula community to operationalise Access and Benefit Sharing Provisions on Snake Venom Extraction and Trade held in Chennai

01 Aug, 2018

The Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board (TNBB), Chennai along with the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), Chennai and..

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Workshop on Training of Trainers on Access and Benefit Sharing

30 May, 2018

Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) in cooperation with ABS Partnership Project organized two events on..

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Session on “Sustainability, equity and biodiversity-friendly production” held at Global Exhibition Services in Mumbai

16 May, 2018

Projects on Private Business Action for Biodiversity (PBAB) and the Access and Benefit Sharing..

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National Workshop for developing Communication Strategy to enhance awareness on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 held in Chennai

03 May, 2018

Capacity building and raising awareness on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) are one of the key components of the..

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Workshop and Dialogue on Access and Benefit Sharing for Business at Chennai and New Delhi in April 2018

27 Apr, 2018

The National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, New Delhi and..

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Training on concept and protocol in constituting Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002

21 Apr, 2018

The Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project conducted training on the concept and protocol in constituting..

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Inception workshop and launch of Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project in Tamil Nadu

27 Feb, 2018

The Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project was officially launched in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 27 February 2018. The workshop was..

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Lemongrass - More than Just a Plant

21 Feb, 2018

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is one of the important tradable bio- resources in Uttarakhand. It is a well-known cure for..

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Workshop on implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Access and Benefit Sharing Mechanism

09 Feb, 2018

The Tamil Nadu State Biodiversity Board in collaboration with GIZ organized a workshop on the implementation of..

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ABS mechanism and Conservation of Traditional Knowledge systems through Patents and IPR regime

30 Jan, 2018

A one day interactive workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mechanism and Conservation of Traditional Knowledge..

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Establishment of Market Linkages between Users from Nagpur & Providers of bio-resources from Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra

08 Jan, 2018

Location: Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board, Nagpur

Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) in cooperation with..

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ABS Workshop for Bio-resource Based Industries of Uttarakhand

15 Dec, 2017

 ABS Workshop for awareness generation and Bio-resource Based Industries of Uttarakhand in Dehradun

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An Interactive Workshop on Awareness Generation and the Implementation of Pilot Studies in Uttarakhand

15 Dec, 2017

ABS Partnership Project Organised Workshop for Officers of Uttarakhand Forest Department at Dehradun

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A workshop on Advancing Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in Brussels

21 Nov, 2017

Brussels, Belgium
The ABS Partnership project participated in an international exchange on key challenges and practical ways forward in implementation of Nagoya Protocol

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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and GIZ sign the Implementation Agreement for the Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project.

09 Nov, 2017

The National Biodiversity Authority, an autonomous and statutory body of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on..

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ABS contribution to implementing the SDG's

02 Oct, 2017

The Access- and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project supports the Indian government in the conservation of the country’s..

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Celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity 2017 at Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board, Chennai, India

22 May, 2017

International day for Biological Diversity was celebrated at Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board (TNBB) in association with Tamil Nadu Forest..

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International Day for Biological Diversity 2017 celebration at Maharashtra

22 May, 2017

On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD), a workshop was organised at Nagpur, Maharashtra by Maharashtra State..

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Workshop on the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Access and Benefit Sharing Regulation 2014 for line department officials, Theni District in Tamil Nadu

29 Apr, 2017

The Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board and GIZ organized a workshop on the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and ABS Provisions 2014 under the Access..

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Special parallel session on "Scope and Challenges in Implementing Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in India"

05 Apr, 2017

14:00-15:00hrs; Board Room, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

At the XIX Commonwealth Forestry Conference, GIZ had a special parallel event on the “Scope and Challenges in Implementing ABS in..

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International Day for Biological Diversity 2017 celebration at Uttarakhand

22 Mar, 2017

ICFRE Auditorium, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

On the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), an event was organised at Dehradun, Uttarakhand by Uttarakhand State Biodiversity..

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Indo-German Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project

16 Nov, 2016

The ABS Partnership Project aims at strengthening the capacities of the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), State Biodiversity Boards..

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Knowledge and Experience Sharing Workshop on ABS

28 Jun, 2016

A two day workshop organised under the Access and Benefit Sharing Partnership Project, brought together 35 representatives from the..

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