News From The Projects

Workshop on role of Media in Effective Implementation of Biological Diversity Act, 2002 in Uttarakhand

06 Mar, 2019

“Community is the custodian of Bio-resources and Biodiversity Act, 2002 gives the power to the communities. This Act will benefit the..

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Building Awareness Among Gram Panchayats on Biodiversity Management Committees and People’s Biodiversity Register

01 Mar, 2019

The second workshop for Biodiversity Management Committee (BMC) members and the local community was organised for building awareness..

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Workshops on e-filing of applications for accessing biological resources held at Chennai in February 2019

14 Feb, 2019

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) launched an online portal in 2017 for submitting applications to access biological resources. Since then..

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PBAB project participates in BIOFACH at Nuremberg

13 Feb, 2019

The Private Business Action for Biodiversity (PBAB) project participated in BIOFACH 2019 (13–16 Feb) at Nuremberg, Germany. BIOFACH is the..

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Workshop on Capacity Building of Biodiversity Management Committees for People’s Biodiversity Register documentation and ABS

12 Feb, 2019

The Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA) and the Almora Forest Division, with support of GIZ and Uttarakhand Biodiversity Board, organised..

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Consultation Workshop on Analysis of Value-Chain of Medicinal Plant Trade in Tamil Nadu Held in February 2019

01 Feb, 2019

The Access and Benefit Sharing Regulations, 2014 provides guidelines for implementing the third objective of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, i.e. fair and..

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Adapting to Challenges of Change in the Global Spice Industry: Dialogue at the 4th International Spice Conference at Hyderabad

31 Jan, 2019

Private Business Action for Biodiversity (PBAB) project joined hands with All India Spices Export Forum as Biodiversity partner for the..

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Business dialogues on Access and Benefit-sharing held at Hyderabad and Chennai in January 2019

23 Jan, 2019

The implementation of access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in India came into force in 2004 following the notification of..

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Building Awareness Among Gram Panchayats on Establishing Biodiversity Management Committees and Preparing People’s Biodiversity Register in Maharashtra

28 Dec, 2018

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) has initiated capacity building activities and support in the documentation of..

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