News From The Projects

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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Workshop on Effective Implementation of the Biodiversity Act, 2002 for Nodal officers of Maharashtra

19 Dec, 2018

The Government of Maharashtra published a Gazette Resolution on 14th September 2018 that appointed the Divisional Forest Officers or Deputy Conservator of..

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Training for Secretaries of Biodiversity Management Committees at Salem and Madurai, Tamil Nadu, in December 2018

18 Dec, 2018

The Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project, along with the Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board (TNBB), conducted trainings for secretaries of..

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Pilot Testing of Curriculum on Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation for Front-line Forest Officers from India and Southeast Asia at the Wildlife Institute of India

18 Dec, 2018

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in partnership with the Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India, conducted pilot testing of the..

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Workshop on Biodiversity Governance and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) for NGOs and Community-based Organisations at Tamil Nadu in December 2018

13 Dec, 2018

The Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project and Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board (TNBB) conducted a workshop for..

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Meeting with Industries and Institutions Accessing Snake Venom on ABS compliance under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 at Chennai

24 Oct, 2018

The Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project has been engaging with commercial users of biological resources to create awareness on..

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Final Workshop to Strengthen Competency Framework and Curriculum on Human-Wildlife Conflict in West Bengal

30 Nov, 2018

The Indo-German Project “Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC)” in India organised its 4th successful workshop for further development of the competency framework and..

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