ABS Workshop for Bio-resource Based Industries of Uttarakhand

15 Dec, 2017

Bio-resource based industries are significant in the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mechanism, it is therefore, important to alleviate their level of understanding towards the mandatory obligations of the BD Act 2002.The ABS Partnership Project organised a workshop on the bio-resource based industries of Uttarakhand on 17th November 2017 in Dehradun. The workshop focussed on awareness generation and obligation of the industrial houses in Biological Diversity (BD) Act 2002 and further possible solutions. 

The workshop was addressed by Mr. Harak Singh Rawat Hon’ble Minister for Forests and Wildlife Uttarakhand Government, Mr. SS Rasaily Member Secretary Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board, Dr. Aeshita Mukherjee Team Leader GIZ and Mr. Verendra Kala, Co-Chairman PHD Chamber Uttarakhand.