Historic New Treaty Lays Ground Rules for Sharing Benefits of World’s Wealth of Genetic Resources
Historic New Treaty Lays Out Ground Rules for Sharing Benefits of World’s Wealth of Genetic Resources
Governments Also Agree Strategic 10 Year-Plan with Targets and Timetables to Combat Loss of Planet’s Nature-Based Resources
October 29, 2010 United Nations Environment Programme
Nagoya - After close to 20 years of discussion and debate, governments from across the globe today agreed to a new treaty to manage the world’s economically-central genetic resources in a far fairer and more systematic way.