Cameroon seeks to implement the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

Cameroon is rich with an enormous diversity of plants, animals, and microorganisms which places the country on the 5th position in the official ranking in this domain. This is important to the people particularly in the socio-economic; scientific and medicinal domains but for years, the private sector has exploited these resources without sharing the profits with the local communities which can improve their livelihood. The convention on biological diversity (CBD) was adopted in 1992 to ensure biodiversity conservation, sustainable usage and access to genetic resources, the fair and equitable sharing of profits arising from the use of these resources. To … Continue reading Cameroon seeks to implement the Nagoya Protocol on ABS