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BGCI ABS Learning Tool

BGCI, in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, has created a suite of learning modules on access and benefit sharing, essential for those working in botanic gardens.  The modules below will take you step by step through the role of the CBD, the history of the Nagoya Protocol and important articles of the Protocol, as well as providing essential information for preparation and practical implementation. After every module there is a quick quiz to test your knowledge.

Powerpoint presentions are also available to download for those interested in utilising this resource for training purposes.

 The module PDF's can be downloaded to work offline

These resources are available in French [Fr] Spanish [Es] and Chinese  [中国语文]

Module 1 Introduction to the Convention on Biological Diversity

 

 

Resources and References Module 1

Module 1 Powerpoint Presentation

 

Module 2 The Development of an International Regime on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing  

 

Resources and References Module 2

Module 2 Powerpoint Presentation 

 

 

Module 3 Key Articles of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing  

 

Resources and References Module 3

Module 3 Powerpoint Presentation 

 

 

Module 4A Practical Implementation for Botanic Gardens

 

Resources and References Module 4A

Module 4A Powerpoint Presentation

 

 

Module 4B Practical Implementation for Botanic Gardens

 

Resources and References Module 4B

Module 4B Powerpoint Presentation

 

 

Module 5 Developing a Checklist/Toolkit for your Garden

 

Resources and References Modules 5

Module 5 Powerpoint Presentation

 

 

Module 6 Developing Contracts and Agreements

 

Resources and References Modules 6

 Module 6 Powerpoint Presentation

 

 

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Acknowledgements

These modules were writen by China Williams and Natasha Ali (RBG Kew) and Kate Davis (BGCI's ABS Advisor).

BGCI is grateful for the support of the Convention on Biological Diversity and The Japan Biodiversity Fund which allowed the development of these learning modules.