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Nagoya Protocol


Nagoya Protocol: Reference Documents

The Nagoya Protocol is the international agreement that regulates the Access and Benefit Sharing. That is, it establishes guidelines for commercial relations between the provider country of the genetic resources and the user country, covering aspects such as royalty payments, establishment of joint ventures, the right to technology transfer and training.

The protocol was created by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at its tenth meeting (COP 10), which took place on October 29, 2010, in Nagoya, Japan, and entered into force on October 12, 2014. Brazil ratified the Protocol on March 4, 2021, joining 130 other countries.

 

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