Tag Archives: Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits (ABS)

Securing jobs and growth from natural resources

Africa’s plant species is a high-growth economic sector capable of creating skilled and unskilled jobs, stimulating technology development, protecting the environment and biodiversity, and generating valuable foreign exchange from exports. According to representatives of more than 40 African meeting in Cape Town, South Africa recently, Africa’s biodiversity is in high demand internationally for their health,