BioTrade Congress I

poster1-congress1.jpgBiodiversity - The Life of the Green Economy

18 June 2012. 08.30-19.00. Rio de Janeiro

BioTrade is one of the promising green economic sectors where developing countries have demonstrated a leadership role. BioTrade is the type of trade that supports biodiversity objectives while providing a source of income for local development.

Sixteen years after UNCTAD launched the BioTrade Initiative with the aim of promoting trade and investment in biodiversity as a means of furthering sustainable development, a number of countries, regions and national and international stakeholders have made remarkable progress in embracing BioTrade concepts and principles as integral parts of their strategies. Furthermore, BioTrade is being recognized as a tool to address poverty alleviation and to support sustainable livelihoods in developing countries.

Recognising that BioTrade is one of the pillars for achieving biodiversity conservation, sustainable use as well as post-conflict reintegration efforts, the First Global BioTrade Congress was conceived as a platform where BioTrade and biodiversity stakeholders could share their experiences and lessons learned, and establish further cooperation in implementing sustainable practices on the path to "greening" biodiversity-based sectors.

 

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BioTrade
22 August 2018BioTrade holds first webinar for Latin American partners
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27 July 2018Adding economic value to biodiversity will help save it
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26 July 2018Green exports can meet both economic and environmental needs
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29 June 2018Partners commit to implement BioTrade and Access and Benefit Sharing programme in Mekong Region
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17 October 2017BioTrade businesses become drivers of legal access and benefit sharing in biodiversity-rich countries
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08 September 2017Viet Nam strengthens its partnership with UNCTAD on sustainable use of biodiversity, access and benefit sharing and BioTrade
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12 June 2017New Blue BioTrade initiative announced at the UN Ocean Conference
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03 December 2016BioTrade is growing exponentially, generating jobs and protecting biodiversity
CITES
30 September 2016Illegal trade accelerates wild plant extinctions, more transparency needed
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28 September 2016Andean stakeholders discuss options for policy and regulatory reform for a BioTrade friendly implementation of the Nagoya Protocol
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23 August 2016Nutmeg revival helps Aceh, Indonesia, recover after years of conflict
Vietnam BioTrade
13 July 2016Vietnam's BioTrade exporters want more transparent trade measures
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08 July 2016Viet Nam focuses on Access and Benefit Sharing under BioTrade through developing new regulations for sustainable use of biodiversity
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08 July 2016Laos government sees bright future for organic farming
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08 March 2016Helping Peru protect and benefit from its biodiversity
BioTrade
25 November 2015New BioTrade project to promote sustainable trade of products derived from biodiversity
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25 November 2015Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
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08 October 2015Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
CAF Development Bank of Latin America
18 May 2015Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and UNCTAD formalize partnership
03 March 2015UNCTAD supports Ecuador's campaign to promote key exports in international markets
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