Biodiversity is the foundation for BioTrade value chains. Access and benefit-sharing (ABS) helps to ensure that these value chains contribute to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, and ultimately trigger socio-economic development. In this context, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH manages three projects hosted on this platform: The ABS Capacity Development Initiative, BioInnovation Africa and ABS- compliant Value Chains in South(ern) Africa (ABioSA).More
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Biodiversity Benefits – Communities and Conservation
Equitable biodiversity-based value chains play an important role in the sustainable use of genetic resources and the development of local communities. ABS regulation is instrumental for the achievement of these goals.
Where we Work
Click on one of our partner countries or regions to receive more details on our respective partners, target groups, activities, achievements, and the status quo of ABS and biotrade.More