ABS compliance

Support offered by BioInnovation Africa

The BioInnovation Africa project supports Europe and Africa companies in reaching ABS compliance by facilitating exchanges with the national authorities in charge of ABS. Users and providers of genetic resources are offered individual guidance on ABS processes and regulations. The project's support also comprises the facilitation of negotiations to reach an agreement between the different parties of an ABS contract. 

Support offered by ABioSA

ABioSA supported and mentored 9 South African small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on ABS compliance and in the process of ABS permit applications including the following species:

  • Buchu, Marula, Cyclopia, Lippia Javanica, Ximenia, Rooibos, Baobab, Cape Chamomile, Devil’s Claw, Rose Geranium, Artemesia Afra, Kalahari Melon, Rosehip