Useful websites

The ABS Clearing House, managed by the CBD, has a great deal of helpful information, and can be found here. There is also information on the Nagoya Protocol and ABS on the Clearing House Mechanism of the CBD, here.

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) has information on its ABS policy here and some useful links here. The BGCI home page is here.

The Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities (CETAF) has links to its ABS outputs here. The CETAF home page is here.

The European Commission has a web page giving background information and links to the legislation here.

The Global Genome Biodiversity Network has links to helpful documents, including its Best Practice, here.  The GGBN portal can be found here.  GGBN has also produced an ABS fact sheet and FAQs.

The High Value Chemicals from Plants network has information and resources here

The Linnean Society  has produced a briefing document (17 April 2017) on the Nagoya Protocol, available here.

The Society For The Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPHNC) has developed a WIKI on Access and Benefit-Sharing (Nagoya Protocol and the CBD). This can be found here.  The SPHNC home page can be found here.

The Swiss Academy of Sciences has produced a variety of very helpful tools, including a new Best Practice Guide for Academic Research and an ABS Agreement toolkit, which are available here.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith