Beyond Access: Exploring Implementation of the Fair and Equitable Sharing Commitment in the CBD

ABS Series No. 2

Morten Walløe Tvedt and Tomme Young

Cover design by: IUCN Environmental Law Centre

DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2007.EPLP.67/2.en

ISBN: 978-2-8317-0980-2

Cover image: Beverly Lorenc

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 67/2

Layout by: magoodesign · Markus Kahlenberg



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Series Editor's Preface

About the Series



Acronyms and Short Reference Names

1 Introduction: Looking Beyond Access

2 The ABS Regime and the User

3 User Country Compliance with the Bonn Guidelines

4 Analyzing the “Building Blocks” of the ABS Concept on the User Side

5 Applying Concepts of Valuation and Equity to Genetic Resources

6 Measures that Can Be Taken to Meet the User-side Commitment of the CBD Parties

7 Conclusions: User-side Measures – A Necessary Element of the International Regime on ABS

CODA: Beyond Beyond Access – Other User-side ABS Obligations in the CBD


About the Authors

Publications of the ABS Project