A Moving Target: Genetic Resources and Options for Tracking and Monitoring their International Flows

ABS Series No. 3

Edited by Manuel Ruiz Muller and Isabel Lapeña

Cover design by: IUCN Environmental Law Centre

Cover image: Beverly Lorenc

Layout by: mogoodesign · Markus Kahlenberg

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 67/3

ISBN: 978-2-8317-0981-9

DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2007.EPLP.67/3.en



Information for this Title

Series Editor's Preface

About the Series

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms


1 Tracking and Monitoring of International Flows of Genetic Resources: Why, How and, Is It Worth the Effort?

2 Transaction Costs of Tracking and Monitoring the Flows of Genetic Resources

3 Reflecting Financial and Other Incentives of the TMOIFGR: The Biodiversity Cartel

4 Challenges Ahead: Legal and Practical Prerequisites for the Development of a Certificate of Source,
   Origin or Legal Provenance for the CBD

5 A Proposal on International Audits to Track and Monitor Flows of Genetic Resources and
   Verify Compliance with ABS Agreements

Publications of the ABS Project