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Conservation and use of agro-ecological diversity

Cohen, Joel I.

Conservation and use of agro-ecological diversity

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Published by Acts Press, African Centre for Technology Studies, ACTS Biopolicy Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, Maastricht, The Netherlands .
Written in English

  • Genetic resources conservation.,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation.,
  • Germplasm resources -- Economic aspects.,
  • Agrobiodiversity conservation -- Economic aspects.,
  • Agricultural ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-24).

    StatementJoel I. Cohen.
    SeriesBiopolicy international series ;, no. 3
    LC ClassificationsS494.3 .C64 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1391522M
    ISBN 109966410392
    LC Control Number92980381

    Use of South Africa’s Biological Diversity (July ) is guided by the main aims of the Convention, namely conservation of biodiversi-ty, sustainable use of biological resources, and equity. The key goals of the policy are conservation of the diversity of landscapes, ecosystems, habitats, communities, populations, species and genes. Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity! Article 11 of Convention on Biological Diversity has emphasized on this issue by stating: “Each contracting party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate, adopt economically and socially sound measures that act as incentives for the conservation and sustainable use components of biological diversity.”. Education is essential for the sustainable and equitable use of biodiversity and its conservation. It is also crucial for mainstreaming biodiversity. The erosion of indigenous and local knowledge and the associated decline in sustainable traditional land use threatens biodiversity and ecosystems services, as well as communities’ contributions to accomplishing SDG 4 (inclusive.

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