Submission of Views on Issues for Further Consideration for Digital Sequence Information on Genetic Resources

IT for Change collaborated with Third World Network to deepen our knowledge of Digital Sequence Information (DSI) on Genetic Resources. This submission, being made to the Secretariat to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), focuses on ensuring that sovereign rights to benefit sharing are retained under the CBD and Nagoya Protocol, that open access of DSI has sufficient safeguards and prevents knowledge enclosures in the hands of a few, and a multilateral mechanism is developed to regulate sharing of DSI.

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