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ABioSA/SANBI biotrade resource assessment methodology workshop

3 December 2021, online

More than 100 delegates from the biotrade sector in South Africa and Southern Africa participated in a virtual resource assessment methodology workshop on 3 December 2020. This is the report on the workshop presentations and group discussions.

Participants included representatives of harvesters and primary producers, the development sector, academia, environmentalists, government and its implementing agencies, and people involved in the manufacturing and processing of plant ingredients, and marketing and sale of natural products.

The workshop was organised by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the ABS Compliant Biotrade in South(ern) Africa (ABioSA) project, which is delivered by GIZ and funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Cooperation (SECO), in partnership with the South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF).

The Initiates file downloadreport of the event contains a summary of the key results and an overview of the discussons and presentations.

Here are the presentations:

Here are reports on two assessments conducted on behalf of ABioSA:

Please contact Opens window for sending emailAdrie El Mohamdi for more information.