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Regional ABS Workshop for West Africa and Maghreb

3-7 November 2008, Dakar, Senegal

This workshop aimed at supporting the development and implementation of regulatory frameworks on ABS through the exchange of experiences. Participants identified methods of communication, education and public awareness which could advance ABS processes.

The “texte opérationnel africain” was analysed and commented on for submission to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity .

This event was organised by the Senegalese Ministry of the Environment and Protection of Nature.

Detailed information is only available in French. Please click here.