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Side event:

11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-11)

Hands-on tools, media and experiences to communicate ABS - developing capacities to promote and implement the Nagoya Protocol
12 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

A Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) Guide on strategic communication for ABS , a 25 minute film “People, Plants and Profits ” showcasing three African bioprospecting cases and a short animated video on the basics of ABS  have been developed by the ABS Initiative. They were officially launched at this side event followed by an exchange of views from engaged stakeholders from administration, business, research and local communities.