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date: 12 July 2020

Genetic Resources (China and India: Assessing Sustainability)  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
TAKANO Takenaka KoheiTAKANO Takenaka Kohei

Genetic material from plants, animals, and micro-organisms makes up genetic resources, which have many uses, including the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and the improvement of crops and livestock, among others. Seventeen countries, known as megadiversity countries, house 60–80 percent of the world’s species. The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity focuses on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing. ...

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