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SEEKING INPUTS FOR INDIA’S SIXTH NATIONAL REPORT TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

National Biodiversity Action Plan-2008.
National Biodiversity Action Plan Addendum-2014 to NBAP 2008.

User manual and online reporting tool for NR6
Resource manual and reporting templates for NR6
CoP Decision XIII/27
Compendium of Biological Diversity Act 2002 , Rules 2004 and Notification.
National Biodiversity Authority Know the Biological Diversity Act (2002) and the Rules (2004) better!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the Convention on Biological Diversity ?
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a legally-binding agreement between 196 countries . “ It is the first attempt by international community to adress biological diversity as a whole in a global legal instrument”. “It not only addresses conservtion of biodiversity but also related socio-economic aspects.” It was opened for signature on 5th June 1992 and entered into force on 29th December 1993.
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Q2. What are the objectives of CBD?
As expressin in Article 1 of the CBD, the three objectives are : conservation of biological diversity, sustainable use of the diversity and ensuring fair and equitable sharing of benefits of such use.
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