What does Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mean?

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UNDP-GEF ABS around the world

There is a global ABS project with 24 countries and national ABS projects in 16 countries

UNDP-GEF Global ABS ProjectUNDP-GEF National ABS Project

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