Project Title: Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus.
UNDAF Outcome(s): Outcome 3.1: By 2020, policies will have been improved and measures will have been effectively implemented to increase energy efficiency and the production of renewable energy, to protect landscape and biological diversity, and to reduce the anthropogenic burden on the environment.
Expected CP Outcome(s): Solutions developed at national and subnational levels for the sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem services, chemicals and waste.
1.1. Strengthening of legal and institutional capacity to develop national legal frameworks and practical measures to implement the Nagoya Protocol: to develop procedures for access to genetic resources and/or traditional knowledge associated with them and the format of documents required for such procedures; to elaborate a mechanism to check, control and monitor the realization of agreements between providers and users of genetic resources and traditional knowledge associated with them.
2.1. Inventory of genetic resources of the Republic of Belarus based on the DNA-barcoding technique (the start-up stage). Development of an interactive database to keep record of agreements concluded between providers and users of genetic resources and of traditional knowledge, to control their results for compliance with the Nagoya Protocol, to monitor the fulfillment of agreement terms and conditions by its Parties. 3.1. Strengthening of human resources for the study of traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, development of proposals to ensure their preservation and legal protection of the rights of such knowledge holders.
3.1. Strengthening of human resources for the study of traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, development of proposals to ensure their preservation and legal protection of the rights of such knowledge holders.
Executing Entity: Institute of Genetics and Cytology, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Implementing Entity: UNDP