Information for 9060IIED
Experiences with Biodiversity Policy-Making and Community Registers in India
This report examines the extent to which the various stakeholders have participated in the process to develop India's Biodiversity Law and Macro-level strategy on Biodiversity. It also reviews biodiversity policy making, decentralisation and the development of People's Biodiversity Registers in the States of Kerala and Karnataka, with a particular focus on controlling access to genetic resources and protecting traditional knowledge. The report identifies specific recommendations for India and general recommendations which are broadly relevant for countries in the South.