Developing the Philippines' Executive Order No. 247 on Access to Genetic Resources
The process to develop the Philippines' regulation on access to genetic resources - Executive Order No. 247 - involves consulations with a range of stakeholders in the capital region. This report traces the steps in the process, examines its strengths and weaknesses drawing on the views of different actors involved, and identifies conclusions and recommendations for securing participation in the development of access and benefit-sharing policy. It also highlights priorities for strengthening the implementation of E.O. No. 247.