European Commission publishes a guideline on the application of ABS Regulation
On the 27th of August 2016 a “Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of Regulation (EU ) No 511/2014” was published by the European Parliament and the Council. It includes definitions of keywords and a description of the scope of application using practice-oriented examples.
of September 2016
phrase due diligence is explained. Important aspects concerning the health and the
food and agricultural sector are outlined. Specific guidelines for other
sectors (e.g. biotechnology, cosmetic, animal breeding and academic research)
are in progress.
You may find the ABS
Regulation Guidelines in different languages here
for further information on the Natural Capital Protocol.
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