The EMBRC Guide to ABS Compliance: Recommendations to Marine Biological Resources, Collections’ and Users’ Institutions. D5.1.
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The EMBRC handbook presents a set of guidelines and recommendations to collections and users of genetic resources to familiarize and adopt best practices to comply with the ABS framework. Collections and biobanks holding resources from different origins will find in this handbook a useful set of practices to exercise due diligence and manage the ABS requirements. Scientists will be aware of any ABS requirements before undertaking any fieldwork or scientific cruise collecting biomaterial. The handbook will also facilitate the collected material to be prepared for conservation, for any further use and transfer. Implementing the recommended best practices will: • Harmonise standards/procedures within the community; • Facilitate compliance of its users to applicable legislation; • Reduce administrative burden and create a safety-net process for researchers (for obtaining funding and for publications); • Increase transparency on how genetic resources and the associated traditiona.....
PublisherEuropean Marine Biological Resource Centre
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
CitationKervella, A-E. and Tillin, H. (2020) The EMBRC guide to ABS compliance. Recommendations to marine biological resources collections’ and users’ institutions. Paris, France, European Marine Biological Resource Centre, 104pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1775