The Contention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a multilateral treaty to guide national strategies for biodiversity. It supports sustainable development through three objectives:
- The conservation of biological diversity,
- The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity,
- The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.
For more information see https://www.cbd.int/.
Author: United Nations
Citation: United Nations. (1992). Convention on Biological Diversity. New York.  p.
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