Bounded openness: A robust modality of access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits

Joseph Henry Vogel, Manuel Ruiz Muller, Klaus Angerer, Dino Delgado‐Gutiérrez, Alfredo Gálvez Ballón
2021 Plants, People, Planet  
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway. Controversy surrounds the choice of modality for access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization, as established in the third objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The modality chosen by the Conference of the Parties should promote conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources, which are the first and second objectives of the convention. "Bounded openness over natural
more » ... formation" achieves all three objectives by aligning incentives between users and Providers. With philanthropic support, the modality can also be applied to unpublished traditional knowledge, which would enhance food security.
doi:10.1002/ppp3.10239 fatcat:wep2kzpz3zg4lnj3ykonl4yu5i