UN Convention on Biological Diversity Current Affairs, GK & News

Draft of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat released first official draft of a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Key points This framework will be used to guide actions worldwide through 2030 in order to preserve and protect nature & its essential services to people. Framework comprises of 21 targets for 2030. Key provisions of framework ..

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India attends International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

India attended the eighth session of the International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) at Rome, Italy. Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Tomar attended the session representing India. The Treaty is in harmony with the Convention on Biological Diversity. The treaty was negotiated through FAO. About the session The Governing sessions of ..

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India to host COP-14 of UNCDD in September 2019

For the first time ever India will be hosting the 14th session of Conference of Parties (COP-14) of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019, to address the issue of land degradation and desertification. Key Highlights Presidency: India will be taking over the COP presidency from China for the next two years ..

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