Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge and Community Health
3 May 2012 (Montreal, Canada)

The side event will bring together different perspectives of people and agencies working to promote biological resource use to improve nutritional and health security at the level of rural communities, with an emphasis on using resources and capabilities in the local context in order to achieve broader development and conservation goals. Presenters from UNU-IAS, UNEP and the Equator Initiative, amongst others, will speak on themes involving biodiversity, community health and traditional knowledge; biodiversity and nutrition; health and human rights and community wellbeing. Further information on the event … Visit SBSTTA-16 website … View the calendar of side-events at SBSTTA-16 … Follow SBSTTA-16 daily coverage by IISD Reporting Services …

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