Preparation of Peoples Biodiversity Registers to include

  • Comprehensive information on availability and knowledge of local biological resources, their medicinal or any other use or any other traditional knowledge associated with them;

  • Data about the local vaids and practitioners using the biological resources

  • Details of the access to biological resources and traditional knowledge granted, details of the collection fee imposed and details of the benefits derived and the mode of their sharing.


  • Community regulation of access to biodiversity resources leading to sustainable harvests.

  • Promoting knowledge-based sustainable management of agriculture, livestock, fish, forests and public health so as to enhance the quality of life of the community members.

  • Opportunities to generate funds through imposition of collection fees for access to biodiversity resources.

  • Conserving valued resources.

  • Value addition to biodiversity resources

  • Recording of biodiversity related knowledge, pertaining to management

  • Recording of biodiversity related knowledge, coupled to opportunities to generate funds through imposition of collection fees for access to local knowledge.

  • Sharing in the benefits of commercial application of local knowledge.


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National Informatics Centre

Karnataka Biodiversity Board
(Department of Forests, Ecology and Environment)
Ground Floor, Vanavikas, 18th Cross, Malleshwaram,
Bangalore-03 Ph: 080-23448783, Fax: 080-23440535
E-mail:kbb.kar@gmail.com Website.www.kbb.kar.nic.in

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Last Updated:03/07/2009