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National Biodiversity Authority
(An Autonomous and Statutory Body of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India)

Understanding Peoples' Biodiversity Registers


Section 41 of the Biological Diversity Act (2002) mandates development of Peoples’ Biodiversity Registers ( PBRs) at local level to document as well as safe guard bioresources and associated knowledge. In an attempt to enhance the understanding of the PBR related issues, NBA has put together the following presentations on various aspects of PBRs. These presentation are merely for purposes of guidance/ illustration only.