biological resources

biological resources

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as genetic resources, organisms or parts thereof, populations, or any other biotic component of ecosystems with actual or potential use or value for humanity.
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The seminar program includes consideration of such issues as the law of the sea, maritime policy, sea pollution, development of Caspian resources, preservation of its biodiversity and biological resources, coastal zones, integrated coastal zone management and marine spatial planning.
For the Environmental and Biological Resources sector, Mohamed al Farsi won for his project titled 'Quality Evaluation of Omani Honey'.
A bioeconomy centres on using renewable biological resources to produce food, energy and other value-added products, resulting in innovation, job creation, and economic development.
Efforts towards greener Botswana are promising as the country takes pride in having consistently maintained policies geared towards sustainable management of biological resources.
It's also the first of its kind project where the government, private sector and local communities have come together to develop nature based products through the sustainable use of the country's rich biological resources to support sustainable rural livelihoods.
The sector is defined as the parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from the land and sea, such as crops, forests and animals, to produce food, materials and energy.
The research proposals submitted by 18 academic institutions were distributed onto six research categories; 9 within the energy and industry sector, 5 within health and social service sectors, 9 within environment and biological resources sector, 9 at the culture, social, science and basic sector, 6 within communication and IT sector and 3 within education and human resources sector.
"The biological resources of the GCC are facing a medium level of such threats, which is biological piracy, especially its marine resources and endangered species."

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