Third BioTrade Congress “Promoting Sustainable Use through Business Engagement” in Korea


Alpensia Convention Center
225-3, Yongsan-ri, Daegwalnyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun
Republic of Korea
South Korea

The Third BioTrade Congress, jointly organized by UNCTAD and the Convention on Biological Diversity, will take place in the Republic of Korea on 6-17th October and will be focused on alternatives and trends to develop Biodiversity- based business with a special focus on sustainability, by discussing the following issues.

  • Engaging businesses in achieving the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the sustainable development goals.
  • The implications of the Nagoya Protocol for developing BioTrade and biodiversity businesses.
  • Practical tools for sustainable sourcing and use of biodiversity.
  • Sustainable supply and ethical demand from the business perspective.

SMEs that aim to develop such business models in Latin America should be very aware about the Congress and its outcome.

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