ISSN 2284-7995, ISSN Online 2285-3952


Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 18 ISSUE 4
Written by Camelia SAND SAVA, Maria-Mihaela ANTOFIE

Romania is a European Union (EU) country with a biological diversity in situ as well as ex-situ due to collections of microorganisms, plant and animal species. However, due to this peculiarity for Romania the implementation of the 3 rd objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), remain a great challenge. In 2014, the “Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity” (Nagoya Protocol), entered into force. Romania signed the Protocol and if ratifying it for the future, will have the chance to implement the 3rd objective of the CBD. Moreover, this activity may be further supported when Romania will comply with the Regulation (CE) no. 511/2014. The purpose of this article is to analyze our country institutional capacity’s needs for harmonizing at the general level the implementation of this Regulation. Attention is paid to peculiarities of the country to implement Article 4 of the Regulation, on user compliance measures. The conclusions of this study support the idea that Romania has the capacity to implement and enforce this Regulation. All national authorities must join together for further developing required national procedures. Relevant for Romania are procedures development that are related to access to genetic resources as well as for defining traditional knowledge to users of the third countries. Recommendations are made on access to human resources and for developing innovative financial mechanisms.

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