02 Jun 2009

Ethical BioTrade Community Programme Launched

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The Union for Ethical BioTrade has announced the launch of its Ethical BioTrade Community Programme aimed at supporting the deeper engagement of local and indigenous communities in the ethical sourcing of biodiversity. The effective implementation of Ethical BioTrade principles in local and indigenous communities will contribute to efforts to achieve global conservation and the development objectives established by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In conjunction with the programme’s launch, the Union for Ethical BioTrade is announcing its first call for applications for Ethical BioTrade Community Grants. Proposals are now being solicited from Union Trading Members or applicant Trading Members for community sourcing projects.

View the press release associated with the programme’s launch, or browse the Union for Ethical BioTrade site dedicated to the Ethical BioTrade Community Grants.

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