Latin America

Countries in South and Central American have experienced substantial policy and legal developments in regard to biodiversity and related issues, such as access to  genetic resources and benefit sharing (ABS), protection of traditional knowledge (TK), biosafety, intellectual property rights (IPR), biotechnology, and biodiversity planning, among other things.

Training materials for this review include lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations and interactive group practice exercises.

A number of selected law and policy files are also available as reference materials.

Additional handouts to enrich the training include a summary of overheads for each presentation, references to the full-text of relevant laws and policies and a bibliography for further reading.

Other materials for trainers include an overview with a complete list of handouts, workshop schedule, an evaluation form and instructions for trainers with a timed schedule of activities and handouts. See also Information for Trainers , for a selection of templates, tips, and step-by-step guidelines for planning and delivering a successful training workshop.

Additional information

Other Handouts

Information for Trainers

 Summary of overheads
 (296 KB)

 Reference Materials (91 KB)

 Bibliography (40 KB)

 Instructions for trainers (139 KB)

 Objectives and schedule (23 KB)

 Schedule (62 KB)

 Overview and list of handouts (59 KB)

 Checklist for trainers (76 KB)

 Evaluation of Strengths and Weaknesses (197 KB)

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