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Welcome to the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) for Biodiversity in Fiji under the Convention of Biology (CBD) requirements. The primary objective of this portal is to provide a mechanism for the efficient exchange of information on biological diversity in Fiji between involved persons and institutions. In addition, the service will facilitate international access to information on the status of biodiversity studies and biodiversity management in Fiji.
Overview of Fiji's Biodiversity
It is important in Fiji's context to specifically include the social element and in particular "Protect and encourage customary use of biological resources in accordance with traditional practices that are compatible with conservation or sustainable use requirements".
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Legislative Framework
The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan Implementation Framework 2010-2014 is a continuation of Fiji's commitment to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in which Fiji became a party in 1992.
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Department of Environment
The Department of Environment - Fiji is a government agency that looks after ensures sustainable use and development of Fiji's environment and efficient implementation of policies, legislation and programs related to it.
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