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CBD Invites Submissions on Experiences on Tools Relevant to the Sustainable Production and Use of Biofuels

Request for submissions of information on experiences on the development and application of tools relevant to the sustainable production and use of biofuels 6 August 2008: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has invited submissions regarding experiences in the

development and application of tools relevant to the sustainable production and

use of biofuels, as well as relevant information from research on, and

monitoring of, the positive and negative impacts of the production and use of

biofuels on biodiversity and related socioeconomic aspects, including those

related to indigenous and local communities.

The CBD Secretariat is in charge

of compiling this evidence and making it available through the clearing-house

mechanism of the Convention and other appropriate means. The deadline for

sending the submissions is 31 March 2009. [The Notification]