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Fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of genetic resources is a prime objective of the CBD.
Botanic gardens are able to generate many different kinds of benefits from their work; these benefits are usually non-monetary and can take many different forms, depending on a garden’s activities and resources, for example:
There are more and more examples of botanic gardens working in close partnership, from the earliest stages, with each other, with local communities and with other stakeholders to develop CBD-friendly projects that are clearly beneficial to all concerned.
Case studies:Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh (UK)