Ambiente & Sociedade
Print version ISSN 1414-753X
SACCARO JR, Nilo L.. A regulamentação de acesso a recursos genéticos e repartição de benefícios: disputas dentro e fora do Brasil. Ambient. soc. [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.1, pp. 229-244. ISSN 1414-753X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-753X2011000100013.
This report discusses the evolution of national and international rules which control the access to genetic resources and the way of sharing their benefits. A panorama with the main points of conflict, the fails in legislation and the pre-existing initiatives to solve them was outlined, highlighting the important role of Brazil in this work.
Keywords : benefit sharing; Biodiversity; Bioprospecting; genetic resources; The rules of access to genetic resources and benefit sharing; disputes inside and outside Brazil.