Bioprospecting is the method of discovery and commercialization of new products based on natural resources. Plants, fungi, animals, bacteria and plenty of other organisms may contain natural compounds that could be of benefit for us. More recently, bioprospecting has also included research conducted into indigenous knowledge about the use of biological resources. Finally, bioprospecting must be taken into account the rights of original communities, their knowledge and traditions in terms of the research and commercialization of their heritage.
- Track 1-1 Challenges and Practices
- Track 2-2 Guidelines
- Track 3-3 Case studies
- Track 4-4 Case studies
- Track 5-5 Limitations of Bioprospecting
- Track 6-6 Importance of Bioprospecting