Welcome to the Grenada Biodiversity CHM Portal
The Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM) of the Convention on Biological Diversity has been established further to Article 18.3 of the Convention
Further to decision X/15, its mission is to contribute significantly to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and its Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, through effective information services and other appropriate means in order to promote and facilitate scientific and technical cooperation, knowledge sharing and information exchange, and to establish a fully operational network of Parties and partners.
Grenada has been a party to the Convention Since: 11 August 1994 (by Ratification) Signature Date: 3 December 1992 and a party to Cartagena Protocol Since: 5 May 2004 (by Ratification) Signature Date: 24 May 2000.
Grenadians to Plant Trees in Support of Forest Biodiversity
Activitities to celebrate world Biodiveristy Day and Forest Biodiversity Day. Thousands of people will be planting a tree to celebrate both the International Day for Biodiversity and the International Year of Forests.
CDB Latest News
- Statement by Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the opening of the Sustainable Ocean Initiative National Capacity Development Workshop for Namibia, Swakopmund, Namibia, 13 - 16 October 2015
- Rural women are integrally connected to all aspects of local biodiversity - as users, custodians and agents of change.
- The first internationally recognized certificate of compliance was issued on 1 October 2015, following a permit made available to the Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) Clearing-House by India.
- Message of the CBD Executive Secretary, Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, on the occasion of the opening of the Sixth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, 5 October 2015, Rome, Italy
- Montreal, 28 September 2015 - Two new ratifications this month to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization brings the total number of ratifications to the ground-breaking treaty under the Convention on Biological Diversity to 66.