Biocultural Heritage

Promoting resilient farming systems and local economies

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For more information, please contact: Krystyna Swiderska@iied.org

Krystyna Swiderska is a senior researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development.

She is currently working on research on the protection of traditional knowledge, bio-cultural heritage and customary law of indigenous and local communities; access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing and the Nagoya Protocol; biodiversity governance; and the role of genetic resources and traditional knowledge in climate change adaptation. Country focus: India, China, Peru, Kenya and Panama.

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