Bio Cultural Protocol| 13mins
Director: Sanjay Barnela | Producer:
Focus Years: | Country: India
Pastoralists and other indigenous livestock keepers have created breeds that are crucial asset for humanity and adapting to climate change, conserving biological diversity and sustaining food production in harsh and challenging environments. Bio-cultural protocols are a means of bringing the crucial role of communities in conserving indigenous breeds and in maintaining the web of life that depends on them. The film showcases bio-cultural protocols highlighting the Raika Community of Rajasthan and the Samburu of Kenya. Developing bio-cultural protocols is an important means of implementing both paragraph 8j of the CBD and strategic Priority 6 of the global plan of action on animal genetic resources.