Biodiv Sci ›› 2019, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (12): 1386-1392.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.2019229

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The Belt and Road initiative and access and benefit-sharing to biological genetic resource: Connection, pathway and strategies

Yiding Li()   

  1. School of Law, Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025
  • Received:2019-07-16 Accepted:2019-10-30 Online:2019-12-20 Published:2019-12-13
  • Contact: Li Yiding


The Belt and Road initiative has significant timely meaning and profound historical influence. As still pushing and make in practice to the initiative mentioned above, the concrete content of the initiative becomes abundant and pluralism. Access and benefit-sharing to biological genetic resource is a focus area and hot issue in the field of biodiversity persistently and long-term that have inter-connection with the initiative of the Belt and Road in ideas, goals, manner and subject. For China, in the background of the Belt and Road, it should be make a choice to two side pathway as principal and multi side pathway as auxiliary. In the future, China may consider to raise the regional or trans-regional initiative of access and benefit-sharing to biological genetic resource and implement it, push and stipulate the legislation and administrative regulate system relates to this issue continuity, and carry out the programe of capability construction enhancement.

Key words: the Belt and Road initiative, access and benefit-sharing, biological genetic resource, connection,pathway and the strategies