HTML Document Sustainable Management of Components of Biodiversity

Ghana's strategy for the sustainable management of the components of Biological Diversity is based on some key issues, which have been outlined below:

Release date 17/07/2010
Contributor Kwesi Anderson

The following have to be considered in the sustainable use of biodiversity in Ghana:

  • Acquisition, compilation and dissemination of scientific knowledge and information;
  • Impact assessment/precautionary approach;
  • Assessment of traditional methods of exploitation;
  • Exploration of new technologies, such as biotechnology; and Conducting biodiversity inventory to ascertain the status of existing biological  diversity in the country;  
  • Assessment of what constitutes sustainable levels of exploitation.