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CBD Cross Cutting Issues
Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices
Article 8(j) states

Each contracting Party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate:
Subject to national legislation, respect, preserve and maintain knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and promote their wider application with the approval and involvement of the holders of such knowledge, innovations and practices and encourage the equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of such knowledge innovations and practices.

See also Cross-cutting issue 1: Access to genetic resources and benefit sharing