China has a dizzying array of rich pure sources. The country is home to 10% of all identified plant species and 14% of all identified fauna. The UN, together with the Chinese authorities, is working to ensure that the benefits from these sources are shared fairly and equitably.
The Entry and Benefit Sharing (ABS) business, which works in Yunnan, Hunan and Guangxi provinces, can be designed to stop biopiracy and end the lack of biodiversity and conventional information.
Remote and less developed regions, which are regularly endowed with rich pure springs and long agricultural traditions, should learn from the company, with new alternatives for growth.