relevance and timeliness of BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
as a mechanism for removing the taxonomic impediment faced
in fulfilling the objectives of the Convention on Biological
Diversity has never been greater than now as we move towards
the implementation of the treaty."
Prof. Dato' Zakri A. Hamid
Deputy Vice Chancellor Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and former Chairman of SBSTTA
is at the very heart of development. If we share our knowledge
and experience and commit ourselves to the aim, abject poverty
could become part of pre-history within 50 years." "BioNET-INTERNATIONAL's
aim of helping to conserve, manage and utilise biodiversity
through a global network of people and institutions will
contribute to this end. I wish the programme ever success."
is a unique global partnership and provides an effective
mechanism for securing the scientific foundation vital for
human endeavours to chart and conserve the world's biodiversity."
is an exceedingly important initiative for promoting sustainable
network created by BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
is fundamental for the scientific and technical development
needed to enable countries to achieve the objectives of
conservation and sustainable use of agro-biodiversity, forestry
and fisheries agreed at the Earth Summit of Rio in 1992
and which is being put into action through the Convention
on Biological Diversity."