SUSTAINABLE USE OF COMPONENTS OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Each Contracting Party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate:
(a) integrate consideration of the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources into national decision-making;
(b) adopt measures relating to the use of biological resources to avoid or minimize adverse impacts on biological diversity;
(c) protect and encourage customary use of biological resources in accordance with traditional cultural practices that are compatible with conservation or sustainable use requirements;
(d) support local populations to develop and implement remedial action in degraded areas where biological diversity has been reduced; and
(e) encourage cooperation between its governmental authorities and its private sector in developing methods for sustainable use of biological resources.