Unity in diversity
a meeting of the Convention on Biodiversity (cbd) will be held in February in Bangkok to discuss rules for international transfer of biological resources. In preparation, ministerial delegations of a group of developing countries called the Like Minded Megadiverse Countries (lmmc) met January 20-21 in New Delhi to develop a common position on biodiversity issues. Seventeen countries including Brazil, China, India and Mexico took part in the meeting which ended with a declaration on their aspirations.
lmmc came about because the member countries