Another organization that has explored a number of approaches to improve the value of benefit sharing is the International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (ICBG) Program.
What does ICBG stand for?
ICBG stands for International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups
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We have 3 other meanings of ICBG in our Acronym Attic
- Instituto Cultural Brasil Estados Unidos
- 14C-Iodoantipyrine Autoradiographic Local Cerebral Blood Flow
- Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (Colombian Family Welfare Institute)
- Internal Carotid Blood Flow (cardiovascular medicine)
- Internationalen Centrums für Begabungsforschung
- Irish Cattle Breeding Federation Society Ltd.
- Irreversible Cessation of Brain Function (brain death)
- Idiopathic Calcification of the Basal Ganglia (nerve disorder)
- Iliac Crest Bone Graft
- Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (est. 1997)
- Iraqi Company for Bank Guarantees
- Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)
- International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling (Society for Modeling and Simulation International)
- I Couldn't Be Happier
- Institute of Contemporary British History (UK)
- International Carrier Backhaul
- Islamic Center of Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills, CA)
- Indiana Coalition of Blacks in Higher Education
- International Conference on Boiling Heat Transfer
- I Can't Believe It (UK TV comedy programme One Foot in the Grave)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Joshua Rosenthal, a program officer for the NIH International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (ICBG), notes that traditionally used compounds have yielded new antimalarial drugs (for example, artemisinin is derived from the herb Artemisia annua, also known as sweet Annie or qing hao and long used in Chinese medicine to combat fevers), painkillers (a potent alkaloid from the skin of the frog Epipedobates tricolor--used to make poison darts for immobilizing small animals--is being tested at Abbot Laboratories), and antidiarrheal medicines (such as Normal Stool Formula from Shaman Pharmaceuticals, which uses the sap of the Amazonian rain forest tree Croton lechleri).