The 2012 Hyderabad Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held in Hyderabad, India . Environment Ministers and Forests Ministers of about 194 countries attended the Conference; international organizations like World Bank and the Asian Development Bank also participated. Nearly 8,000 to 10,000 delegates discussed issues relating to bio-diversity and bio-safety. 
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