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Biodiversity and the concept of farmers" rights in international law

factual background and legal analysis

by Martin A. Girsberger

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Published by P. Lang in Bern, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Protection of -- Law and legislation.,
  • Biological diversity conservation -- Law and legislation.,
  • Farmers -- Legal status, laws, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin A. Girsberger.
    SeriesStudies in global economic law =, Studien zum globalen Wirtschaftsrecht ;, v. 1, Studies in global economic law ;, v. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3876 .G57 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvii, 365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL46333M
    ISBN 103906763803, 0820446300
    LC Control Number99045028

    For example, the International Treaty on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (“Plant Treaty”) approved in announced an important principle under the Plant Treaty, the Farmers’ Rights under which farmers are recognized as the guardians and holders of traditional knowledge and stewards of agricultural biodiversity. The Plant. Aug 03,  · Istvan Mar, current president of the food producers and processors association in Odorhei Secuiesc - Romania - explains how local ecological knowledge on wild fruit trees has been valorized. The association created a collective fruit processing unit in order to give added- value to fruits products and ensure farmers commitment in the maintenance of fruit biodiversity. (Interviewee: Istvan Mar.

    Alongside this, Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights charts the evolution of the concept of 'Farmer's rights', from the dawn of 'genetic resources' as a subject worthy of international attention, to the first legal recognition of the concept in an international treaty in , through to current efforts to develop national level policies Price Range: £ - £ Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights Challenges in Taxonomy and Law, 1st Edition. Edited by Michael Halewood. Over the last 50 years there has been a growing appreciation of the important role that farmers play in the development and conservation of crop genetic diversity, and the contribution of that diversity to agro-ecosystem resilience and food security.

    The study provided an overvier of the international intellectual property system regulating plant varieties. It identifies the essential features of this system, including the policies supporting the grant of intellectual property rights (IPRs) and the societal objectives in tension with IPRs, the institutions that have shaped the international intellectual property system, and the basic. May 24,  · If the wall is completed, it will create a considerable biodiversity conservation challenge—one unlikely to disappear anytime soon. But there is reason to hope that while one country builds walls, international human ingenuity will build biodiversity bridges and virtuosobs.com by: 2.


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