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Food security, biological diversity and intellectual property rights [electronic resource] / Muriel Lightbourne.

By: Lightbourne, Muriel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Intellectual property, theory, culture: Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 308 p.).ISBN: 9780754698333 (ebook); 0754698335 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2001) | Germplasm resources, Plant -- Law and legislation | Plant diversity conservation -- Law and legislation | Food -- Safety measures | LAW -- HealthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Food security, biological diversity and intellectual property rights.DDC classification: 344.04/232 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Crop improvement : the science, the business and the law -- Conciliating food security and conservation -- Equity -- The FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources : how will the multilateral system work? -- Case studies : organization and legal framework of seed markets in China and Ethiopia -- The global community needs the FAO treaty.
Summary: This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential to promote food security, conservation of biodiversity and equity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-303) and index.

Crop improvement : the science, the business and the law -- Conciliating food security and conservation -- Equity -- The FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources : how will the multilateral system work? -- Case studies : organization and legal framework of seed markets in China and Ethiopia -- The global community needs the FAO treaty.

This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential to promote food security, conservation of biodiversity and equity.

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