Intellectual Property, Agriculture and Global Food Security: The Privatization of Crop Diversity
Claudio Chiarolla
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011 | ISBN: 978 1 84980 733 3

In this book, Claudio Chiarolla analyzes developmental implications of global regulatory reforms that impact of access to agricultural knowledge, science and technology for sustainable development. The book proposes ways to achieve international equity in the way agricultural research is conducted, how its results are disseminated and the benefits shared. Topics addressed include: patents, agricultural innovation and sustainable development; plant intellectual property protection; the international legal framework of access to plant genetic resources and benefit sharing; and a case study on the regulation of crop diversity in Viet Nam. Purchase the book from Elgar Publishing …

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