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FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION & POLICY DATABASE:

The Americas

Please select a country or a tag for links to the respective legislation:

  Farmers' Rights* Cons. & sus. use* Trad. knowl.* Access & benefits* Seed laws* PVP* Patent laws*
Andean Community       O   O  
Antigua/Barbuda              
Argentina       O O O O  
Bahamas              
Barbados           O O  
Belize           O O  
Bolivia       O O O O O O O  
Brazil     O O O O O O
Canada           O O  
Chile       O   O O  
Colombia         O O  
Costa Rica O O   O O O O  
Cuba         O O  
Dominica           O  
Dominican Republic           O  
Ecuador   O   O   O  
El Salvador         O    
Grenada              
Guatemala     O O   O O  
Guyana       O      
Haiti              
Honduras         O    
Jamaica              
Mexico         O O O O  
Nicaragua         O O  
Panama     O     O O  
Paraguay         O O O O  
Peru   O O O     O  
Saint Kitts/Nevis              
Saint Lucia             O
Saint Vincent/the Grenadines              
Surinam              
Trinidad and Tobago           O O  
Uruguay         O O  
USA         O O O O O  
Venezuela O O   O O    

*Legend:
Farmers' Rights = Legislation on Farmers' Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources
Cons. & sus. use = Legislation on conservation and sustainable use of crop genetic resources
Trad. knowl. = Traditional knowledge legislation
Access & benefits = Bioprospecting legislation with access and benefit sharing provisions
Seed laws = Seed laws, including seed certification rules
PVP = Laws on plant variety protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation
Patent laws = Patent laws
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