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FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION & POLICY DATABASE:

Bangladesh


Legislation on Farmers' Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources

Biodiversity and Community Knowledge Protection Act
   Status: Draft from 1998
   Relevant provisions: Art. 2. Objectives, Art. 5. General Provisions of the Act, Art. 6. Establishment of Sovereign Rights of Bangladesh over Biological and Genetic Resources, Art. 7. Prior Informed Consent, Art. 8. Co-ownership of Biological Resources, Knowledge and Innovation, Art. 9. Free Exchange amongst Communities.
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Plant Varieties Act
   Status: Draft from 1998
   Relevant provisions: Art. 20. Commercial Transaction of Seed, Art. 22. Farmers` Right and the Plant Protection Fund
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Legislation on conservation and sustainable use of crop genetic resources

No legislation found


Traditional knowledge legislation

Biodiversity and Community Knowledge Protection Act
   Status: Draft from 1998
   Relevant provisions: Art. 5. General Provisions of the Act.
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Bioprospecting legislation with access and benefit sharing provisions

Biodiversity and Community Knowledge Protection Act
   Status: Draft from 1998
   Relevant provisions: 7. Prior Informed Consent, Art. 13. General Provisions for Access and Collection, Art. 14. Access and Collection for National Scientific Research, Art. 16. Access and Collection for Commercial Purpose .
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Seed laws, including seed certification rules

No legislation found


Laws on plant variety protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation

Plant Varieties Act
   Status: Draft from 1998
   Relevant provisions: Art. 3. Scope, Art. 6. New Plant Variety, Art. 7. General Provisions, Art. 16. Period of Plant Protection, Art. 20. Commercial Transaction of Seed
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Patent laws

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