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HOW TO REALIZE FARMERS' RIGHTS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL:

Step 8: Enabling participation in decision making on genetic resources

This page will be finalized in 2012. It will cover an assessment of laws, regulations, policies, programmes and other activities relevant for the right to participate in decision making. Furthermore, it will present options for promoting this right, covering the operationalization of this right with regard to central decision making processes at the national level. Options to enable farmers' participation at the international level will also be presented.


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    How to measure successes regarding Farmers' Rights to participate in decision making
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 In this section:
  HOW TO REALIZE FARMERS' RIGHTS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL
  Step 1: Creating awareness on the importance of Farmers' Rights
  Step 2: Ensuring farmers' participation in the implementation process
  Step 3: Developing a national consultative process, joining forces, pooling resources
  Step 4: Establishing an institutional framework for implementation
  Step 5: Protecting and enhancing legal space for farmers' customary practices
  Step 6: Protecting traditional knowledge relevant to crop genetic resources
  Step 7: Promoting the right to equitably participate in benefit sharing
  Step 8: Enabling participation in decision making on genetic resources

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Webpage last updated 5 June 2012