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Major works on Farmers' Rights – global level

Here you will find listed a collection of major works dealing with Farmers' Rights on a global level. To access summaries of the listed works, please click on the links below.

Halewood, Michael (ed.)(2016):
Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights: Challenges in Taxonomy and Law
(Abdingdon, UK: Routledge)
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Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (ed.)(2013):
Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices
(Abdingdon, UK: Routledge)
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de la Perrière, Robert Ali Brac and Guy Kastler (ed.)(2011):
Seeds and Farmers’ Rights: how international regulations affect farmer seeds
(BEDE/RSP)
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Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (2011):
The 2010 Global Consultations on Farmers' Rights: Results from an Email-based Survey
FNI Report 2/2011 (Lysaker, Norway: Fridtjof Nansen Institute)
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Development Fund (2011):
Banking for the Future: Savings, Security and Seeds
(Oslo, Norway: Development Fund)
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Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, with contributions from Bell Batta Torheim (2011):
Global Consultations on Farmers' Rights in 2010
FNI Report 1/2011 (Lysaker, Norway: Fridtjof Nansen Institute)
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Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2010):
The State of the World’s Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
(Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO))
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Evjen, Grethe Helene and Sugiono Moeljopawiro (2010):
Workshop on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Benefit–sharing in the Multilateral System
Report from workshop in Bogor, Indonesia, 9-11 March 2010 (Oslo, Norway and Bogor, Indonesia: Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development - Ministry of Agriculture)
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Rojahn, Julia (2010):
Fair shares or biopiracy? Developing ethical criteria for the fair and equitable sharing of benefits from crop genetic resources
Phd-dissertation (Tübingen, Germany: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen).
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Dinh, Thi Thuy Van (2010):
The international treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: an innovative tool for the management of the agri-phytodiversity
Phd-dissertation (Limoges: Université de Limoges).
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Anvar, Shabnam Laure (2008):
Semences et Droit - L'emprise d'un modèle économique dominant sur une réglementation sectorielle / Seeds and the Law - Sectoral regulation governed by one business model.
Phd-dissertation (Paris: Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I).
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Andersen, Regine (2008):
Governing Agrobiodiversity: Plant Genetics and Developing Countries
(Aldershot, UK: Ashgate)
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Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (2008):
Success Stories from the Realization of Farmers' Rights Related to Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
FNI Report 4/2008 (Lysaker, Norway: The Fridtjof Nansen Institute)
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Regine Andersen and Gunnvor Berge, (2007):
Informal International Consultation on Farmers' Rights, 18 - 20 September 2007, Lusaka, Zambia.
Report M-0737 E (Oslo, Norway: Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food).
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Extended summaries are also available in French and Spanish.

Andersen, Regine (2006):
Bønders rettigheter - resultater fra en internasjonal undersøkelse ('Farmers' Rights - Results from an International Survey')
Frø & Formering Report 6D (Sandefjord, Norway: Vestfold Bondelag). In Norwegian
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Andersen, Regine (2005):
The History of Farmers' Rights: A Guide to Central Documents and Literature
FNI Report 8/2005. (Lysaker, Norway: The Fridtjof Nansen Institute)
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Andersen, Regine (2005):
Results from an International Stakeholder Survey on Farmers' Rights
FNI Report 9/2005. (Lysaker, Norway: The Fridtjof Nansen Institute)
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Brush, Stephen B. (2005 A):
Farmers' Rights and Protection of Traditional Agricultural Knowledge
CGIAR System wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights Working Paper No. 36 (Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute)

Brush, Stephen B. (2005 B)
Protecting Traditional Agricultural Knowledge
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 17, p. 59-109

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Bjørnstad, Svanhild-Isabelle Batta (2004):
Breakthrough for 'the South'? An Analysis of the Recognition of Farmers' Rights in the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources on Food and Agriculture
(Lysaker, Norway: The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, FNI Report 13/2004)
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Correa, Carlos (2000):
Options for the Implementation of Farmers' Rights at the National Level
South Centre: Working Paper 8, December 2000
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Girsberger, Martin A. (1999):
Biodiversity and the Concept of Farmers' Rights in International Law. Factual Background and Legal Analysis
Studies in Global Economic Law, Volume 1 (Bern etc.: Peter Lang)
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Cleveland, David A. & Stephen C. Murray (1997):
The World's Crop Genetic Resources and the Rights of Indigenous Farmers
Current Anthropology, Vol. 38, No. 4
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Swaminathan, M. S. (ed.) (1996):
Agrobiodiversity and Farmers' Rights
Proceedings of a Technical Consultation on an Implementation Framework for Farmers' Rights (Delhi: Konark Publishers Pvt Ltd)
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Brush, Stephen B. (1994):
Providing Farmers' Rights through In Situ Conservation of Crop Genetic Resources
CPGR Background Study Paper No.3 (Rome: FAO)
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  A summary of the literature on Farmers' Rights
  Major works on Farmers' Rights – global level
  Articles and book chapters on Farmers' Rights – global level
  Major works and articles on farmers' rights – regional and national levels
  Other literature of relevance for Farmers' Rights

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