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RESOURCES:

Background literature on the International Treaty

Since the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was adopted, a number of articles and reports have been produced. The titles selected here address farmers' rights within this broader context:


FAO (2011):
Module 1: Introduction to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
(Rome, Italy: FAO)
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Andersen, Regine (2008)
Governing Agrobiodiversity: Plant Genetics and Developing Countries
(Aldershot, UK: Ashgate)
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Fowler, Cary (2004):
Accessing Genetic Resources: International Law Establishes Multilateral System
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 609-620

Andersen, Regine (2003):
FAO and the Management of Genetic Resources
Pp. 43-53 in Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 2003/2004 (London: Earthscan)
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Bragdon, S.; C. Fowler & Z. Franca (eds) (2003):
Law and Policy of Relevance to the Management of Plant Genetic Resources: Learning Module
(The Hague: International Service for National Agriculture Research, ISNAR). (CD-rom)

Sauvé, Raphaël & Jamie Watts (2003):
An Analysis of IPGRI's Influence on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Agricultural Systems, Vol. 78, pp. 307-327

Choudhary, Bhagirath (2002):
The New International Seed Treaty: Promises and Prospects for Food Security
Current Science, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 366-369

Mekoaur, Ali (2002):
A Global Instrument on Agrobiodiversity: The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
FAO Legal Papers Online 24, January 2002 (Rome: FAO)



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   OTHER LITERATURE OF RELEVANCE FOR FARMERS' RIGHTS
   Background literature on intellectual property rights
   Background literature on the International Treaty
   Other background literature on the management of plant genetic resources
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