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Revisiting Farmers' Rights and Intellectual Property Rights - Premises and Promises

GREEN Foundation (2004):
Revisiting Farmers' Rights and Intellectual Property Rights - Premises and Promises
Proceedings from a conference organized by the GREEN Foundation in Bangalore, India, 7 May 2004

Summary

This report was published after a one-day conference the GREEN Foundation organized in May 2004, with farmers participating from various parts of Karnataka in southwestern India. The Indian Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act of 2001 was a central topic at the conference.

Distinguished experts and NGO representatives gave introductions to the discussions, presented as papers in this report. Among the conclusions is the demand for strengthening farmers' rights in Indian legislation.
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