The Future Control of Food: A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Food Security

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Geoff Tansey, Tasmin Rajotte
Earthscan, 2008 - 266 sidor

This book is the first wide-ranging guide to the key issues of intellectual property and ownership, genetics, biodiversity and food security. Proceeding from an introduction and overview of the issues, comprehensive chapters cover negotiations and instruments in the World Trade Organization, Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants and various other international bodies. The final part discusses the responses of civil society groups to the changing global rules, how these changes affect the direction of research and development, the nature of global negotiation processes and various alternative futures.

Published with IDRC and QIAP.

 

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A Changing Food System
1
The Key Global Negotiations and Agreements
25
The Convention on Biological Diversity CBD
82
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources
115
Complex Connections
141
Responding to Change
171
Postcards from International Negotiations
197
Global Rules Local Needs
212
Notes
221
List of organizations
239
23 international treaties administered by WIPO
247
Glossary
253
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Om författaren (2008)

Geoff Tansey is a researcher and writer on intellectual property, food and agriculture and a Joseph Rowntree Visionary for a Just and Peaceful World. He is lead author of The Food System (1995) and co-editor of The Meat Business (1999) and Negotiating Health (2005). Tasmin Rajotte has worked in the field of sustainable agriculture, food security and environment for a number of years and is the representative for the Quaker International Affairs Programme (QIAP), Ottawa, Canada.

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