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

Edited By: Geoff Tansey and Tasmin Rajotte

224 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Oct 2007 | #170159 | ISBN-13: 9781844074297
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Hardback | Oct 2007 | #170160 | ISBN-13: 9781844074303
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About this book

This practical 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. This guide is an essential tool for everyone involved in shaping the future of food including negotiators, activists, environmentalists, food and intellectual property researchers, companies, farmer groups and all others affected by global negotiations.


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