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Institutional mechanisms supporting trade in genetic materials

issues under the Biodiversity Convention and GATT/TRIPs

by William Lesser

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization),
  • Convention on Biological Diversity -- (1992),
  • Germplasm resources -- Law and legislation,
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation,
  • International trade -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-72)

    Statementby William Lesser
    SeriesEnvironment and trade -- 4
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14975118M

      Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBSC) Constituted in all centers engaged in genetic engineering research and production activities. The Institutional Biosafety Committee shall be the nodal point for interaction within institution for implementation of the guidelines. Any research project which is likely to have biohazard during the execution. The “Out of Africa” Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development* This research argues that deep-rooted factors, determined tens of thousands of years ago, had a significant effect on the course of economic development from the dawn of human civilization to the contemporary by: We have fixed the issue with getting the diploma for the two courses: Introductory course to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and Farmers´ Rights in the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Thank you for your feedback, should you encounter issues, please let us know.   Focused on the impact of stringent intellectual property mechanisms over the uses of plant agricultural biodiversity in crop improvement, the article delves into a systematic analysis of the relationship between institutional paradigms and their technological contexts of application, identified as mass selection, controlled hybridisation, molecular breeding tools and by: 2.

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Environment and Trade. Institutional Mechanisms Supporting Trade in Genetic Materials Issues Under the Bio-diversity Convention and GATT/TRIPs. Series: Environment and Trade. 25 Aug One of the complexities of discussing and working with genetic materials is their multiple forms each of which requires a different approach.

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