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Towards a framework for socio-economic aspects in Biosafety Protocol
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2011
Article 26 of the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) requires the Parties to have in place mechanisms to incorporate socio-economic considerations while reaching a decision on the import of living modified organisms (LMOs) and enco...
Workshop on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Benefit–sharing in the Multilateral System
G. Evjen / Farmers' Rights 2010
This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations of a workshop, co-hosted by the Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture and the...
Hydropower development in Guatemala ignored civil society and generated conflict
C. Hirsch; M. Utreras / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway 2010
The debate about hydropower has recently been revitalised in the context of climate change and the large unmet demand for energy in many countries. This study is a contribution to the debate about hydropower development, indigenous ri...
Broadening the concept: towards a multidimensional utilisation of  genetic resources
P.J. Schei; M.W. Tvedt / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2010
This paper aims at contributing to the development of an international regime on access and benefit sharing (ABS) by clarifying the concept of ‘genetic resources’ as it has emerged and keeps evolving. The paper underlines ...
Developing functional energy markets in East Africa, and adapting energy solutions to local needs
T. Byakola; O. Lema; T. Kristjansdottir 2009
This report focuses on the necessary framework for a sustainable energy project to succeed in addressing energy security and poverty reduction whilst being sustainable and environmentaly friendly. As such, the report summarises the ex...
India case an important milestone, but better articulation of Farmers Rights still required
A. Ramanna / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2006
India is among the first countries in the world to have passed Farmers’ Rights and plant variety protection legislation. This study analyses the achievements, barriers and limitations of India’s approach so far. A key findin...
Farmers' rights in Peru
M. R. Muller / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2006
This case study provides an overview of the state of Farmers’ Rights in Peru and of the perceptions of central stakeholders in this regard. The study offers an analysis of the various and complex issues and problems which ...
Agricultural gene banks are important resource for developing world agriculture
C. Fowler; M. Smale; S. Gaiji / International Food Policy Research Institute 2004
While acknowledging the significance of historical patterns, this study provides a snapshot of recent flows of genetic resources in agriculture, enabled through the centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Resea...
Consequences of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
C. Fowler / Biodevelopements International Institute 2003
Lack of qualified researchers and facilities main cause of gaps in biotechnology activities: lessons from Ethiopia
A. Waktola; B. Tsegaye / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
The report gives an overview of relevant public management and research institutions, and institutions of higher learning including mandates and capacity. It also covers policies and legal/regulatory framework. Based on interviews wit...
Items 1 to 10 of 10

Items 1 to 10 of 10

Towards a framework for socio-economic aspects in Biosafety Protocol
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2011
Article 26 of the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) requires the Parties to have in place mechanisms to incorporate socio-economic considerations while reaching a decision on the import of living modified organisms (LMOs) and enco...
Workshop on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Benefit–sharing in the Multilateral System
G. Evjen / Farmers' Rights 2010
This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations of a workshop, co-hosted by the Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture and the...
Hydropower development in Guatemala ignored civil society and generated conflict
C. Hirsch; M. Utreras / Association for International Water and Forest Studies, Norway 2010
The debate about hydropower has recently been revitalised in the context of climate change and the large unmet demand for energy in many countries. This study is a contribution to the debate about hydropower development, indigenous ri...
Broadening the concept: towards a multidimensional utilisation of  genetic resources
P.J. Schei; M.W. Tvedt / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2010
This paper aims at contributing to the development of an international regime on access and benefit sharing (ABS) by clarifying the concept of ‘genetic resources’ as it has emerged and keeps evolving. The paper underlines ...
Developing functional energy markets in East Africa, and adapting energy solutions to local needs
T. Byakola; O. Lema; T. Kristjansdottir 2009
This report focuses on the necessary framework for a sustainable energy project to succeed in addressing energy security and poverty reduction whilst being sustainable and environmentaly friendly. As such, the report summarises the ex...
India case an important milestone, but better articulation of Farmers Rights still required
A. Ramanna / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2006
India is among the first countries in the world to have passed Farmers’ Rights and plant variety protection legislation. This study analyses the achievements, barriers and limitations of India’s approach so far. A key findin...
Farmers' rights in Peru
M. R. Muller / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2006
This case study provides an overview of the state of Farmers’ Rights in Peru and of the perceptions of central stakeholders in this regard. The study offers an analysis of the various and complex issues and problems which ...
Agricultural gene banks are important resource for developing world agriculture
C. Fowler; M. Smale; S. Gaiji / International Food Policy Research Institute 2004
While acknowledging the significance of historical patterns, this study provides a snapshot of recent flows of genetic resources in agriculture, enabled through the centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Resea...
Consequences of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
C. Fowler / Biodevelopements International Institute 2003
Lack of qualified researchers and facilities main cause of gaps in biotechnology activities: lessons from Ethiopia
A. Waktola; B. Tsegaye / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2003
The report gives an overview of relevant public management and research institutions, and institutions of higher learning including mandates and capacity. It also covers policies and legal/regulatory framework. Based on interviews wit...
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