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- DocumentGRAIN, 1999This paper summarises GRAIN’s view of what should be done with TRIPS Article 27.3(b) during its 1999 Review.Document
People, plants, and patents: the impact of intellectual property on trade, plant biodiversity, and rural societyInternational Development Research Centre, 1994The purpose of this book is to identify key IPR issues and choices and to describe the broader context within which decisions are being made.DocumentAgeing and Life Course (WHO), 2001Global ageing puts increasing economic and social demands on all countries, but older people also provide a precious, often-ignored resource. A discussion paper, produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the run up to the UN World Assembly on Ageing, 2002, explores the policy challenges of population ageing worldwide.Document
Sharing lessons from collaborative Franco-British -West African research and policy initiatives in West Africa: relevance to rural development policy and processesOverseas Development Institute, 2001This article covers the range of findings, lessons and recommendations arising from a workshop relating to collaborative Franco-British-West African activities.The article indicates that collaborative programmes showed very positive results in the following areas:the need for transformation of concepts between English and French provided important opportunities for debate on concepts aDocumentTrade, Investment and Sustainable Development Programme, IISD, 1996Examines the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and tries to analyse those areas in which the Agreement will impact, either positively or negatively, on sustainable development in developing countries such as Pakistan.DocumentAgricultural Biotechnology Support Project, MSU, 2001Assesses the socio-political ramifications of agricultural biotechnology and recombinant genetics in relation to increased food security in developing countriesConcludes that sustainable development and sustainable food security will not be achievable without better governance and a new dimension of solidarity between the rich and the poor of this world, but also not without new technologies suDocument
Trade, intellectual property, food and biodiversity: key issues and options for the 1999 review of Article 27.3(b)of the TRIPS AgreementAgricultural Biotechnology Support Project, MSU, 1999This discussion paper reviews the complexities and uncertainties surrounding the impact of the current multilateral Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) regime, on plants and animals, on plant variety protection systems, and on food security and agricultural biodiversity.DocumentBritish Medical Journal, 2001While it is important to target "the poor", inequalities and inequities are not simply about the most deprived members of society. In low-income countries a large minority or even majority of the population live in poverty. In developed countries there are fine inequalities in health status that span the full socioeconomic spectrum.DocumentSouth Centre, 2000One of the main objectives of Farmers' Rights is to allow farmers, their communities, and countries in all regions, fully to participate in the benefits derived, at present and in the future, from the improved use of Plant Genetic Resources, through plant breeding and other scientific methods.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2001The main objective of this report is to examine the new set of food policy issues facing Viet Nam as a result of its transformation into a major rice exporter and its transition toward a market economy. In particular, the report aims to shed some light on two key issues: What would be the effect on income and poverty of further liberalization of rice markets in Viet Nam?