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Agrobiodiversity and farmers" rights

Agrobiodiversity and farmers" rights

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Published by Konark Publishers in Delhi .
Written in English


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Proceedings of a technical consultation organized by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Madras, India, from January 15-18, 1996.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by M.S. Swaminathan.
ContributionsSwaminathan, Monkombu Sambasivan., M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (Madras, India)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 303 p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL319740M
ISBN 108122004660
LC Control Number97900292
OCLC/WorldCa36556383

The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (Parris, ) define three levels of agricultural biodiversity (hereafter “agrobiodiversity”): genetic, species, and elements of each level that are included in the OECD definition, as well as the missing ones, are summarized in Table Using farmer-led exhibitions of agrobiodiversity to reach policy makers and other farmers: experiences of PLEC–Uganda Joy K. Tumuhairwe, Charles Nkwiine and the late Edward Nsubuga 29 Promoting sustainable agriculture: the case of Baihualing, Yunnan, China Dao Zhiling, Du Xiao Hong, Guo Huijun, Liang Luohui and Li Yingguang 34 The PLEC book Farmers' Rights 9. Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Access and Benefit-sharing and Livestock Breeders' Rights. The Open Source Software Movement, Creative Commons and Seeds: What They Have in Common Agrobiodiversity and Cultural Heritage Law Agrobiodiversity and Protected Areas Agrobiodiversity - Integrating knowledge for a sustainable future. Experts discuss the challenges faced in agrobiodiversity and conservation, integrating disciplines that range from plant and biological sciences to economics and political science. by Zimmerer, K.S. and de Haan, S. (eds.).

Agrobiodiversity - Integrating knowledge for a sustainable future. Access. by Zimmerer, K.S. and de Haan, S. (eds.) Our book on school gardens is hot off the press, As governments across #Africa create laws to deny farmers' rights to save.


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Free shipping for many products. Articles and book chapters on Farmers' Rights – global level Here you will find listed a collection of articles, book chapters, issue papers and smaller reports dealing with Farmers' Rights on the global level. To access summaries of the listed works, please click on the links below.

Agrobiodiversity and the Law: regulating genetic resources, food security and cultural diversity, Earthscan, London, AGROBIODIVERSITY AND THE LAW, JULIANA SANTILLI CHAPTER 8: FARMERS’ RIGHTS HISTORICAL BACKGOUND The realization of farmers’ rights is essential to ensure the conservation and.

farmers, herders and fishers over millennia. Agrobiodiversity is a vital sub-set of biodiversity. Many people’s food and livelihood security depend on the sustained management of various biological resources that are important for food and agriculture.

Agricultural biodiversity, also known as agrobiodiversity or the genetic resources for food andFile Size: KB. Agrobiodiversity and Farmers' Rights,Agricultural biodiversity (ABD) is fundamental for breeding crops and dealing with pests and diseases.

Farmers as custodians of biodiversity information and practices,essential for food security can rightfully claim benefits for their contribution. Global policy discourse affirms immense importance on : Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir.

survey on the perceptions of farmers' rights a nd conservation of agro biodiversity in Nepal. The study was carried out in employi ng combination of personal interviews. This book analyzes the impact of the legal system on agrobiodiversity (or agricultural biodiversity) – the diversity of agricultural species, varieties, and ecosystems.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, it takes up the emerging concept of agrobiodiversity and its relationship with food security, nutrition, health, environmental. This book analyzes the impact of the legal system on agrobiodiversity (or agricultural biodiversity) – the diversity of agricultural species, varieties, and ecosystems.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, it takes up the emerging concept of agrobiodiversity and its relationship with food security, nutrition, health, environmental Cited by: Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights This book addresses the complexities of defining what farmers’ varieties are and how they differ from one another and from other varieties.

It charts the evolution of the ‘farmers’ rights’ concept, and examines the policy challenges linked to the absence of fixed taxonomic or legal definitions. The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change.

As a result, agricultural biodiversity has. Major works on farmers’ rights – global level 25 Articles and book chapters on farmers’ rights – global level 31 Major works and articles on farmers’ rights – regional and national levels 36 Lessons from the literature on farmers’ rights 42 5 Other literature of relevance for farmers’ rights This series of books is published by Earthscan in association with Bioversity International.

The aim of the series is to review the current state of knowledge in topical issues associated with agricultural biodiversity, to identify gaps in our knowledge base, to synthesize lessons learned and to propose future research and development actions.

Appendix: 1. Plant variety protection and farmers' rights act. National income accounts. Annexure: 2. Uncommon opportunities for achieving sustainable food and nutrition security. "The term agrobiodiversity refers to genetic variability in plants, animals and micro-organisms of economic value.

Agricultural biodiversity is a sub-set of general ise known as agrobiodiversity, agricultural biodiversity is a broad term that includes "the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels that sustain the ecosystem structures, functions and processes in and around production systems, and that provide food and non.

A new book, Farmers’ Crop Varieties and Farmers’ Rights, examines crop plant varieties developed by local farmers – commonly referred to as farmers’ varieties – and policies to increase the share of benefits farmers receive from the use of those varieties.

“Over the course of the last 50 years there has been a growing appreciation on the part of different stakeholders including. This book analyzes the impact of the legal system on agrobiodiversity (or agricultural biodiversity) – the diversity of agricultural species, varieties, and ecosystems.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, it takes up the emerging concept of agrobiodiversity and its relationship with food security, nutrition, health, environmental Brand: Taylor And Francis.

A wide range of crop genetic resources is vital for future food security. Loss of agricultural biodiversity increases the risk of relying on a limited number of staple food crops. However, many laws, such as seed laws, plant varietieś protection and access and benefit-sharing laws, have Author: Juliana Santilli.

Get this from a library. Agrobiodiversity and the law: regulating genetic resources, food security and cultural diversity.

[Juliana Santilli] -- "This book analyzes the impact of the legal system on agrobiodiversity (or agricultural biodiversity) -- the diversity of agricultural species, varieties, and ecosystems. Using an interdisciplinary. Agrobiodiversity is a great achievement: it gathers studies and data from across numerous fields and manages to extract a cogent dialogue from an interdisciplinary cacophony.

The reader walks away from the volume with a sense of cautious optimism for the future. Synthesis of the case studies on sustainable use of agrobiodiversity: Focus on European Experiences.

Farmers' rights in practice. The book Agrobiodiversity and the Law constitutes an updated version of Juliana Santilli’s doctoral research stemming from a project focusing on “Local Communities, Agrobiodiversity, and Traditional Knowledge in the Brazilian Amazon”.

Its main objective is to analyse the impacts of international and national legal instruments on agrobiodiverse farming systems and on the small-scale. The book is consisted of six (6) chapters addressing different elements in agrobiodiversity i.e.

issues and challenges, conservation and utilisation of various agrobiodiversity resources (plants. Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (PAMETI) organised a training programme on ‘Promoting Agrobiodiversity and Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights.

Gender is seminal to agrobiodiversity management, and inequities are likely to be exacerbated under a changing climate.

Using in-depth interviews with farmers and officials from government and non-government organizations in Nepal, we explore how gender relations are influenced by wider socio-economic changes, and how alterations in gender relations shape responses to climate by: Read "Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights Challenges in Taxonomy and Law" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

Over the last 50 years there has been a growing appreciation of the important role that farmers play in the development Brand: Taylor And Francis. Book Launch: Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Famers' Ten years of funding agrobiodiversity through the Benefit-sharing Fund: where we are and what is next Implementation of Farmers' Rights.

International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty, FIAN International, African Centre for. Farmers' Rights 9. Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Access and Benefit-sharing and Livestock Breeders' Rights.

The Open Source Software Movement, Creative Commons and Seeds: What They Have in Common Agrobiodiversity and Cultural Heritage Law Agrobiodiversity and Protected Areas Author: Juliana Santilli.

• Realizing farmers’ rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management • Supporting community seedbanks to realize farmers’ rights. These briefs have been submitted to the Global Consultation on Farmers Right, held in Bali, Indonesia, September Read more about this work.

The Indigenous and local farmers of the world are the descendants of the original domesticators of food crops. They are the farmers most active in moving genes between wild and domesticated varieties of the world’s most important staple foods.

Agrobiodiversity is the diversity of livestock and crop species created in these processes. • Realizing farmers’ rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management • Supporting community seedbanks to realize farmers’ rights.

These briefs have been submitted to the Global Consultation on Farmers Right, held in Bali, Indonesia. Agrobiodiversity and the Law: Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity - Kindle edition by Santilli, Juliana.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Agrobiodiversity and the Law: Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural by:   Intellectual property (IP) rights over plant varieties can also have direct impacts on agrobiodiversity.

Santilli argued that these, particularly IP laws that make the reuse of seed illegal, “could create obstacles for the accessibility to knowledge and technologies by resource-poor farmers in developing countries.”. Agrobiodiversity Farmers’ studying ecology and biodiversity, Farmer Field School approaches 24 Managing Pollinators Management practice: In Himachal Pradesh in Northwest Indian Himalayas farmers are using colonies of honeybees – Apis cerana and Apis mellifera for pollination of apple crop.

Apis spp. Helps in pollination of apple tress Bioversity International released a new report analyzing how agrobiodiversity, or the biological diversity of food, can improve food system resilience, sustainability, and nutrition. Titled “ Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems,” the page report outlines how biodiversity can help us produce foods that are both nutritious and sustainable.

Small farmers and in particular women farmers have been the custodians of agricultural biodiversity down the ages. They have woven their livelihoods around the integrated management of diverse natural resources, viz. crops and wild plants, edible roots and tubers, tree products and wild and domesticated animals) and their use for household food.

farmers’ rights at national level both practical and effective contributing to food and seed security, sustainable livelihoods and resilience. Examples of Bioversity International’s research portfolio provide evidence. Realizing farmers’ rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

rewards to farmers as stewards of farmers’ varieties in ways that are sensitive to the cultural, taxonomic and legal complexities involved. The book situates these initiatives in the context of the evolving discourse and definition of ‘farmers’ rights’, presenting insights for future policy initiatives.

A new book by Juliana Santilli published by Earthscan, ‘Agrobiodiversity and the Law: Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity’, takes on this challenge. According to the online synopsis, “this book analyzes the impact of the legal system on agrobiodiversity (or agricultural biodiversity) – the diversity of.A book on intellectual property rights over living organisms, notably those of farmers as regards seeds, and the sustainability of agrobiodiversity.

For some years now, the matter of intellectual property rights over living organisms has primarily been managed through a system of patents.Agrobiodiversity for food security, health and income Chadha ML () Short-duration mungbean.

A new success in South Asia. Association of Asia Pacific Agricultural Research Institutions, Bangkok Chadha ML, Hasan Mndiga H () African eggplant—from underutilized to a .