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Community, farmers" and breeders" rights in southern Africa

Community, farmers" and breeders" rights in southern Africa

towards a framework for a Sui generis policy and legislation

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Published by IUCN, Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laws and legislation -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Agrobiodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- Law and legislation -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Intellectual property (International law) -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-195).

      Statementedited by Cecil Machena and Gracian Banda.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMachena, Cecil., Banda, Gracian., IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC768.A6 .C66 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 196 p. ;
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737617M
      ISBN 101779310005
      LC Control Number2003405577
      OCLC/WorldCa53307791

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[Cecil Machena; Gracian Banda; IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa.;]. demonstrate the relationship between farmers' rights and other rights such as access to land. PART 4 gives the similarities and differences between farmers' rights and plant breeders' rights.

PART 5 summarizes recommendations on farmers’ rights in southern Africa with special emphasis on development of policy and legislation as a key step towards. Feb 01,  · I travelled the entire West Africa and some parts of the Portuguese Southern Africa to explain why the UPOV Convention should not be adopted wholesale.

and the creation of the OAPI, put paid to that effort. 27 The ARIPO (Harare, Zimbabwe) came alive and started work on farmers’ rights, breeders food security, farmers/farming Cited by: 1. Community, farmers' and breeders' rights in southern Africa: towards a framework for a sui generis policy and legislation Part I looks at community issues and Part II looks at the broad framework of policy and legislation intended to advance farmers and breeders rights at both national and international level.

The African Model Law for the Protection of the Rights of Local Communities, Farmers. and Breeders, and for the Regulation of Access to Biological Resource In Relation to. International Law and Institutions By Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher February 14, 1. Introduction The African Model Law for the Protection of the Rights of Local.

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South Africa is a relatively minor goat producing country, possessing approximately 3% of Africa’s goats and less than 1% of the world’s goats. Goats are found throughout the country with Eastern Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal provinces being the largest producers, accounting for approximately 70% of the total live goats.

In Africa, the Organization for African Unity (OAU) developed the African Model Legislation for the Protection of the Rights of Local Communities, Farmers and Breeders, and for the Regulation of. Feb 20,  · Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Lacks Legitimacy.

It Must Be Revised. By the undersigned organizations from Africa and around the world are concerned with the conservation of agricultural biodiversity for livelihood security and food sovereignty, promoting farmers' rights and self-determination and citizen involvement in the decision-making.

"This book will be of farmers and breeders rights in southern Africa book not only to researchers working directly on crop improvement, but also to policy makers and other professionals involved in food and nutritional security.

The authors amalgamate knowledge from decades of farmers’ participation in plant breeding, as a major component of improving various crops around the world. The Africa Union has long opposed patents on life and therefore, no trade agreement should require private intellectual property rights over bio-resources (seeds, plants, animals).

In Southern Africa, the Africa Model Legislation provides legal alternatives for protecting breeders’ rights, while fully honoring farmers’ rights over seeds.

White Zimbabweans (historically referred to as white Rhodesians or simply Rhodesians) are people from the southern African country Zimbabwe who are White (Caucasian/European).In linguistic cultural and historical terms, these Zimbabweans of European ethnic origin are divided among the English-speaking descendants of British and Irish settlers, the Afrikaans-speaking descendants of Afrikaners Australia: 12, ().

Therefore to address food insecurity in Sub Saharan Africa, seeds related programmes, initiatives and regulatory framework need not undermine farmers’ rights. Using the Eastern and Southern African regions, the chapter explores the extent to which current programmes (of pan African and sub-regional scope) and regulatory frameworks impact on Author: Marcelin Tonye Mahop.

In JanuaryHume announced that he was partnering with a local NGO to implement a Southern Africa Community Rhino Breeding Programme, aimed at increasing the rhino population and in the process, create opportunities for rural communities to benefit from rhinos and then stop collaborating with poachers[1].

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Apr 08,  · But when translated into legal frameworks, they run the risk of being diluted, deformed or degraded. Farmers' and community rights cannot be reduced to ‘exemptions’ or a ‘privilege’, cannot depend on a special legal permit, and have no place in intellectual property laws or trade agreements.

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.

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A more diverse set of genetic material could help farmers and breeders. South Africa contributes almost 50% to the Southern African goat population with approximately million animals distributed throughout nine provinces.

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Biodynamic Agricultural Association of Southern Africa (BDAASA) Tel: info at bdaasa dot org dot za menards.club BDAASA is an association of farmers, gardeners, small-holders and people interested in working with biodynamic agriculture. An annual conference is. Underutilised crops represent an important component of Southern Africa’s agro–biodiversity that has potential to contribute to the region’s post– development discourse.

We reviewed the potential of underutilised crops with respect to how they can contribute to topical challenges, such as food and nutrition security, human health and well–being, climate change adaptation, the Cited by: ZIMSOFF is a member of the Eastern and Southern Africa Small-scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF) and La Via Campesina (LVC).

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“We are thrilled to have Burgert join Fall Creek in this leadership position. Nov 28,  · The Africa Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is considering the adoption of a regional legal framework on Plant variety protection that will criminalise farmers' rights and undermine seed systems in the ARIPO region.

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