The Future Control of Food : A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Food Security Paperback / softback
Edited by Geoff Tansey, Tasmin Rajotte
This book is the first wide-ranging guide to the key issues of intellectual property and ownership, genetics, biodiversity and food security.
Proceeding from an introduction and overview of the issues, comprehensive chapters cover negotiations and instruments in the World Trade Organization, Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants and various other international bodies.
The final part discusses the responses of civil society groups to the changing global rules, how these changes affect the direction of research and development, the nature of global negotiation processes and various alternative futures. Published with IDRC and QIAP.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/02/2008
- Category: International trade
- ISBN: 9781844074297