This well-researched book focuses on international governance of crop diversity and agricultural innovation. It highlights the implications that the future control of food, including access to agricultural resources and technologies, might have for global food security.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction and overview 2. Patents, agricultural innovation and sustainable development 3. Plant intellectual property protection : patents and plant variety rights 4. The international legal framework of access to plant genetic resources and benefit sharing 5. Case study : the regulation of crop diversity in Viet Nam 6. Conclusions.