International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Legal Rule or Regulation

  • Author(s): UN-International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources,
  • Secondary Author(s): United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO),
  • Published: 2009
  • Publisher: United Nations

Abstract: The Treaty aims at: • recognizing the enormous contribution of farmers to the diversity of crops that feed the world; • establishing a global system to provide farmers, plant breeders and scientists with access to plant genetic materials; • ensuring that recipients share benefits they derive from the use of these genetic materials with the countries where they have been originated.

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UN-International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources,, 2009, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Legal Rule or Regulation, viewed 17 July 2019, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5571.

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