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Tone Winge

Tone WingePosition at FNI: Research Fellow

Academic background
   Master in Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (2006).
   Bachelor in Political Science and Human Geography, University of Oslo (2004).

Main research interests
Management of, and law and policy related to, genetic resources. Intellectual property rights and Open Source solutions. Innovation and its links to development. Rural and agricultural development. Farmers' Rights.


Publications

Books

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, 232 p.

Peer-reviewed book chapters and journal articles

Winge, Tone, 'Seed Legislation in Europe and Crop Genetic Diversity'. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Vol 15, 2015, pp. 1-64.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'What Constitutes a Success Story in the Context of Farmers’ Rights?'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 12-20.

Winge, Tone and Helen Groome, 'Conservation of Local Varieties in the Basque Country in Spite of Legal Restrictions'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 40-53.

Winge, Tone, Regine Andersen and Anitha Ramanna Pathak, 'Combining Farmers’ Rights and Plant Variety Protection in Indian Law'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 54-61.

Scurrah, Maria, Stef de Haan and Tone Winge, 'Cataloguing Potato Varieties and Traditional Knowledge from the Andean Highlands of Huancavelica, Peru'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 64-79.

Ceccarelli, Salvatore, Stefania Grando and Tone Winge, 'Participatory Barley Breeding in Syria'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 97-116.

Winge, Tone, Regine Andersen and Pratap Shrestha, 'Benefiting from Diversity in Nepal'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 117-133.

Chakanda, Robert, Andrew Mushita and Tone Winge, 'Community Seed Fairs in Zimbabwe'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 134-145.

Abay, Fetien, Åsmund Bjørnstad and Tone Winge, 'Farmer Innovation in Tigray, Ethiopia'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 146-155.

Goïta, Mamadou, Modibo Goïta, Mohamed Coulibaly and Tone Winge, 'Capacity Building and Farmer Empowerment in Mali'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 156-166.

Nishikawa, Yoshiaki and Tone Winge, 'The Hiroshima Agricultural Gene Bank: Re-introducing Local Varieties, Maintaining Traditional Knowledge'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 167-178.

Winge, Tone, Kamalesh Adhikari and Regine Andersen, 'Advocacy for Farmers’ Rights in Nepal'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 181-194.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'Future Prospects for the Realisation of Farmers’ Rights'. In Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge (eds), Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices. Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2013, pp. 197-204.

Reports

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, The Access and Benefit Sharing Agreement on Teff Genetic Resources: Facts and Lessons. FNI Report 6/2012. Lysaker, FNI, 2012, 159 p.

Winge, Tone, A Guide to EU Legislation on the Marketing of Seed and Plant Propagating Material in the Context of Agricultural Biodiversity. FNI Report 11/2012. Lysaker, FNI, 2012, 85 p.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, The 2010 Global Consultations on Farmers' Rights: Results from an Email-based Survey. FNI Report 2/2011. Lysaker, FNI, 2011, 161 p.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, with contributions from Bell Batta Torheim, Global Consultations on Farmers’ Rights in 2010. FNI Report 1/2011. Lysaker, FNI, 2011, 131 p.

Andersen, Regine, Morten Walløe Tvedt, Ole Kristian Fauchald, Tone Winge, Kristin Rosendal and Peter Johan Schei, International Agreements and Processes Affecting an International Regime on Access and Benefit Sharing under the Convention on Biological Diversity: Implications for its Scope and Possibilities of a Sectoral Approach. FNI Report 3/2010. Lysaker, FNI, 2010, 47 p.

Scurrah, Maria, Regine Andersen and Tone Winge, Los Derechos del Agricultor en el Perú: Las perspectivas de los agricultores. Estudio de antecedentes 8 ('Farmers' Rights in Peru: Farmers' Perspectives. Background Study 8'). FNI Report 3/2009. Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 63 p. In Spanish.

Scurrah, Maria, Regine Andersen and Tone Winge, The Farmers' Rights Project – Background Study 8: Farmers' Rights in Peru: Farmers' Perspectives. FNI Report 16/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 57 p.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, The Farmers' Rights Project – Background Study 7: Success Stories from the Realization of Farmers' Rights Related to Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. FNI Report 4/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 72 p.

Other publications

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'Farmers’ Rights and Sustainable Development', Earthscan from Routledge Blog, 24.06.2013.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'Access and Benefit Sharing Agreement on Teff', Trade Insight, No 1, 2013, pp. 29-31.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'Farmers’ Rights Project: Furthering agrobiodiversity as a means of poverty alleviation', New Routes, No 3, 2012.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'International Agreements and Management of Plant Genetic Resources', Trade Insight, Vol 8, No 2, 2012, pp. 33-34.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, 'Linking Community Seed Banks and Farmers’ Rights'. In Banking for the Future: Savings, Security and Seeds. Oslo, Development Fund, 2011, pp. 5-7.

Andersen, Regine and Tone Winge, The Plant Treaty and Farmers' Rights: Implementation Issues for South Asia. SAWTEE Discussion Paper. Kathmandu (Nepal), South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics & Environment (SAWTEE), 2009, 48 p.

Winge, Tone, Free or Open? The ideology of CAMBIA and their BIOS Initiative compared to the ideologies of the FOSS movement. Master thesis submitted to the Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2006.
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Contact details
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 Related focal points of research

   Biodiversity and genetic resources


 Important ongoing projects

Norwegian Biodiversity Policy in the Interface between European Legislation and Multilateral Environmental Treaties: the Seed Issue

International Objectives for Adaptation, Access and Benefit Sharing: Effects on the Management of Plant Genetic Resources in India and Nepal

The Access and Benefit Sharing Research Project

The Farmers’ Rights Project: Implementing Farmers' Rights under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


 Recent relevant FNI News

New Book Shows How Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources Can Be Realized (25.09.2013)

How Ethiopia Lost Control of Its Teff Genetic Resources (12.11.2012)

Latest FNI Research on Biodiversity Presented at CBD COP 11 in Hyderabad (11.10.2012)


 Recent media coverage

'Regulating biodiversity in India and Nepal', Research Council of Norway News, 10.01.2014.

'Ny bok om bønders rettigheter' ('New Book on Farmers' Rights'), Oikos News, 02.09.2013. In Norwegian.

'Access and Benefit Sharing in Relation to Crop Genetic Resources', SAWTEE News, 05.08.2013.

'Zuiver zaad of een boevenstreek?' ('Pure Seeds or the Prank of Crooks?'), Foodlog, 24.04.2013. In Dutch.

'Teff Identity Theft', Sodere, 26.12.2012.

'How the TPLF ruling junta gave away Ethiopia’s genetic rights to teff', Ethiopian Review, 28.11.2012.



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