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

(11.10.2012) At the ongoing 11th convention of the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Hyderabad, India, FNI is presenting some of its latest research results on biodiversity policy and law. Keywords: World patent, teff, CGRFA and ABS.

FNI's input is presented in several downloadable PDF folders published this week:

WIPO Headquarters. Photo: US Mission Geneva The path to a supranational World Patent – what’s in it for developing countries?

The process under the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture under the FAO – a path to empty ABS under the CBD?

Photo: Marit Fikke / Development Fund
The Access and Benefit Sharing Agreement on Teff Genetic Resources: Facts and Lessons


Media coverage:
   'Coverage of Selected Side Events at the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)', Linkages, 12.10.2012.
   'Multiple ‘access and benefit sharing’ treaties create more confusion than clarity',, 09.10.2012.

Further information:
   FNI research on biodiversity and the management of genetic resources
   PDF folder on FNI's biodiversity research
   Register to receive information about new FNI publications on biodiversity
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