Livestock biodiversity
indigenous knowledge
and intellectual property rights

Bellagio, Italy, 27 Mar - 2 April 2006

Bellagio brief


Websites and organizations

Email groups

  • LKRights: egroup for participants of the conference "Livestock biodiversity, indigenous knowledge and intellectual property rights", Bellagio, Italy, 27 Mar - 2 April 2006. Membership by invitation only.
  • ELDev: Endogenous Livestock Development. Discussion group on on the development of livestock production based on livestock keepers’ initiatives, their own worldview, values, knowledge, institutions, and locally available plus suitable outside resources. Membership open to all


  • Drucker, Adam G., Melinda Smale, and Patricia Zambrano. 2005. Valuation and sustainable management of crop and livestock biodiversity: A review of applied economics literature
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  • FAO. 2005. Report on strategic priorities for action for the sustainable use, development and conservation of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
    645 kb
  • Fuessel, Alf-Eckbert. Animal genetic resources and animal health legislation
    114 kb
  • German NGO Forum on Environment & Development. 2003. The Karen Commitment: Proceedings of a conference of indigenous livestock breeding communities on animal genetic resources. Karen, Kenya, 27–30 October 2003.
    440 kb
  • Karen Commitment on pastoralist/indigenous livestock keepers’ rights.
    79 kb
  • Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan and Ilse Köhler-Rollefson. 2005. Indigenous breeds, local communities: Documenting animal breeds and breeding from a community perspective. Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan, Sadri, Rajasthan, India.
    549 kb
  • Sanco, DG. European Regional Focal Point for Animal Genetic Resources. 2006. PDO, PGI, TSG in relation to AnGR. COPA-COGECA Workshop on Legal and Strategic Aspects of Animal Resources in Europe
    673 kb
  • The Global Drylands Imperative: second challenge paper series. 2003. Pastoralism and mobility in the drylands.
    180 kb

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