Building an international legal framework on animal genetic resources: Can it help the drylands and food insecure countries?

Ideas for a legal framework to govern animal genetic resources. Arguments for an international agreement to govern the genetic resources of farm animals. How can breeds and genes be conserved, where are the biodiversity hotspots, and what should an international agreement cover?

  • Title: Building an international legal framework on animal genetic resources: Can it help the drylands and food insecure countries?
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2005
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