Intellectual property rights and animal genetic resources

Confused about patents and how they relate to the livestock breeds? What’s the difference between a patent and a trademark? A geographical indication and a sui generis system? What are Livestock Keepers’ Rights? This two-page leaflet explains it all in simple language.

  • Title: Intellectual property rights and animal genetic resources
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2007
  • Description: Two-page leaflet
  • Format: Zip
  • Pages: 2

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    The Karen commitment: Indigenous livestock breeding communities and animal genetic resources copy

    Proceedings of a workshop of pastoralists and other communities dependent on indigenous livestock breeds, focusing on animal genetic resources and livestock breeders’ rights.

  • Title: The Karen commitment: Indigenous livestock breeding communities and animal genetic resources copy
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / Intermediate Technology Development Group / 2005
  • Description: Proceedings of a workshop of pastoralists and other communities dependent on indigenous livestock breeds
  • Format: Zip
  • Pages: 97

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    Conservation cannot ignore pastoral rights

    Describes how a directive aimed at promoting conservation in India is harming pastoralists in Rajasthan and the livestock biodiversity they conserve.
    https://www.downtoearth.org.in/coverage/high-and-dry-9896

  • Title: Conservation cannot ignore pastoral rights
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / Down to Earth / 2005
  • Description: Describes how a directive aimed at promoting conservation in India is harming pastoralists in Rajasthan
  • Format: Pdf
  • Pages: 2

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    Livestock keepers’ rights: Conserving breeds, supporting livelihoods

    Booklet outlining the case for supporting the rights of livestock keepers in order to conserve valuable animal genetic diversity.

  • Title: Livestock keepers’ rights: Conserving breeds, supporting livelihoods
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development / 2004
  • Description: Booklet outlining the case for supporting the rights of livestock keepers
  • Format: Zip
  • Pages: 17

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