Livestock diversity: Keepers’ rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies

Documentation of a workshop with NGOs, herders, scientists, and FAO. Organised by the League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, in cooperation with CENESTA/CEESP

  1. It is time to initiate a treaty on livestock genetic resources
  2. Formal legal recognition of pastoralists’ and livestock keepers’ rights is due
  3. Pastoralist livelihoods in marginal areas need to be protected and improved
  4. An international convention is needed
  5. Differences and similarities between plant and animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
  6. Definition matters
  • Title: Livestock diversity: Keepers' rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies
  • Author: League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / 2002
  • Description: Documentation of a workshop with NGOs, herders, scientists, and FAO. Organised by the League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, in cooperation with CENESTA/CEESP
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  • Pages: 45

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    Intellectual property rights regime necessary for traditional livestock raisers

    This article discusses the need to recognize the intellectual property rights of pastoralists and other traditional domestic animal raisers in the light of the growing interest in making use of the genetic traits of indigenous livestock breeds.

  • Title: Intellectual property rights regime necessary for traditional livestock raisers
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor / 2001
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  • Pages: 4

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