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Author: John H. Barton
Publisher: Bioversity International
Keywords: international, agricultural, research, centres, case, exchange, transfer, agreements, genetic, resources, material
Number of Pages: 61
Published: 1994-12-01
ISBN-10: 929043239X
ISBN-13: 9789290432395

The Convention on biological diversity, which provides incentives for countries to exercise sovereing rights over genetic resources in their territories, has led several countries to develop policies and strategies the conservation and used of genetic diversity, including conditions for its release. A system is required to facilitate the unhindered movement of genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits derived from their use. This publication, a contribution to the debate on these issues, suggests mechannisms by which these objectives might be achieved.

Author: Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: testing, asia, genetic, predictive, choice, frameworks
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2010-07-15
ISBN-10: 9089641653
ISBN-13: 9789089641656

The first study of its kind in English, "Frameworks of Choice" provides a comprehensive overview of predictive and genetic testing in China, Japan, India, and Sri Lanka. The volume sheds light on the resources available in each of these countries; analyzes the social, political, and economic backgrounds of those choosing or choosing not to undergo testing; and discusses genetic testing in relation to genetic discrimination, biomedical exploitation, the distribution of health care resources, and nationalism.

Author: Enriqueta C. Bond
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: genetic, implications, environmental, interactions, conference, report, influences, responses, environment
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 1981
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13101

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: genetic, resources, agricultural, protecting, biotechnology, exploring, role
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2006-06
ISBN-10: 9251054800
ISBN-13: 9789251054802

This publication provides an up-to-date overview of the current status of the world's genetic resources for food and agriculture; of the use of biotechnology tools for characterizing and conserving these genetic resources, and of the many specific issuesi

Author: Asia Pacific Forest Genetic Resources Programme. I
Publisher: Bioversity International
Keywords: forest, resources, genetic, kepong, workshop, kuala, malaysia, july, inception, lumpur, programme, management, conservation, proceedings, asia, pacific, apforgen
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9290436247
ISBN-13: 9789290436249

Author: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
Publisher: Bioversity International
Keywords: management, forest, conservation, resources, genetic, situ, plantations, genebanks
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9290436492
ISBN-13: 9789290436492

Author: International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
Publisher: Bioversity International
Keywords: concepts, systematic, approaches, overview, management, genetic, resources, conservation, forest
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9290436484
ISBN-13: 9789290436485
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