Common pools of genetic resources : equity and innovation in international biodiversity law / [edited by] Evanson Chege Kamau and Gerd Winter.

Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
1 online resource (457 p.)
First edition.
Routledge research in international environmental law.
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Germplasm resources conservation -- Law and legislation.
Biodiversity conservation -- Law and legislation.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Law and legislation.
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The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) strives for the sustainable and equitable utilization of genetic resources, with the ultimate goal of conserving biodiversity. The CBD and the Nagoya Protocol which has since been elaborated suggest a bilateral model for access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits from their utilization. There is concern that the bilateral exchange ""genetic resource for benefit sharing"" could have disappointing results because providers are left out of the process of research and development, benefits are difficult to be traced to sources, and provi

Common pools of genetic resources and related traditional and modern knowledge : an overview / Gerd Winter
Traditional knowledge common pools : the story of the Kukula traditional health practitioners of Bushbuckridge, South Africa / Gino Cocchiaro and Britta Rutert
Common pools of TK and related genetic resources : a case study of San-Hoodia / Evanson Chege Kamau
Reinventing traditional medicine : Pacari and its struggle towards health, environmental protection and benefit sharing / John Bernhard Kleba
Guardians of the seed : the role of Andean farmers in the caring and sharing of agrobiodiversity / Mario Tapia and Brendan Tobin
Genetic resources common pools in Brazil / Juliana Santilli
Developing a common pools strategy for genetic resources for food and agriculture : a case study of Malaysia / Gurdial Singh Nijar
Common pools of traditional Chinese medical knowledge in China / Tianbao Qin
Common pools in aquaculture : exploring patent law, ABS and sui generis options / Morten Walløe Tvedt
Practices of exchanging and utilizing genetic resources for food and agriculture and the ABS regime / Sélim Louafi and Marie Schloen
Global scientific research commons under the Nagoya protocol : governing pools of microbial genetic resources / Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Arianna Broggiato, Dimitra Manou
Networks of ex-situ collections in genetic resources / Christine Godt
Biological data banks for marine organisms : what they contain and how they can be used in ABS contexts / Gorch Detlef Bevis Fedder
Knowledge commons, intellectual property and the ABS regime / Gerd Winter
ABS, justice and the Nagoya protocol / Peter-Tobias Stoll
The World Health Organization's pandemic influenza preparedness framework as a public health resources pool / Marie Wilke
The multilateral system of the international treaty on plant genetic resources : lessons and space for further development / Evanson Chege Kamau
Exploring bases for building common pools in eastern Africa / Evanson Chege Kamau
Common pools for marine genetic resources : a possible instrument for a future multilateral agreement addressing marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction / Thomas Greiber.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Kamau, Evanson C.
Winter, Gerd.
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203590881 doi