The April issue of the newsletter of the Association for Plant Breeding for the Benefit of Society (APBREBES) reports on the UPOV negotiations concerning smallholders and the interpretation of the exception of private and non-commercial use of plant propagation material. It also covers patents on plants and regulation for the New Genomic Techniques (NGTs) in Europe.

Here is the detail of the content table:

  • UPOV Turns a Deaf Ear to the Concerns of Smallholder Farmers
  • New Genomic Techniques and Intellectual Property Law: Challenges and Solutions for the Plant Breeding Sector
  • African Perspectives on Agroecology – Why Farmer-led Seed and Knowledge Systems Matter
  • Advancing Agrobiodiversity – Why Organisations of Smallholders and Indigenous Peoples are Vital
  • African Free Trade Agreements and Intellectual Property

Read the newsletter on APBREBES website.

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