The Nagoya Protocol and nitrogen-fixing maize

Paper discussing a case of piracy of nitrogen fixing maize germplasm from Indigenous communities and more generally the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for access and benefit-sharing (ABS) agreements related to genetic resources and biodiversity.

A new paper by Jack Kloppenburg, analysing a case of piracy of nitrogen fixing maize germplasm from Indigenous communities, is available with open access online under the title: The Nagoya Protocol and nitrogen-fixing maize: Close encounters between Indigenous Oaxacans and the men from Mars (Inc.).

Kloppenburg, J., Calderón, C.I., Ané, J.M. (2024) The Nagoya Protocol and nitrogen-fixing maize: Close encounters between Indigenous Oaxacans and the men from Mars (Inc.), Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 12 (1): 00115, https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2023.00115

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