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Author Meléndez-Ortiz, Ricardo; Sanchez, Vicente
Title Trading in genes : development perspectives on biotechnology, trade, and sustainability / edited by Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz and Vicente Sánchez.
Publisher London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan
Year 2005
Pages xxv, 294 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-284) and index.
Notes Weighing biotechnology on the scales of sustainable development -- Developing countries in the global bioeconomy : emerging issues / Calestous Juma and Victor Konde -- From biotech innovation to the market : economic factors driving the south's competitiveness in biotechnology / Carlos M. Correa -- Biotechnology : a turning point in development or an opportunity that will be missed? / Joseph Gopo and Patricia Kameri-Mbote -- Trade in biotechnology : development and the clash of collective preferences / Heike Baumüller -- Benefiting from agricultural biotechnology : challenges for developing countries / Padmashree Gehl Sampath -- Approaching biotechnology : experiences from Brazil and Argentina / Maurício Antônio Lopes ... [et al.] -- Addressing challenges of tropical agriculture : Colombia's cassava case / Paul Chavarriaga-Aguirre, Douglas Pachico, and Joe Tohme -- Trade in biotechnology : new challenges in an old playground -- Intellectual property and biotechnology : trade interests of developing countries / Jayashree Watal -- Closing in on biopiracy : legal dilemmas and opportunities for the south / Jakkrit Kuanpoth -- Balancing biosafety and trade : the negotiating history of the Cartagena Protocol / Juan Mayr and Adriana Soto -- The Cartagena Protocol on biosafety : a new hot spot in the trade-environment conflict? / Veit Koester -- Building sound governance structures for the safe application of biotechnology / Arturo Martinez and Kakoli Ghosh -- Regulating trade in GMOs : biotechnology and the WTO / Christiane Wolff -- The emerging global biotech trade regime : a developing country perspective / Atul Kaushik.
ISBN 1844070271 (hardback)
Languages English
Programme Areas Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures; Biosafety and Biotechnology
Keywords Biotechnology
Organization Earthscan
Location TP248.195 D48T73 2005
Holdings 1
Type Monograph
Category GEN