Global biopiracy rethinks the role of international law and legal concepts global patent systems and international agricultural research institutions as they affect legal ownership and control of plants and the knowledge that makes them valuable. This book paints a broad picture of biopiracy particularly the misappropriation of indigenous and traditional knowledge and resources and the serious consequences for plant genetic diversity global food security and the individual and collective human rights of indigenous peoples. Legal control and ownership of plants and traditional knowledge of the uses of plants tkup is a vexing issue the phenomenon of appropriation of plants and tkup otherwise known as biopiracy thrives in a cultural milieu where non western forms of knowledge are systemically marginalized and devalued as folk knowledge or characterized as inferior. Such knowledge and people of the third world the relationship between patent law and indigenous peoples is characterized as inherently predatory and harmful to the interests worldviews and self determination of the third world6 chapter 2 patents indigenous and traditional knowledge and biopiracy. Ikechi mgbeoji global biopiracy patents plants and indigenous knowledge article pdf available in agriculture and human values 264401 402 december 2009 with 357 reads doi 101007 s10460
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