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South, gene banks are most common and most extensive in the countries of the North. Gene banks are primarily run by NGO's or government ... is already an extensive body of research on the technology and management of gene banks. Disadvantages often attributed to gene banks and ex situ conservation are that such warehouses cannot realistically hold all ...
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AGENDA 21: BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY (INTRODUCTION)
Earth's biodiversity. Farmers' fields and gardens are also of great importance as repositories, while gene banks, botanical gardens, zoos and other germplasm repositories make a small but significant contribution. The current ...
www.ess.co.at


Alternative Agriculture Policy
The, Patent Act of 1970 which excludes life forms and agriculture from patentability needs to ...
www.navdanya.org


CBCN's Library
Our on-line newsletter is also available on our Web Site. Feature Items: Article: Seed Banks Year: 1998 Author: Joanna Rieber, Research Assistant, CBCN Article: Invasive Plants in Canada Year: ... Endangered habitats and the scope for restoration programs 7a: Ex situ conservation, data banks, and the future of gene banks for native species in Canada 7b: Education and botanical conservation in Canada ...
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Biodiversity Clearing-House Mechanisms
Conservation, the conservation of elements of biological diversity outside of their natural habitats (usually by gene banks, botanical gardens, zoos and similar institutions). The Thematic Focal Point on Access to Genetic Resources ...
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Edmonds Institute Occasional Paper
IMMORTALIZATION, by taking those resources to gene banks, to freezers, so that they can develop them years later, for ... cold rooms? Do we allow them to take everything away to gene banks? Or do we protect in a natural space, in that marine, ... We all know that almost 80% of the resources are in gene banks; there is still 20% still in the hands of the communities, ...
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Growing Diversity | www.grain.org/gd/
Development workers have ... an alternative and a complement to the limited capacity of gene banks to provide long term storage ∑ If public aid allows the ...
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CCICED: China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development
Conservation in gene banks, arboretums and botanical gardens as well as farm conservation methods adopted by rural and farming ...
www.harbour.sfu.ca


New Rice for Africa
African rice varieties kept in gene banks, which have faced extinction as farmers abandoned them for higher-yielding Asian varieties. A number ...
www.i-sis.org.uk


Corporate Patents vs People in GM Rice
Gene Banks under the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research), which come under the Treaty ... . It is also crucial to strengthen the primacy of Farmersí Rights over IPRs. Gene-patenting and corporate rice research This fight will be critical as biotech companies ...
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