Seed Policy, Legislation, and Law : Widening a Narrow Focus

Seed Policy, Legislation, and Law : Widening a Narrow Focus

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 260 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781560220930
  • DDC分類 338.18

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Learn what it takes to create and implement a truly successful seed policy!This unique book brings together international experts on seed policy and law. While other books approach the subject from the perspective of seed industry development and privatization, Seed Policy, Legislation, and Law makes clear that a successful national seed policy must be based on a thorough analysis of connected issues such as biodiversity and rural development. In addition to giving you an essential overview of seed regulatory reform, this book will also bring you up to date on recent developments in the field, such as intellectual property and the biosafety of GMOs.Seed Policy, Legislation, and Law examines: quality control issues in developing countries case studies from Turkey, Uganda, and Bangladesh property rights for plant varieties the regulation of genetically modified seeds in emerging economies agro-biodiversity as it relates to seed policy why a farmer seed system is essential in a national seed sector the impact of the transition from central seed sector planning to a free market how international seed associations can impact policy development new technological developments like GURTs and appropriate policy responses

Table of Contents

Preface                                            xiii
Seed Policy, Legislation and Law: Widening a 1 (14)
Narrow Focus
Niels P. Louwaars
SEED POLICY
The Importance of the Farmers' Seed Systems 15 (20)
in a Functional National Seed Sector
Conny J. M. Almekinders
Niels P. Louwaars
Seed Sectors in Transition: From Centrally 35 (12)
Planned to Free Market
Gary Reusche
Policy Measures for Stimulating Indigenous 47 (18)
Seed Enterprises
Sam Kugbei
Zewdie Bishaw
Challenges and Limitations of the Market 65 (12)
Cees van der Meer
The Role of International Seed Associations 77 (12)
in International Policy Development
Bernard Le Buanec
Patrick Heffer
Policy Response to Technological 89 (14)
Developments: The Case of GURTs
Niels P. Louwaars
Bert Visser
Derek Eaton
Jules Beekwilder
Ingrid van der Meer
SEED LEGISLATION AND COUNTRY CASES
Seed Regulatory Reform: An Overview 103 (14)
Robert Tripp
Seed Quality Control in Developing Countries 117 (14)
Tony J. G. van Gastel
Bill R. Gregg
E. A. Asiedu
Variety Controls 131 (12)
Niels P. Louwaars
The Rules for International Seed Trade 143 (12)
Bernard Le Buanec
Progresses in the Turkish Seed Industry 155 (10)
Nazimi Acikgoz
Canan Abay
Nevin Acikgoz
Seed Industry Development and Seed 165 (12)
Legislation in Uganda
Fred Muhhuku
Seed Regulatory Frameworks in a Small Farmer 177 (18)
Environment: The Case of Bangladesh
Md. Nazmul Huda
Hans W. J. Smolders
UPCOMING ISSUES
Property Rights on Plant Varieties: An 195 (18)
Overview
Huib C. H. Ghijsen
Regulating Genetically-Modified Seeds in 213 (18)
Emerging Economies
Patricia L. Traynor
John Komen
An Agrobiodiversity Perspective on Seed 231 (16)
Policies
Bert Visser
Index 247