Intellectual property rights (IPR) have become a subject of great public interest over the last decade or so. Some see IPR as necessary for promoting innovation, technology transfer, trade and investment, among others, in developing countries while others see such rules as a way of denying them access to technology and overpricing technology products such as medicines and improved seeds, among others.
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Challenges of Funding Renewable Natural Resources Research and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
August B Temu, ICRFA
Intellectual property clearinghouses as an institutional response to the privatization of innovation in agriculture.
Gregory Graff, Karl Bergman, Alan Bennett, David Zilberman
Knowledge for development: A role for intellectual property in Africa?.
Victor Konde, ATDF
Facilitating Trade in Drugs: An account of the WTO’s agreement on patents and public health.
Gina Vea, ICTSD
Is Intellectual Property a Catalyst for Development? The case of biotechnology sector in Malaysia and Singapore.
Sufian Jusoh, WTI
International Law and Indigenous Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Plant Biodiversity and Traditional Medicine
Intellectual Property Management in Health and Agricultural Innovation: A Handbook of Best Practices.
Edited by Anatole Krattiger et al