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Biodiversity and poverty vis-a-vis biotechnology and prosperity
The debate on intellectual property rights of third world farmers, pastoralists and artisans has almost always been guided by the fear that the industry in the developing countries (particularly drug industry) would be ...
Why does poverty persist in regions of high biodiversity: a case for indigenous property right system
The extent of rural poverty has been noted to be unusually high in the Vavilov centres of genetic diversity. Be it rice in Orissa, India or potato in Peru, the cultivator preserving genes for diversity are unable to benefit ...
Sustainability through biodiversity: designing crucibles of culture creativity and conscience
In this paper there is a widespread concern world over about non-sustainability of present development strategies and structures in both developed as well as developing world. Most debates have however, ignored the ...
Ethical Dilemmas in the Conservation of Biodiversity
Blending universal with local ethic: accountability towards nature, perfect stranger and society
Conserving the nature which surrounds us requires dealing with out perception of natureiii. Often we do not realize that the attribution of human feelings in our discourse with non-human sentient beings mimics rules of out ...
Empowering conservators of biodiversity and associated knowledge systems: an intellectual property based framework
Biotechnological and other value adding options provide an opportunity for valorising the biodiversity and associated knowledge systems. In the absence of this value addition, the erosion of biodiversity as well as traditional ...