TITLE

Agrobiotechnology, Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Traditional Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Salako, Solomon E.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
African Journal of International & Comparative Law;Sep2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p318
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the jurisgenerative nature of agrobiotechnology and international law. It addresses the rights of indigenous peoples to their territories, resources, traditional knowledge and culture. It provides an appraisal of traditional knowledge and Western epistemology. It also examines the haphazard protection of traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples by a conflicting network of intellectual property laws, treaties, customary laws and legal principles.
ACCESSION #
75563176

 

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