IPRs for FarmersEconomic and Political Weekly

Shalini Bhutani
  • Article Title: IPRs for Farmers
  • Title of Journal: Economic and Political Weekly
  • Vol #: 50
  • Issue #: 32

A number of state agencies and non-governmental organisations have come forward to facilitate farmers/breeders to register their crop varieties and obtain plant variety certifi cates. But can these agencies bring forth a change in the mindset of the small farmers and seed savers' groups who view the current intellectual property regime with scepticism and continue to keep away from it?

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