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India: "Jatropha Bio-Piracy"

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AUTHOR: Suresh Sahu, Rupantar
PUBLICATION: Campaign appeal
DATE: 18 January 2006
URL: http://www.cgnet.in/FT/Jatropha

APPEAL FROM CHHATTISGARH JAIV SURAKSHA MANCH

Raipur, 18 January 2006

Chhattisgarh has again been attacked by a multinational company. You
must be remembering two years back Syngenta an Swiss MNC tried to snatch
the germplasm of twenty thousand rice varieties of Chhattisgarh. These
were the varieties collected by Dr. RH Richharia during his work at MP
Rice Research Institute. Those varieties are kept with Indira Gandhi

Fiji: BIOPROSPECTING IN THE REGION Who gets to benefit?

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BIOPROSPECTING IN THE REGION Who gets to benefit?

Science & Technology:
Bill Aalbersberg

In the Verata district of Fiji, people turn to their Community Trust Fund for scholarship support for local students. In Faleaupo, Samoa, the cost of construction of a primary school was donated by a foundation in return for the community's conservation of their rainforest. Both the trust fund and the school's construction were made possible by bioprospecting.

India maps DNA of basmati rice to protect it from West

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India maps DNA of basmati rice to protect it from West

SOURCE: The Guardian, UK, by Justin Huggler
posted by Chechbiotech, Switzerland
http://www.checkbiotech.org/root/index.cfm=3Ffuseaction=3Dnewsletter&top...
DATE: 4 Nov 2005

Indian scientists are mapping the DNA of one of the country's basic food
products: basmati rice. Concerned that Western corporations may try to

Food Patents -- Stealing Indigenous Knowledge?

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Food Patents -- Stealing Indigenous Knowledge?

* by Anup Shah
* This Page Last Updated Thursday, September 26, 2002

Source: globalissues.org

Tribal Leaders Save African Treasures

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By Emmanuel Koro** From Islam News Online

June 26,2005
South Africa needs more attention to the sustainable use of its rich biodiversity

South African female traditional leaders are implementing a groundbreaking approach to promote rural livelihoods. A project is being implemented that will help manage indigenous knowledge systems and the sustainable exploitation of natural resources that have nutritional and medicinal values.

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