Fair Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources: National Policy Development (Jordan)

Published on 29 November 2010

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Timeline

Start Date: 17 October 2007 | End Date: 31 July 2011

Overview

To raise awareness among and empower farmers regarding their voices and rights n policies and laws related to genetic resources. To get participatory plant breeding products recognized legally and properly valued economically. To change policies and laws concerning variety release and seed production in support of participatory plant breeding practices and its products.
Overall objective: To develop new policies and laws that recognize and suppor the key contributions of rural people to the processes of sustainable genetic resources management and improvement, dynamic biodiversity conservation, and rural innovation. The overall objective is to develop new policies and laws that recognize and support the key contributions of rural people to the processes of sustainable genetic resources management and improvement, dynamic biodiversity conservation, and rural innovation. Additional objectives include: To raise awareness among and empower farmers regarding their voices and rights n policies and laws related to genetic resources. To get participatory plant breeding products recognized legally and properly valued economically. To change policies and laws concerning variety release and seed production in support of participatory plant breeding practices and its products .

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