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Biotechnology, agriculture and the developing world : the distributional implications of technological change

Author: Timothy M Swanson
Publisher: Cheltenham : Elgar, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How will the industrial changes implicit within new biotechnologies affect modern agriculture? This book investigates these changes and provides an economic analysis of the industrial and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy M Swanson
ISBN: 1840646799 9781840646795
OCLC Number: 231967282
Description: XI, 281 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Contents: Introduction1. Biotechnologies and Developing Countries: How Will the Anticipated Industrial Changes in Agriculture Affect Developing Countries? Timothy SwansonPART I: SETTING THE SCENE: THE FRAMEWORK FOR CONSIDERING BIOTECHNOLOGY'S IMPACTS2. Population Growth and Agricultural Intensification in Developing Countries Nadia Cuffaro3. The Impacts of GURTs: Agricultural R&D and Appropriation Mechanisms Timothy Swanson and Timo Goeschl4. Agricultural Biotechnology and Developing Countries: Proprietary Knowledge and Diffusion of Benefits Charles SpillanePART II: A CASE STUDY ON TERMINATORS: THE IMPACTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGIES ON BENEFIT DISTRIBUTION5. The Impact of Terminator Gene Technologies on Developing Countries: A Legal Analysis William W. Fisher6. Impact of Terminator Technologies in Developing Countries: A Framework for Economic Analysis C.S. Srinivasan and Colin Thirtle7. The Impact of GURTs on Developing Countries: A Preliminary Assessment Timothy Swanson and Timo Goeschl8. Forecasting the Impact of Genetic Use Restriction Technologies: A Case Study on the Impact of Hybrid Crop Varieties Timo Goeschl and Timothy SwansonPART III: BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY: THE IMPACTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGIES ON CONSERVATION OF GENETIC RESOURCES9. Key Issues in Using Molecular Techniques to Improve Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources Carmen de Vincente, Toby Hodgkin and Geoffrey Hawtin10. Biotechnology and Traditional Breeding in Sub-Saharan Africa Vittorio SantanielloCONCLUSION11. Policy Options for the Biotechnology Revolution: What Can be Done to Address the Distributional Implications of Biotechnologies? Timothy Swanson and Timo GoeschlIndex
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