Future Control of Food by Geoff Tansey
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Future Control of Food
By Geoff Tansey

The Future Control of Food

A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Food Security

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Future Control of Food by Geoff Tansey

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Guild of Food Writers Awards: Derek Cooper Award for Campaigning and Investigative Food Writing 2009.

Book Description

This book is the first wide-ranging guide to the key issues of intellectual property and ownership, genetics, biodiversity and food security. Proceeding from an introduction and overview of the issues, comprehensive chapters cover negotiations and instruments in the World Trade Organization, Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants and various other international bodies. The final part discusses the responses of civil society groups to the changing global rules, how these changes affect the direction of research and development, the nature of global negotiation processes and various alternative futures. Published with IDRC and QIAP.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844074297
ISBN-10: 1844074293
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 170mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Food System by Geoff Tansey Food System, Paperback (June 1995)

This text provides an overview of today's dominant food system - one developed in and controlled by northern industrialized countries, and one that is becoming increasingly globalized.

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Author Biography - Geoff Tansey

Geoff Tansey is a researcher and writer on intellectual property, food and agriculture and a Joseph Rowntree Visionary for a Just and Peaceful World. He is lead author of The Food System (1995) and co-editor of The Meat Business (1999) and Negotiating Health (2005). Tasmin Rajotte has worked in the field of sustainable agriculture, food security and environment for a number of years and is the representative for the Quaker International Affairs Programme (QIAP), Ottawa, Canada.

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