Biodiversity

Posted in News on August 24th, 2013

Furthermore, that the run-up to the relations between the North and the South in biodiversity leaves that view that a predominates here serious lack of responsibility around the development policy. In any case, that’s the impression that causes the so-called green revolution. Another aspect that has given so much to talk about, is concerning intellectual property. Remember, that until well entered the 1970s, hardly had any concept of protection of the intellectual property to any type of natural organism, with the exception of certain crops of new plants. From then on were developed at a surprising rate theory and practice on IPRs for plants and animals genetically manipulated or parts individual of their bundles of chromosomes and their individual genes. So, as the instrument of intellectual property rights entered in the international debate. However, there are still differences in the way as it valued the so-called rights of intellectual property or intellectual property rights related to trade (Trips) in the United States and Europe. But as for the South, the research departments of major agricultural and pharmaceutical consortia of both hemispheres have the same basic interest of defending a monopoly position in the area of biotechnology against what have the abundance of genetic raw material, i.e.

towards countries of the South. It is necessary at the present time, have well defined scope and impact on the issue of the protection of intellectual property. Northern countries, especially the United States have been intensifying political pressure on the countries of the South continuously for many years. Constituted as the organization is known World property intellectual (WIPO) where once again handled the power. There is definitely, than this attentive in the behavior of the biodiversity in the case of the North and the South related to our countries, some of the important economic items that biodiversity provides to humanity are: food: crops, livestock, forestry, fish farming, medicines.

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