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Breeder's rights refer to the intellectual property rights of persons (i.e. breeders/farmers) who breed, discover and develop new varieties of plants (provided that the variety is new, distinct, uniform and stable - Art. 5, UPOV Convention, 1991). Codifying intellectual property for plant breeders aims to encourage the development of new varieties of plants for the benefit of society (Source: UPOV)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
Plant breeding IP rights
Plant breed intellectual property
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In other languages

French
droit d’obtenteur
Russian
право селекционера
Spanish
derecho de los seleccionadores de plantas
Arabic
حقوق المتخصصين في الأنسال (أو الاستيلاد)

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with breeders' rights

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Convention on Migratory Species
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification