FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2003

Contents

ABBREVIATIONS


INTRODUCTORY NOTE

Establishment and Terms of Reference

Membership

Organization of work


BASIC ETHICAL CONCERNS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


THE GLOBAL EMERGENCY OF HUNGER


ETHICAL LIMITS AND CHALLENGES IN THE INTENSIFICATION OF AGRICULTURE


ETHICS AND ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE


SHARING THE BENEFITS OF BIOTECHNOLOGIES


THE IMPACT OF TRIPS, UPOV AND FARMERS’ RIGHTS


GMOS AND ETHICS IN DECISION-MAKING: PARTICIPATION, MONITORING AND ACCOUNTABILITY


FUTURE WORK


ANNEXES

Annex 1

Annex 2

Annex 3


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