Report of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture



Report of the
PANEL of EMINENT EXPERTS
on ETHICS in
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Third session
14–16 September 2005

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Table of contents

Part I   [117kb]

Contents
Abbreviations

Part II   [109kb]

Introductory note
Panel considerations, conclusions and recommendations

    Ethical issues in fisheries
    The ethics of food safety
    Ethical issues in food aid
    Animal welfare and the intensification of animal production
    The ethics of sustainable agricultural intensification
    Hunger, malnutrition and the Right to Food guidelines
    Globalization of food and agriculture
    Global goods, gloal services and privatization
    Intellectual Property Rights

Part III   [105kb]

Elaboration of the substantive issues

    Ethical issues in fisheries
    The ethics of food adequacy, including food safety
    Ethical issues in food aid
    Ethical perspectives on animal welfare and the intensification of animal production
    The ethics of sustainable agricultural intensification
    Ethics, nutrition and the voluntary guidelines on the Right to Food
    Ethical perspectives on the globalization of food and agriculture
    Global goods, global services and privatization
    Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights in food and agriculture

Part IV   [105kb]

Additional issues and trends that give rise to concern

    Broad patents on life forms
    Data protection/Confidentiality

Future work of the Panel
Annexes

    Terms of reference of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture
    Biographices of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture
    Agenda of the Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture
    List of documents

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