Farmers rights in the conservation and use of plant genetic resources: A Gender Perspective

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Sally E. Bunning and
Catherine L.M. Hill

Women in Development Service Sustainable Development Department

"Farmers' Rights in the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources: A Gender Perspective" 1

by Sally E. Bunning and Catherine L.M. Hill2

1 This paper was originally presented at a seminar during the Second Extraordinary Session of the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, 22-97 April, 1996. The opinions expressed in this document are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

2 Women and Population Division, Sustainable Development Department, FAO





What are farmer's rights?

Who are the world's farmers and how are their contributions to PGR recognized?

Women farmers' knowledge, innovations and practices in natural resources management and plant genetic resources conservation

What has gender to do with farmers' rights?

Equitable and gender- responsive application of farmers' rights: areas of action



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