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Biopiracy, TRIP' and the Patenting of Asia's Rice Bowl

Publication Date:

May 1, 1998

Abstract:

This article addresses biopiracy, or the stealing of genetic material and knowledge from communities in the gene-rich developing countries, an exploding issue in Asia's rice country.

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