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Harvesting Poverty: The PBR Story in a Subsidy Plot<sup>1</sup>

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199840670
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949786 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0010
Harvesting Poverty: The PBR Story in a Subsidy Plot1

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This chapter examines several issues related to the preserving of agricultural strategies and markets for the benefit of local farmers. It considers the current status of international trade in agriculture, as well as the limit that is placed by the subsidy commitments on the benefits of farmers in developing nations. This chapter also identifies the ways that institutions such as the WTO have contributed to the problem of the global trade regime in poorer nations.

Keywords: agricultural strategies; markets; local farmers; international trade; subsidy commitments; global trade regime

Chapter.  7231 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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