Cooper, Joseph

Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology in Economic Development

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Table of contents

Part I.. Overview and Key Issues

1. Intoduction~ Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology:
Joseph C. Cooper, Leslie Lipper, David Zilberman

2. Major Processes Shaping the Evolution of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Biodiversity
David Zilberman, Leslie Lipper

3. Private Research and Public Goods: Implications of Biotechnology for Biodiversity
Terri Raney, Prabhu Pingali

Part II.. Genetic Resources and Biodiversity: Economic Valuation and Conservation

4. The Economic Value of Genetic Diversity for Crop Improvement: Theory and Application
R. David Simpson

5. Managing Crop Biological Diversity on Farms
Melinda Smale

6. In Situ Conservation: Methods and Costs
Detlef Virchow

7. Understanding the Factors Driving on Farm Crop Genetic Diversity: Empirical Evidence from Mexico
Eric Dusen

8. Costs of Conservation: National and International Roles
Detlef Virchow

Part III.. Distributional Issues in the Management of Plant Genetic Resources

9. The Sharing of Benefits from the Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Joseph C. Cooper

10. Economic Criteria for the Multilateral Distribution of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Funds
Joseph C. Cooper

11. Modeling the impacts of Bargaining Power in the Multilateral Distribution of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Funds
Frederic Chantreuil, Joseph C. Cooper

Part IV.. Biotechnology: Concepts, Values, and Management

12. Agricultural Biotechnology: Concepts, Evolution, and Applications
Maria José O. Zimmermann, Enrico Porceddu

13. The Potential of Biotechnology to Promote Agricultural Development and Food Security
Hoan T. Le

14. Impact of Biotechnology on Crop Genetic Diversity
Matin Qaim, Cherisa Yarkin, David Zilberman

15. Establishing Effective Intellectual Property Rights And Reducing Barriers To Entry In Canadian Agricultural Biotechnology Research
Derek Stovin, Peter W. B. Phillips

16. Adoption of Biotechnology in Developing Countries
Holly Ameden, Matin Qaim, David Zilberman

PART V.. Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Development: Policy Implications

17. Technological Change in Agriculture and Poverty Reduction: The Potential Role of Biotechnology
Alain Janvry, Gregory Graff, Elisabeth Sadoulet, David Zilberman

18. Towards an Intellectual Property Clearinghouse for Agricultural Biotechnology
Gregory Graff, David Zilberman

19. Policies to Promote the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity
Leslie Lipper, David Zilberman

20. International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Other International Agreements on Plant Genetic Resources and Related Biotechnologies
José Esquinás-Alcázar*

21. Synthesis Chapter: Managing Plant Genetic Diversity and Agricultural Biotechnology for Development
Leslie Lipper, Joseph C. Cooper, David Zilberman

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Agricultural Economics, Environmental Economics, Biotechnology

Publication year
Natural Resource Management and Policy
Page amount
511 pages

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