Reference materials

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INTERNATIONAL LAWS (binding)

Links to web pages, web locations of pdf/htm documents and the names of the documents on the CD-ROM.

1a.International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Web page:
www.planttreaty.org/
and
www.planttreaty.org/texts_en.htm 
 Local CD-ROM copy of the Treaty (3.5 MB)
1b.Standard Material Transfer Agreement
Web page:
www.planttreaty.org/smta_en.htm
Original web location of the document:
ftp://ftp.fao.org/ag/agp/planttreaty/agreements/smta/SMTAe.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the SMTA (270 KB)
2a.Convention on Biological Diversity
Web page:
www.cbd.int/
and
www.cbd.int/convention/convention.shtml 
 Local CD-ROM copy of the CBD (54 KB)
2b.Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Web page:
www.cbd.int/biosafety/protocol.shtml
Original web location of the document:
www.cbd.int/doc/legal/cartagena-protocol-en.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the Protocol (316 KB)
3.Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
Web page of full texts of Uruguay Round Final Act:
www.wto.org/english/docs_e/legal_e/final_e.htm
Original web location of the document (TRIPS Agreement):
www.wto.org/english/docs_e/legal_e/27-trips.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of TRIPS (193 KB)
4.UPOV Convention
Web page with text of the various Acts of the UPOV Convention:
www.upov.int/en/publications/conventions/index.html
Original web location of the document, 1978 Act:
www.upov.int/en/publications/conventions/1978/act1978.htm
 Local CD-ROM copy of the 1978 Act (65 KB)
Original web location of the document, 1991 Act:
www.upov.int/en/publications/conventions/1991/act1991.htm
 Local CD-ROM copy of the 1991 Act (108 KB)

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OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS

5.The Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Original web location of the document:
typo3.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/PGR/GPA/gpaeng.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the Global Plan of Action (1.1 MB)
6.The International Code of Conduct for Plant Germplasm Collecting and Transfer
Original Web location of the document:
ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/meeting/015/aj634e.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the Code of Conduct (38 KB)
7a.The First Report on the State of the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Original Web location of the document:
apps3.fao.org/wiews/docs/swrfull.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of State of the World (1.3 MB) (short version)
7b.The Second Report on the State of the World's Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Original web location of the document:
www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1500e/i1500e00.htm
 Local CD-ROM copy of the Second Report on the State of the World (8.2 MB)
8.Explanatory Guide to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Web page:
www.iucn.org 
Original web location of the document:
data.iucn.org/dbtw-wpd/edocs/EPLP-057.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the IT Guide (2.0 MB)
9.Booklet of CGIAR Centre Policy Instruments, Guidelines and Statements on Genetic Resources, Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights (Version III, August 2010, updated to include policy instruments and guidelines related to the management of PGRFA under the framework of the Treaty)
Web page:
www.sgrp.cgiar.org
and
www.sgrp.cgiar.org/?q=node/1053
Original web location of the document:
www.sgrp.cgiar.org/sites/default/files/Policy_Booklet_Version3.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the SGRP Booklet (307 KB)
10.Guide for the CGIAR Centres' Use of the Standard Material Transfer Agreement
Web page:
www.sgrp.cgiar.org
 and
www.sgrp.cgiar.org/?q=node/668
Original web location of the document:
www.sgrp.cgiar.org/sites/default/files/Guide_SMTA.pdf
 Local CD-ROM copy of the guide (601 KB)

 

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