Why Nigeria Should Develop own Indigenous Plant Variety Protection Laws – Experts

Farmers, academics, researchers, government officials, medical professionals and representatives from civil society organisations (CSOs) were among some of the 100 delegates who attended the event. Making their demands in the resolution they jointly signed, the group urged the government not to join the Union for the Protection of New Plant Varieties (UPOV 1991) but, instead, design a law to protect seeds, plants and farmer’s right that will be relatively indigenous to the country’s farming system and environment. Keep reading here.

Premium Times | Nigeria | April-16-2019