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dc.contributor.authorMagenya, Dione Vugutsa
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-29T12:47:21Z
dc.date.available2017-07-29T12:47:21Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11071/5213
dc.descriptionSubmitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Bachelor of Laws Degree at Strathmore University Law Schoolen_US
dc.description.abstractAgriculture innovation in Kenya is shifting from the public sector to the private sector through the research in the use of recombinant DNA techniques to develop new plant varieties. Consequently, these biotechnology companies secure their investments through the patent framework. Most farmers in Kenya are small scale farmers, who play an important role in conserving local plant genetic resources. Restricting farmers on the free access to improved seeds will essentially decrease global biological diversityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherStrathmore Universityen_US
dc.subjectBio-Patent Debateen_US
dc.subjectRights of a patenteeen_US
dc.subjectPatent Rightsen_US
dc.subjectTRIPs Agreementen_US
dc.subjectUPOV Conventionen_US
dc.titleEffect of crop patents on small scale farmers in Kenyaen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US


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