Application of the Nagoya Protocol to veterinary pathogens: concerns for the control of foot-and-mouth disease.

Last updated on 12-1-2024 by David Lefebvre

Peer reviewed scientific article





The Nagoya Protocol is an international agreement adopted in 2010 (and entered into force in 2014) which governs access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their utilisation. The agreement aims to prevent misappropriation of genetic resources and, through benefit sharing, create incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. While the equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilisation of genetic resources is a widely accepted concept, the way in which the provisions of the Nagoya Protocol are currently being impl…

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