UPOV: supporting food security with plant variety protection

Author:Benjamin Rivoire
Position:International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) and Catherine Jewell, Communications Division, WIPO
Pages:44-49
SUMMARY

The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) helps encourage the development of the new varieties of plants required for food security and agricultural sustainability. Its new online tool, UPOV PRISMA makes plant variety protection much easier.

 
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44 February 2019
UPOV: supporting
food security
with plant variety
protection
By Benjamin Ri voire, Internationa l
Union for the Protection of New Var ieties
of Plants (UPOV) and Ca therine Jewell,
Communicat ions Division, W IPO
e UPOV system en ables
plant breeders t o protect their
innovations a nd obtain a retu rn
on their invest ment in developing
varieties t hat meet the evolv ing
needs of farme rs and consumers.

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