This handbook aims to foster a better understanding of the interlinkages between international trade, the environment and the green economy. It therefore focuses on national and international trade policy and rules, on environmental governance and principles, and the relationship between both.

A majority of Indian business leaders across sectors say policy makers are not doing enough to create a conducive intellectual property (IP) environment, which is key to attracting FDI and fosterin

India is the first country to provide substantial rights to farmers and registration of their varieties for IPR under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights (PPV&FR) Act. Obviously, in the initial years the filing of applications was slow and inconsistent, and it was restricted to few crop species.

The IPR Think Tank set up by the Government of India submitted its first Draft of the National IPR Policy on 19th December, 2014. The document covers an overview of India’s IP system, the vision, mission and objectives of the policy as well as the integration of IP with the Make in India and Digital India initiatives.

The discussion took place under the much-awaited India-US Trade Policy Forum

This publication has been developed as a handbook aimed at better understanding the intellectual property implications of the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity and the 2010 Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization.

Agricultural biotechnology has been used to address constraints in agriculture and has the potential to make a major contribution to the overall goal of sustainable intensification. The adoption of agricultural biotechnology, and specifically

As the much awaited Climate Summit opened in New York on Tuesday with a strong appeal from UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon for action from one and all to protect the world, India is expected to ma

As world leaders assembled in US to give a political push to their efforts to deal with climate change, India is all set to make its 'right to grow' points at the New York Climate Summit, which was

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on non acceptance of basmati rice produced in Madhya Pradesh by APEDA, 06/08/2014. The Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) Smt.

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