However, the Doha declaration does not take a decision on whether countries with insufficient or no manufacturing capacities in the pharmaceutical sector will be allowed to import generic drugs to

The European Union buckles under the pressure of the developing countries to reduce agricultural subsidies

The fifth conference on biological diversity held recently in Nairobi ended on a flat note

In India, there has been a cautious move towards handing over control of natural resources to local communities

There is more to neem than fighting a patent

biotechnology and bioresources are two issues that have been in conflict for a while. Biotechnology, proposed as "the technology of the next century', has its proponents in the developed countries

Scientists in Karnataka are forced by the administration to abandon efforts towards documenting the biodiversity knowledge of indigenous people

condemning what it described as the phenomenon of "biocolonialism' in the context of gene patents , the European Council has supported India's stance against piracy of its natural

Eli Lilly and Company, manufacturer of the anti-depressant Prozac, is challenging Pfizer Inc, uk' s patents related to Viagra to clear the way for its own entry in the market. Derek Anthony, a

The Shaman tribe of the Amazon rainforest have sought to revoke a patent granted to businessperson from the us on their most sacred plant, a vine called ayauasca , which has medi