PIPRA: An attempt to hoodwink the Third World

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The ongoing attempts to strengthen intellectual property protection regimes through the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (trips) agreement, are choking knowledge transfers from the industrialised world to developing countries. And with private companies seeking control and monopoly over genes and cell lines, the world is fast moving towards scientific apartheid against the Third World.

Amidst these developments has come the Public Sector Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (pipra)