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    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, you will be able to: 

    1. Defend the importance of Farmers´ Rights in the conservation and sustainable management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA)
    2. Describe the evolution of Farmers’ Rights up to their recognition by the International Treaty
    3. Explain the components of Article 9 of the International Treat
    4. Illustrate the implementation of Article 9 at the national level with practical examples and best practices

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  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to Farmers´ Rights

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: 

    1. Recall role played by farmers and local and indigenous communities in the conservation and sustainable management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA)

    2. Explain the foundation and evolution of Farmers’ Rights up to its recognition in the International Treaty

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  • Lesson 2 - Farmers´ Rights under the International Treaty

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: 

    1. Explain how Article 9 of the International Treaty recognize the contribution of local and indigenous communities and farmers to the conservation and development of PGRFA
    2. Describe the measures listed under Article 9 for the protection of local and indigenous communities’ and farmers’ traditional knowledge relevant to PGRFA, their equitable participation in the sharing of benefits, and in decision-making processes related to these resources.

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    Key points to

    remember 

    Further reading

    and references 

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    hand-out (pdf)

  • Lesson 3 - Farmers´ Rights under the International Treaty

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this lesson, you will be able to: 

    1. Explain how to implement the components of Farmers’ Rights in the International Treaty at the national level
    2. Provide some practical examples of the realization of Farmers´ Rights

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    module

    Key points to

    remember 

    Further reading

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