Benefits of the UPOV System



A new rice variety bringing increased income for farmers in Japan

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Rose industry blooming in Kenya

Discover how the UPOV system enabled Kenya to develop a
$500 million cut-flower industry that employs 500,000 Kenyans

Canadian cherry growers benefit from government policy

See how the Government of Canada uses PVP to improve the livelihood of Canadian cherry growers

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Interview:  Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV new

Overview of the Benefits of the UPOV system

Ashiro Rindo (Japan)

The story of a group of smallholder rice farmers that used PVP to develop an international flower business

A Colour for All Seasons

UPOV system bringing benefits for agriculture in Colombianew

See how the UPOV system is supporting agriculture and promoting rural development through new improved varieties, with examples of sugar beet and ornamentals

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Using the UPOV system to benefit custodians of native wild germplasm in Argentina



The role of PVP in the development of a new blackberry variety that improves farmers’ working conditions.



How PVP enabled a public breeder to ensure a supply of high quality onion seed to farmers
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UPOV Report on the Impact of Plant Variety Protection

Symposium on Plant Breeding for the Future (2011)



Socio-economic benefits of UPOV membership in Viet Nam; An ex-post assessment on plant breeding and agricultural productivity after 10 years (Corresponding author:  Steffen Noleppa) by HFFA Research GmbH UPOV Report on the Impact of Plant Variety Protection 


UPOV Trilogy Publication

Executive Summary

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