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

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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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Ashiro Rindo (Japan)

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

A color for all seasons

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Celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the accession of China to UPOV Convention

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UPOV system bringing benefits for agriculture in Colombia

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

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

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

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How PVP enabled a public breeder to ensure a supply of high quality onion seed to farmers

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The plant variety protection system: the benefits for the development of the rice sector in Peru

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Interview: Peter Button, Vice Secretary-General, UPOV

Overview of the Benefits of the UPOV system

Interview: Anthony Parker, Commissioner, Plant Breeders' Rights Office, CFIA

Impact of UPOV in Canada, Shift in Investments, PBR & Seed Sector Growth

Interview: Director Nguyen Thanh Minh, Plant Variety Protection Office of Viet Nam

Explains importance of UPOV



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

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UPOV Report on the Impact of Plant Variety Protection

UPOV Trilogy Publication


Executive Summary


Symposium on Plant Breeding for the Future (2011)


Seminar on Plant Variety Protection and Technology Transfer: The Benefits of Public-Private Partnership (2011)


Symposium on the Benefits of Plant Variety Protection for Farmers and Growers (2012)

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