• Political Science
  • Published 2013

Intellectual Property and Opportunities for Food Security in the Philippines

@inproceedings{Payumo2013IntellectualPA,
  title={Intellectual Property and Opportunities for Food Security in the Philippines},
  author={Jane G. Payumo and Howard D. Grimes and Antonio Solsona Alfonso and Stanley P. Kowalski and Keith Jones and Karim M. Maredia and R. P. Estigoy},
  year={2013}
}
By 2050, the Philippine population is projected to increase by as much as 41 percent, from 99.9 million to nearly 153 million people. Producing enough food for such an expanding population and achieving food security remain a challenge for the Philippine government. This paper argued that intellectual property rights (IPR) can play a key role in achieving the nation’s current goal to be food-secure and provided examples to illustrate that the presence of sound intellectual property (IP) helps… CONTINUE READING

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