Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and Habitat Protection… (M.C. Blumm and J.G. Steadman)

Author(s) Michael C. Blumm and Jane G. Steadman Keywords Indian law, environmental law, Indian treaties, Indian fishing, land use, salmon, habitat protection Abstract In the mid-nineteenth century, as the pace of American westward expansion accelerated and tension between white settlers and indigenous tribes mounted, the federal government convinced many Pacific Northwest tribes to enter into […]

Contesting Privatization: NGOs and Farmers’ Rights in the African Model Law (N. Zerbe)

Author Noah Zerbe Keywords Farmer’s rights, FAO, African Union, private property rights, plant breeders, ownership, biodiversity, biotechnology, African Model Law, indigenous control, TRIPs Abstract The development of the concept of farmers’ rights in the Food and Agriculture Organization, and its adoption by the African Union as a counterbalance to the private property rights of plant […]