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Legal issues in the use of geospatial data and tools for agriculture and natural resource management: a primer

Author: Longhorn. R.A.
Author: Henson-Apollonio, V.
Author: White, J.W.
Year: 2002
ISBN: 970-648-094-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/905
Abstract: This paper reviews concepts of intellectual Property and other legal issues relating to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used in agriculture and natural resource management. Topics covered include copyright, patents, legal protection of databases, confidentiality of information, data privacy, licensing, and liability. The intent is to provide an introductory primer that can help guide day-to-day activities of people involved in agriculture and natural resource management research.
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Book
Region: Global
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: 43 pages
Agrovoc: PATENTS
Agrovoc: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES
Agrovoc: LEGAL RIGHTS
Agrovoc: DATABASES
Agrovoc: AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
Agrovoc: NATURAL RESOURCES
Agrovoc: PATENTS
Agrovoc: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES
Agrovoc: LEGAL RIGHTS
Agrovoc: DATABASES
Agrovoc: AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
Agrovoc: NATURAL RESOURCES


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    Including topics such as farming systems, markets, impact & targeting, innovations, and GIS

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