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Distribution of benefits from multi-national plants in developing countries
K. G. Vaidya
by University of Aston in Birmingham Management Centre in Birmingham
Written in English
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Nevertheless, the development of transgenic plants to produce therapeutic agents has immense potential to help in solving problems of disease in developing countries. About one-third of medicines used today are derived from plants, one of the most famous examples being aspirin (the acetylated form of a natural plant product, salicylic acid). In many developing countries, poor people cannot afford even essential medicines. Imported brand-name pharmaceuticals are too expensive, and generic medicines are not available everywhere. Therefore, people turn to counterfeit drugs .
In reviewing the book, the three researchers note the general policy position, that Bt cotton benefits smaller and poorly connected farmers, is not always supported by the case study data presented. Genetically engineered virus resistance, insect resistance, and delayed ripening are good examples of strategies that could potentially benefit a diversity of crops. Transgenic plants of over 20 plant species that are resistant to more than 30 different viral diseases have been produced using variations of the pathogen-derived resistance strategy.
Strategic asset seeking: Firms may seek to invest in other companies abroad to help build strategic assets, such as distribution networks or new technology. This may involve the establishment of partnerships with other existing foreign . plant, equipment and tools.” On the basis of the above definition of technology, the Code defined transfer of technology as “the transfer of systematic knowledge for the manufacture of a product, for the application of a process or for the rendering developing countries.
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Medicinal plants will be useful for Maternal and Child health care, as essential drugs, in food and nutrition, for common illnesses and injury, for endemic infectious diseases, mental health and oral health.
Medicinal plants also fit perfectly into the modelling for priorities in Primary Health Care as proposed by McDonald and Ollerenshaw ().Cited by: benefits accruing to developing countries through investments by MNCs and some of the possible undesirable consequences that may blight development in developing countries have been examined.
Developing Countries. Developing countries are characterized by relatively low levels of taxation, heavy reliance on regressive revenue instruments, and low coverage and benefit levels of transfer programs (World Bank, a,b). From: Handbook of Income Distribution, Related terms: Economic and Social Development; Foreign Investment.
demand. Developing countries have a significant opportunity to benefit from this increasing demand. Many of the products can be sold in a dried form or as extracts (e.g. essential oils), which gives them a high value per unit weight.
These products could be a profitable source of diversification for small farmers in developing countries. A multinational company is a global operation with the production and distribution of its goods located in numerous countries.
Typically multinationals have different stages of the supply chain located in different countries. This enables the firm to specialise production in countries where it has a comparative advantage. The firm gains. Use and diversity in medicinal plants. In India, of species of higher plants, are known for medicinal uses .This proportion of medicinal plants is the highest proportion of plants known for their medical purposes in any country of the world for the existing flora of that respective country (Table (Table1).
1).Ayurveda, the oldest medical system in. Agroforestry, cultivation and use of trees and shrubs with crops and livestock in agricultural systems. Agroforestry seeks positive interactions between its components, aiming to achieve a more ecologically diverse and socially productive output from the land than is possible through conventional restry is a practical and low-cost means of implementing many.
In developing countries, where plants directly account for the majority of the food, the interest is both humanitarian and economical. So far, the success of genetic approaches has been mostly restricted to maize (Zea mays) by generating quality protein maize (QPM) cultivars, which are enriched in Lys and to some extent Trp in their seeds.
Posted: Nanotechnology for developing countries (Nanowerk Spotlight) In addition to economic, social and political measures, new technologies can provide tools for poverty people in developing countries don't just lack money. Especially in remote regions, many also lack access to electricity, clean drinking water and.
The gains in food production provided by the Green Revolution have reached their ceiling while world population continues to rise.
To ensure that the world's poorest people do not still go hungry. 1 day ago Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1() Economic Importance of Plants Plants are extremely important in the lives of people throughout the world. People depend upon plants to satisfy such basic human needs as food, clothing, shelter, and health care.
These needs are growing rapidly because of a growing world population, increasing incomes, and urbanization. Source for information on Economic Importance of Plants: Plant.
The benefits of spirulina for animal consumption have also been documented, and edible algae is now used as a cost-effective feed supplement in the aquaculture, livestock and poultry industries. Funding for adaptation in developing countries must be sufficient and sustained. Least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS) in particular need special consideration due to their extreme vulnerability.
In this book, background information on climate change and why adaptation is needed in developing countries is. Figure 6: Distribution (%) of global economic benefits from improved water and sanitation (Intervention 2), by developing world sub-region Figure 7: Distribution of economic benefits by type of benefit in AFR-D Figure 8: Distribution of economic benefits by type of benefit in WPR-B1.
Innovative outputs for developing economies in the FAO survey 9 2. Basic economic, production, and population data for study countries 11 3. Participating countries, numbers of institutes, and experience with plant breeding and biotechnology by country 12 4.
Distribution of human resources by degree, area of expertise, and country 13 5. Multinational corporations have played a leading role in this globalization, establishing multiple links between the economies of various countries. Using capital from developed countries, MNCs establish factories and plants in developing countries, where they can access raw materials and labor more cheaply.
In many others, the developing countries do not share common interests and may find themselves on opposite sides of a negotiation. A number of different coalitions among different groups of developing countries have emerged for this reason.
The differences can be found in subjects of immense importance to developing countries, such as agriculture. The COVID pandemic exposes weaknesses in the supply chain when countries go into lockdown. Some are small, such as the toilet paper shortages early.
With major health and social needs at stake in this sector, particularly in developing countries, the challenge of achieving a balance between the exercise of exclusive commercial rights and greater equity in the distribution of benefits from technological advancement is of fundamental concern for the public and policy makers of all nations.
benefits for developing countries from strengthening IPRs. Encouraged by this controversy, researchers have undertaken growing work to better understand the socio-economic effects of strengthening IPRs in developing countries, both from theoretical and empirical perspectives.
In particular, researchers have tried to assess.As chief executive officer of the Serum Institute of India, the largest manufacturer of vaccines in the world, Adar Poonawalla can produce about.
Abstract This paper will discuss the benefits and drawbacks from the point of view that globalization made in the developing countries in the three important fields such as economic and trade.