Big Pharma and intellectual property: Why is India afraid of compulsory licences?
While rich nations are discovering the virtues of compulsory drug licences, India has resolutely turned its back on this tool despite nudges from …
Coronavirus vaccines: Tech transfer is the new mantra
A tech transfer hub for mRNA vaccines is being set up in South Africa, a first for the continent; but will the pharmaceutical companies play ball?
Proposed WTO reform aims to bully developing nations: Civil society members
Reform proposed at Ministerial Conference of World Trade Organisation will undermine participation & say of developing countries, feel experts
Stopping subsidies will be fresh blow for India’s struggling small fishers: Experts
Fisher community claims already vulnerable fishermen will not be able to access subsidises even if WTO negotiations turn in their favour
Addressing internal and external market challenges key for supporting India’s apple farmers
Measures like market intervention schemes for remunerative prices, improved institutional support & comprehensive strategies to resolve value …