Modern Agricultural Technologies: Economical, Legal, and Regulatory Aspects
The agricultural sector is getting rapidly technologized, and the new technologies are radically changing the industry’s landscape. Disruptive agricultural technologies unprecedentedly defy national state systems, requiring a fast adaptation of regulatory norms to the new reality. The aim of this book is to introduce the readers to the modern technological innovations, opportunities and risks, which arise due to using of the newest biotechnologies; to examine the global food chain and forecast the consequences of excessive industry concentration; provide a survey of the regulation of intellectual property through the prism of existing international and national regulatory systems; analyze the best practices of foreign countries in the regulation of biotechnological industry (in the USA and the BRICS countries), in comparison with practices of regulating agricultural biotechnologies in Russia.
The monograph is designed for a wide audience interested in technological, economical, and legal aspects of the modern agricultural technologies, and could be helpful for decision-makers elaborating practical and scientific agricultural policy in Russia.