Chile withdraws controversial ‘Monsanto Law’ from Congress

Friday, 28 March 2014

Following protests in many Chilean cities (see APBREBES Updates issue #3) and years of controversy, on 18th March, the Chilean government withdrew from its legislative process, the proposed Plant Growers Law (commonly known as "the Monsanto Law") that would have brought Chilean PVP law in line with UPOV 1991

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