FAO. (2018). First meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Farmers’ Rights: Overview of the Historical Developments and Discussion on Farmers' Rights, 11 – 14 September 2018, Rome, Italy. Rome. IT/GB-8/AHTEG-FR-1/18/3.

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This document briefly reviews the historical development of the concept of Farmers’ Rights in FAO and the importance of its realization. It provides an explanation on the provisions on Farmer’s Rights in the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture as well as an update on related discussions by the Governing Body.