Friday, 30 October 2015

Tanzania commits to UPOV Convention

By UPOV Notification No. 119 International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants: Accession by the United Republic of Tanzania to the 1991 Act, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced that the United Republic of Tanzania deposited last week its instrument of accession to the 1991 version of the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (the UPOV Convention).

Right: the castor bean is among Tanzania's valuable plant varieties

If you are involved in plants, note that the UPOV Convention will enter into force for Tanzania on 22 November 2015.

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