Book 2009

Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Benefit Sharing

Lessons from the San-Hoodia Case

ISBN: 978-90-481-3122-8 (Print) 978-90-481-3123-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxiii

  2. Community Consent and Benefit Sharing: The Context

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-10


    2. Chapter

      Pages 11-26

      Justice and Benefit Sharing

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-51

      Informed Consent: From Medical Research to Traditional Knowledge

    4. Chapter

      Pages 53-67

      Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Can Prior Informed Consent Help?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 69-86

      Bioprospecting, Access and Benefit Sharing: Revisiting the ‘Grand Bargain’

  3. Learning from the San

    1. Chapter

      Pages 89-124

      Green Diamonds of the South: An Overview of the San-Hoodia Case

    2. Chapter

      Pages 127-141

      Policies for Sharing Benefits from Hoodia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 143-163

      The Struggle for Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights: The Case of Namibia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 165-190

      Speaking for the San: Challenges for Representative Institutions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 193-209

      Trading Traditional Knowledge: San Perspectives from South Africa, Namibia and Botswana

    6. Chapter

      Pages 211-229

      Putting Intellectual Property Rights into Practice: Experiences from the San

    7. Chapter

      Pages 231-257

      Sharing Benefits Fairly: Decision-Making and Governance

  4. Reflections

    1. Chapter

      Pages 261-270

      The Role of Scientists and the State in Benefit Sharing: Comparing Institutional Support for the San and Kani

    2. Chapter

      Pages 271-284

      The Law is not Enough: Protecting Indigenous Peoples' Rights Against Mining Interests in the Philippines

    3. Chapter

      Pages 285-302

      Benefit Sharing is No Solution to Development: Experiences from Mining on Aboriginal Land in Australia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 303-314

      Human Research Ethics Guidelines as a Basis for Consent and Benefit Sharing: A Canadian Perspective

    5. Chapter

      Pages 315-331

      The Limitations of Good Intent: Problems of Representation and Informed Consent in the Maya ICBG Project in Chiapas, Mexico

  5. Conclusions and Recommendations

    1. Chapter

      Pages 335-350

      Conclusions and Recommendations: Towards Best Practice for Community Consent and Benefit Sharing

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 351-363