|Posted by S.P.ANANDAN on March 28, 2011 at 7:47 AM|
The Chief Functionary of the FRSD, Mr.S.P.Anandan has completed the following courses from the reputed DIPLO FOUNDATION, MALTA successfully:
Internet Governance and Capacity Building (IGCB)
IGCB Advanced Phase-Intellectual Property Rights
IGCB Intellectual Property Rights-Research and Policy
IGCB Intellectual Property Rights-Research Implementation.
The courses have been completed in March 2011. The subject of the Research was:
" PROTECTING IPRs and TKs OF RURAL AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES THROUGH DIGITAL DATABASE TO PREVENT BIOPIRACY AND FOR BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT"
As a Member of the Internet Society, I continue my activities to protect the IPR and the TK. Formed a Network of NGOs to protect the IPRs and TKs of local and mountain communities on completion of the courses from Diplo Foundation.
During January 2011, our Foundation collaborated with the University of IOWA, USA for a regular program on WINTERIM INDIA. During this year, the course was aimed at educating students of the IOWA University, Gandhigram Rural University and conservation NGOs including GREEN, Chinnamanur, Theni District on " Opne Source Geographic Information System for Society.
During March 2011, our Foundation completed a program on NEAC, sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. The main theme was : Conserving the biodiversity of Medicinal Plants. This year the theme of the NEAC was: BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION.