Questions Raised Over Proposed WIPO Secretariat Deals With FAO, IDB

This IPWatch article by William New includes:

The World Intellectual Property Organization has negotiated cooperation agreements with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
“We don’t want the [IDB and FAO] to be contaminated with the non-development friendly approach of WIPO,” a senior Brazilian diplomat told Intellectual Property Watch.
But WIPO’s mandate, to protect and advance intellectual property rights, might be at odds with the organisations’ missions, which generally aim to promote access, the “common welfare,” and development.