Looking at the diverse fields of farmers participating in Malawi Farmer-to-Farmer Agroecology Project, you wouldn’t know that they are facing a severe drought that is ravaging the country. Yet, new seed policies, such as the Arusha Protocol on Plant Variety Protection, could soon make it more difficult- even illegal- for these farmers to save and exchange the seeds they rely on, including a drought-resistant orange maize they have bred that grows well, is rich in vitamin A, and high in taste. Read the full story on Food Tank.

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