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Quechua farmers take their potato seeds to Svalbard

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Did Monsanto Write Malawi’s Seed Policy?

Malawi's potential new seed policy is raising ire for threatening to outlaw farmers' saving and exchanging of seeds - and being written in part, by a Monsanto official. | Food Tank

Bt Cotton & The Biotech Scramble Over African Seed Market

Le Monde Diplomatique investigates the failings of GMOs in Africa- Bt cotton being a case in point.

Farmers’ seeds threatened in Malawi

New seed policies could soon make it more difficult for farmers to save and exchange the climate resilient seeds they have bred and rely on.
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    Has Doomsday Arrived? Svalbard Flood Reveals Need for Farmer-Led Seed Security

Has Doomsday Arrived? Svalbard Flood Reveals Need for Farmer-Led Seed Security

The unanticipated breach in the "Doomsday Vault's" defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change.
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    New report from GRAIN: It’s time to move away from industrial meat & dairy to save the climate

New report from GRAIN: It’s time to move away from industrial meat & dairy to save the climate

Cutting industrial meat & dairy to make is essential if we are to make a dent in climate change.
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    Canada can pick up where UN climate talks left off, help small-scale farmers

Canada can pick up where UN climate talks left off, help small-scale farmers

COP22 missed low-hanging fruit in the agricultural sector.

Agriculture at heart of COP13 meetings in Cancun

190 countries are gathering in Cancun for COP13 to protect biodiversity that feeds us.

Good COP, Bad COP?

Dispatches from the climate talks (COP 22) in Marrakech.
  • Young seed saver in Timor Leste. On farm conservation of seeds is essential to food security and claimte adaptation. Credit: USC Canada
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    Global Consultation on Farmers’ Rights Starts Today in Bali

Global Consultation on Farmers’ Rights Starts Today in Bali

Today, a three day Global Consultation on Farmers’ Rights (Sept. 27-30, 2016) started in Bali organized by the Government of Indonesia and The Government of Norway, under the aegis of The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)