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http://gimnazijabp.edu.rs/?kistjak=ikili-opsiyon-ek%C5%9Fi&f82=8a Looking for up-to-date information on seed, biodiversity and food issues? This page highlights recent reports and news stories on the future of food and the themes explored in the Seed Map.

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The Future of Food: Seeds of Resilience- A MUST read report

The groundbreaking Compendium released by The Global Alliance for Food and Agriculture is a must read for anyone interested in protecting and preserving seed diversity
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    Food security, diversity, and choice at stake with Bayer-Monsanto merger

Food security, diversity, and choice at stake with Bayer-Monsanto merger

The Bayer-Monsanto merger raises serious questions about who controls our food, how it is produced, and how agricultural biodiversity will be further at risk.
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    How should Canada rethink its international assistance policy?

How should Canada rethink its international assistance policy?

LAST CALL: The Government of Canada wants your input (before July 31, 2016).
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    New Report from Food Experts Urges Global Shift to Agroecology (and explain how)

New Report from Food Experts Urges Global Shift to Agroecology (and explain how)

New report from the world’s foremost experts on food security, agro-ecosystems and nutrition explain why and how we can shift towards agroecology.
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    This International Day for Biological Diversity: Hug a Family Farmer (and Read Farming Matters Magazine)

This International Day for Biological Diversity: Hug a Family Farmer (and Read Farming Matters Magazine)

May 22, 2016 marks the International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22, 2016). A great way to celebrate it is by thanking the millions of family farmers around the world protect the agricultural diversity that feeds us! Indeed, for family farmers, especially … Read more »

Sign On Request: Solidarity for Venezuela’s Seed Law

Call for signatories to show solidarity for new seed law passed in Venezuela banning GMOs that is now under attack.

The road to Paris goes through Bamako

If Canada wants to make a real dent in the SDGs, including climate change, it has to take the road less travelled and work with the more than 500 million small-holder farmers in Africa and around the world.
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    New report helps Canada tackle food security and climate change

New report helps Canada tackle food security and climate change

New report released today by the Canadian Food Security Policy Group encourages Canada to become a leader global food security and climate resilience.

Campaign to Stop GM Alfalfa in Canada

GM alfalfa has been sold for the first time ever in Canada and will be planted in Eastern Canada. CBAN is calling for urgent action to stop future sales.

Monsanto Merger Could Happen: New Threat to Food Sovereignty

Unless action is taken, the Big Six Agrochemical companies could become the Big Three. ETC Group issued a briefing note in late March warning of a potential merge- or rather a series of merges- that could happen amongst the Big Six seed … Read more »