International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

“Affirming that the past, present and future contributions of farmers in all regions of the world, particularly those in centres of origin and diversity, in conserving, improving and making available these resources, is the basis of Farmers' Rights”


The eight Session of the Governing Body Week ended, and new inputs was given to the Secretariat..

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A Food Revolution Starts with Seed!

Dear Friends,

This November 18-22nd we will hold our third 'Seed Week'. During these five days we will celebrate the vital work underway to revive the diversity of organic, open-pollinated seed, build the skills of growers and strengthen local economies in the UK, Ireland and beyond.


Workshops at the 10th LLD!

The European Coordination Let's Liberate Diversity! is organizing two workshops at the next 10th LLD, one on EU networks and another on seed systems. 

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South Africa, Agriculture Minister says no to Monsanto's "drought tolerant" maize seed

Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2019- Minister says no to Monsanto's "drought tolerant" maize seed

Agriculture Minister Thoko Didiza has upheld a decision to reject agriculture chemical company Monsanto's application for the commercial cultivation of its triple stacked ‘drought-tolerant’ maize seed. The maize is genetically modified (GM) to be tolerant to drought as well as resistant to certain insects.

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