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  1. Agrobiodiversity is the foundation of sustainable agricultural development. It includes the diversity of plants, animals, fish, trees and microbes that are used directly or indirectly for food and agriculture. The human race could not survive without access to this diversity, which enables plant...
  2. Farmers' Rights are a precondition for the maintenance of crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agriculture production in the world. Basically, realizing Farmers' Rights means enabling farmers to maintain and develop crop genetic resources as they have done since the dawn of...
  3. Africa’s agriculture along with its millions of small-scale food producers is up for sale - to the highest bidders. Millions of US dollars have been invested by (international) seed companies in African agriculture in a bid to control the seed sector on one hand. On the other hand, farmers have...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video For centuries farmers all over the world have been the guardians of crop seed and the breeders of new varieties. Policy-makers often find it challenging to recognize farmer’s ancient rights to keep and grow their own seed in the face of commercial varieties. But...
  5. Access Agriculture Video We farmers, men and women, have the right to sell our seeds, and to conserve and exchange them. If they would forbid us from marketing or selling our potato seed, this would simply end our lives, because that is what we depend on. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bemba...

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