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    New leaked IPCC report leads to strong reactions

    The IPCC's Fifth Assesment Report for Working Group III outlining mitigation options for climate change is set to hit the shelves on Sunday, but a leaked version obtained by the Guardian earlier this week is already causing strong reactions.

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    International Day of Farmers Rights Focuses on Seed Struggles

    April 17th marks La Via Campesina’s International Day of Farmers’ Struggles highlighting the global nature of the struggles facing farming communities worldwide.

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    UPOV and Farmers Rights

    Legislation that erodes farmers rights to save seeds questioned in Ghana and Canada.

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    Biodiversity Feeds the World

    Fewer crop species are feeding the world than 50 years ago - raising concerns about the resilience of the global food system.

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    Check out our Interactive Online Seed Map: Visit hundreds of case studies around the world on seeds, biodiversity and food.

 

New leaked IPCC report leads to strong reactions

The IPCC's Fifth Assesment Report for Working Group III outlining mitigation options for climate change is set to hit the shelves on Sunday, but a leaked version obtained by the Guardian earlier this week is already causing strong reactions.
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    International Day of Farmers Rights Focuses on Seed Struggles

International Day of Farmers Rights Focuses on Seed Struggles

April 17th marks La Via Campesina’s International Day of Farmers’ Struggles highlighting the global nature of the struggles facing farming communities worldwide.

UPOV and Farmers Rights

Legislation that erodes farmers rights to save seeds questioned in Ghana and Canada.

Biodiversity Feeds the World

Fewer crop species are feeding the world than 50 years ago - raising concerns about the resilience of the global food system.

Fate of Pro-Terminator (GM Sterile Seeds) Bill Uncertain

UPDATE: Due to 35 000+ signatures collected in less than 48 hours, Brazil’s Judiciary Commission agreed to take the Pro-Terminator Bill off the agenda this week leaving open the possibility that the bill will not be passed until Congress reconvenes in … Read more »

Terminator Seeds Could Be Approved in Brazil This Week

After backing away, due to public pressure, from legislation that would legalize the planting of Terminator seeds in Brazil on World Food Day (October 16), the country’s Judicial Commission is set to approve suicide seeds in the next 24 to … Read more »

Another Reason to Address Food Waste

A new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that, globally, a third of all food is wasted, making it third-biggest carbon emitter...

Seedmap Portal

Check out our Interactive Online Seed Map: Visit hundreds of case studies around the world on seeds, biodiversity and food.

Wake Up Before It’s Too Late

That’s what a stunning new UN trade report is saying about the world’s approach to agriculture...

Who Controls our Food and Seeds

Hot off the press! This is a must-read from ETC Group: a report that shines a spotlight on the players who control our food and seeds...