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17th of April : African Biodiversity Network Celebrates the International Day of Farmers’ Struggles in Defence of Peasants and Farmers Seeds
17 April 2014
The African Biodiversity Network (ABN) partners have contributed to the edition of the network’s newsletter, highlighting their work in and with communities of reviving indigenous seed varieties. You can download the newsletter here, and read about the hidden agenda of the Crops Act in Kenya, the new scramble for Africa (How TNC attempt to control biodiversity in Africa), Community seeds and Knowledge, an experience in Northern Kenya with local communities to revive their indigeneous seeds, the knowledge of Tharaka culture to protect indigeneous livestock varieties, the work of the Institut for Culture and Ecology in Kenya to revive lost seeds and crops.