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RCEP: Indian peasant movements and allies warn against obligations on patenting seeds, plant varieties

Farmers groups and agricultural researchers in India have sent a letter today to the Prime Minister, with a copy to the relevant trade negotiators of India, urging the government not to accept any damaging intellectual property rights (IPR) provisions in the RCEP that will impact farmers’ seed freedoms and their access to planting materials.

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India Enraged: Farmers warn of larger agitation if the government continues with its apathy

In two days, two major cities of India – Mumbai and Delhi – witnessed thousands… Read more →

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