The 5th Training Module on “The collective rights of peasants in the global governance of seeds” is now available! This module is a pedagogical tool that aims to contribute to the understanding of the global struggle for peasant seeds. it is dedicated to the study of the main spaces of governance and international legal tools related to the right to seeds.
A new Guide to advance Peasants’ and Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Seeds
Protecting and elevating rural people’s rights is essential for food sovereignty in a context of… Read more →
Don’t give up the International Seed Treaty to the new genetic biopiracy!
Press release: Brussels – November 18, 2019 As of today, at the conclusion of the… Read more →
Should we accept the planned disappearance of the International Seed Treaty?
Press release, Brussels, 31 Oct 2019 Fifteen years after its entry into force in 2005, the… Read more →
PepsiCo faces major backlash in India, as farmers fight back
09 May 2019: PepsiCo India Holdings Private Limited (PIH), Indian subsidiary of the global giant… Read more →
170 Global Groups Call for Moratorium on New Genetic Extinction Technology at UN Convention
At the 2016 UN Convention on Biodiversity held in Cancun Mexico this month, international conservation… Read more →
UPOV must respect farmers’ rights
(November 30, 2016) Many years of advocacy on the part of the Via Campesina and… Read more →
“Nothing about us without us”, say peasants as the Farmers’ Rights Consultation begins in Bali
At Farmers’ Rights Global Consultation in Bali, global peasants’ movement La Via Campesina to defend… Read more →
Opinion: Traditional crops keep our culture alive
First published: Farming Matters | 32.2 | June 2016 Demand for foods based on traditional crops,… Read more →