“Seeds and Farmers’ Rights – How international regulations affect farmer seeds” / Dossier for a debate – RSP/BEDE – juin 2011 / Produced with the support of: The “Fondation pour le Progrès de l’Homme” (FPH), Misereor, the “Fondation de France” and the European Commission EuropeAid.


“Peasant Seeds, the Foundation of Food Severeignty in Africa” / CNOP/BEDE/IIED – August 2008 / The whole world is experiencing a food crisis. Civil society is clamouring the governments to declare a state of emergency. The causes of the crisis are well known and have been denounced for years by farmers and citizens through their organisations. One of the causes is that peasants can no longer make independent agricultural and alimentary choices since seed privatisation is making farmers more dependent on commercial varieties that are not adapted to their lands or not reproducible.

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“Promoting peasant farming and an ecologicial solidarity-based agriculture in Europe” BEDE – 2008.

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