The report brings together international experts and gathers evidence of global resistance against the industrial agrifood system, as well as examples of good ecological practices among farmers, local communities and civil society organizations, as part of Navdanya International’s campaign for Poison-free Food and Farming. In continuation of the work of the International Commission on the […]
Seed is the basis of food and agriculture. Seed Sovereignty is the foundation of food sovereignty. Corporations that made war chemicals introduced these chemicals as agrichemicals. In the first Green Revolution they changed the seeds to adapt to chemicals. In the second Green Revolution they tried to own and control the seed itself through genetic […]
Biodiversity for a Healthy Planet and Healthy People Extract from the Manifesto Food for Health – Cultivating Biodiversity, Cultivating Health Graphic Project: Navdanya International Design & Print: PRINTFORCE First edition, March 2019 Download Pdf
Living Seeds: Navdanya’s Community Seed Banks Farmers’ self-reliance based on biodiversity intensive organic farming Women’s Food Sovereignty Navdanya Biodiversity Conservation Farm Earth University: Navdanya’s Learning Center dedicated to education for sustainable living Download Pdf
Indonesia is a country with complex dynamics, rich in diversity, both in biological and sociocultural terms, which is paying the price of the myopic subjugation to the dogmas of productivity, without realizing the damage caused by it to the environment and its inhabitants. Indonesia’s civil society, however, is beginning to realize the dangers on the […]
Building on the propaganda about the benefits of chemical agriculture, the agrochemical/biotechnology industry has promoted in the last decades the false promise that its genetically engineered crops would feed the world, produce higher yields, resist climate change and reduce the use of pesticides. But none of these promises has been fulfilled: The vast majority of […]
Seeds of Hope, Seeds of Resilience – How Biodiversity and Agroecology offer Solutions to Climate Change by Growing Living Carbon The last two centuries of dependence on fossil fuels has created multiple distortions in our view of the world, of our production and consumption systems, of our ideas of efficiency and productivity, of our ideas […]
Genetic engineering was introduced with several promises, such as fixing nitrogen, resisting drought, improving yield and ‘feeding the world’, which have contributed to build up a multibillion-dollar industry now controlled by a handful of corporate giants. So far, only two simple characteristics account for all the GM crops in the world. The majority of […]
Navdanya International co-organised, along with multiple civil society organizations, the Monsanto Tribunal and People’s Assembly which took place in The Hague from 14th to 16th October 2016.
This beautiful planet that has evolved over 4-5 billion years and sustained humanity for 200,000 years is now poisoned and polluted and its biodiversity is being pirated and plundered at rates that threaten the very existence of our species.