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Food for Health and Freedom

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

Indonesia: an Agroecology Mobilization

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 […]

Gmo Myths

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

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 […]

GMOs

 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 […]

SEED SATYAGRAHA (Civil Disobedience to end Seed Slavery)

Through imposing laws related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & patents on seed which deny farmers and gardner the right to save and share seed, our diversity, freedoms and right to health are being criminalised. Higher laws that flow from the laws of the Earth, reaffirmed by the laws of our humanity, compel us to […]

Florence Declaration on Seed Freedom, Food Freedom and Earth Democracy

We are in Florence, in Piazza Santissima Annunziata for the Festival for Seed, Food and Earth Democracy, where associations, citizens, farmers and different realities, from different countries, have come together openly and creatively to strengthen the Global Alliance and share future actions so that from our seeds and food may begin a new economy based […]

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