Seed Sovereignty Course

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Bija Vidyapeeth
24 – 26 Feb 2010

By Micah Stanek

Navdanya’s Bija Vidyapeeth held its Seed Sovereignty workshop on the biodiversity conservation farm outside Dehradun February 24–26. Quickly following Navdanya’s International Conference on Two Decades of the GMO-Free Movement in New Delhi, the programme zeroed in on seeds and biodiversity as the answer to the spreading devastation of industrial agriculture, GMOs, and seed monopolies. Sixty farmers, seed bank coordinators, physicians, scholars, and documentary filmmakers from all over the world attended—exchanging their stories, information, inspiration, and ideas for the future of the seed sovereignty movement.

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International Conference on Two Decades of the GMO Free Movement

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Celebrating Success, Securing the Future

Organized by Navdanya/Research Foundation for Science Technology and Ecology (RFSTE) jointly with: International Commission for the Future of Food, ARSIA Region of Tuscany (Italy), Centre for Food Safety (USA), Save our Seeds (Germany), Diverse Women for Diversity, Initiative for Health, Equity and Society.

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Interview with Vasavi Kiro, Save the Forest Trust.

Posted on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Prepared by Carrie E.T. Stiles, Conflict Resolution Dept. Portland State University.

The voices of indigenous people resonate with a vast reservoir of knowledge for how to live sustainably with the earth. Listening to these voices is necessary to restore ecological balance and irrigate a desolate democratic landscape.

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Defending our Collective and Indivisible Freedom and Peace

Posted on Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

The Imperative for organizing the Independent Peoples Tribunal on Land Acquisition, Resource Grab and Operation Green Hunt

Dr Vandana Shiva

A broad coalition of organisations, including Navdanya , are organizing a public trial of the militarized resource grab in the tribal regions which is threatening not just the tribal’s, but the constitutional framework and democratic structures of our society.

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