India is a young country. But our children and youth are being denied their right to a healthy future through the spread of junk food/fake food/toxic food

On Children’s Day 2015,......


Eat Organic, Eat Safe

We are what we eat. When we eat food full of toxic chemicals, we pay the price with our health.

There is an epidemic of diseases related to our lifestyle and food such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension, infertility and heart attacks.

India has emerged as the epicentre of Diabetes......


An Open letter to Prime Minister Modi and President Obama from democratic, concerned citizens of India and the US

We, as concerned and democratic citizens of India, and the US, welcome the coming together of two of the largest democracies of the world to work together to protect the rights......


 

Dear Mr Prime Minister,

Your Government is wasting......


GMO Declaration

Navdanya has led the national and international movement for biosafety and against the dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in agriculture. Working with citizens’ movements, grassroot organizations, NGOs and governments, we have made significant contributions to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Biosafety Protocol.

Contrary to the three myths i.e. the myth of feeding......


An Open Letter to QUT's Dr James Dale, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Dear Dr Dale, QUT, Gates Foundation and CBD Delegates,

The Gates Foundation has invested 15 million dollars in Dr James Dale's GMO so-called 'super-bananas' developed at QUT. The project is being touted......


JOIN THE RESISTANCE AGAINST 200 GMO OPEN FIELD TRIALS APPROVED BY MR.MOILY

JOIN THE RESISTANCE (CLICK A SELFIE) AND SIGN THE PETITION

On the 27th of February, 2014, Mr.Moily approved 200 GMO open field trials. Mr.Moily was appointed as the environmental minister after the two earlier environmental ministers Jairam Ramesh and Jayanti......


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About Navdanya

Navdanya means “nine seeds” (symbolizing protection of biological and cultural diversity) and also the “new gift” (for seed as commons, based on the right to save and share seeds In today’s context of biological and ecological destruction, seed savers are the true givers of seed. This gift or “dana” of Navadhanyas (nine seeds) is the ultimate gift – it is a gift of life, of heritage and continuity. Conserving seed is conserving biodiversity, conserving knowledge of the seed and its utilization, conserving culture, conserving sustainability.

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