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We need to put nutrition and seeds at the center of security against climate change. Nutrition per acre should be the new norm......


Illegal Roundup Ready Flex Bt Cotton and Carcinogen Round-up 

should be banned: Dr.Vandana Shiva




New Delhi, November 30, 2017: After addressing a meeting of the GEAC and DBT on strategies to curb the illegal contamination of Monsanto’s......


Environment activist Vandana Shiva on Thursday wrote to Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan seeking a criminal investigation against global seed giant Monsanto for genetic contamination of its herbicide tolerant Round-up Ready Flex Bt cotton.

"Over the two decades since Monsanto entered India, it has violated laws, deceived Indian farmers......


Celebrating Biodiversity is celebrating life, its abundance, its resilience. It is celebrating our membership in the Earth Community. Biodiversity weaves the web of life-from the forests to the oceans, from our farms, to our plates, and our gut. It provides alternatives to fossil carbon and the climate havoc it is causing. Through......


Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today floated the idea of replacing fertiliser subsidy with incentives to promote organic farming in the country.

The northeastern state was declared the first organic state of the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 at an event in Gangtok.


The northeastern state was declared the first organic state of the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 at an event in Gangtok.
"I asked the prime minister to provide us two times the sum of fertiliser subsidy given up by Sikkim. But he did not say anything about......


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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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