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Held on 4th and 5th April 2012
New Delhi 

To celebrate 25 years of Navdanya’s work in the conservation of Biodiversity, Navdanya with Initiative of Health and Equity in Society and All India Women’s Education Fund Association organized a two day Round Table on Intellectual Property......

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Her influence has taken root in India and is growing around the world. She's fighting for farmers, the seeds they plant, and the food we eat. We speak with environmental activist Vandana Shiva.

“Preventing Bio-piracy: Protecting Traditional Knowledge”

4th & 5th April
Conference Room No.1
India International Centre
Max Mueller Road
New Delhi – 110 003


4th April 2012

 Day – 1

Celebrating 25 years of Navdanya


Welcome, Introduction and Objectives
Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Navdanya


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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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