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Will Farmers Receive Justice?

New York, New York - February, 2 2012 - It was standing room only as family farmers from around North America filled Federal Court Judge Naomi Buchwald's courtroom in Manhattan on Tuesday, January 31.  The topic was the landmark organic community lawsuit OSGATA et al v. Monsanto......


International coalition “No Patents on Seeds” concerned about abuse of patent law


3 February 2012. New Delhi/ Munich. The renowned Indian activist Vandana Shiva and the European NGO-platform “No Patents on Seeds” joined forces today to file an opposition against European Patent EP1962578. This patent claims melons with a......


On the 13th of January Navdanya along with other farmer associations including OFAI, Jagriti Agro Tech and others attended a government consultation chaired by the DIPP secretary with farmers and farmer groups on the introduction of FDI in the Retail sector in India.

Despite our opposition to the proposal clearly stated......


Navdanya started helping farmers in district Chura Chandpur in Manipur in NE India. a new seed bank will be started soon. Building is under construction. Mr. Joma is the state coordinator of Navdanya in Manipur. This initiative is in collaboration of local NGO, Community Action for Social Transformation in Chura......


Dr. Vinod Bhatt additional Director of Navdanya was on his tour to Bhutan for followup and monitoring of the progress of the Samdrup Jonkhar Initiative (SJI) of Bhutan for 100 % transition of Bhutan to Organic.

It was nice and productive trip of Dr. Bhatt to Bhutan.......


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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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