Latest News

NATIONAL MEETING ON ENDOSULFAN HEALTH HAZARDS; NEED FOR BAN, 7th April, 2011, I.S.I. Lodi Road, New Delhi
- K.Jalees

Endosulfan is an organochlorine pesticide which is classified as highly toxic More than 74 countries have already banned Endosulfan and around 20 countries have asked for the ban. ......


Preemptive Action Seeks Ruling

That Would Prohibit Monsanto From Suing Organic Farmers and Seed Growers if Contaminated By Roundup Ready Seed

NEW YORK – March 29, 2011 – On behalf of 60 family farmers, seed businesses and organic agricultural organizations, the Public Patent

Foundation (PUBPAT) filed suit today (http://www.pubpat.org/assets/files/seed/OSGATA-v-Monsanto-Complaint.pdf) against Monsanto Company to......


STATEMENT ON THE JAPANESE NUCLEAR DISASTER

We extend our deepest sympathies to the people of Japan who have experienced a devastating earthquake and tsunami followed by severe damage to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. We commend the brave individuals who are risking their lives to prevent the escape of massive amounts of radiation from......


A group of 27 farmers and Agriculture officers from Bhutan are on exposure tour to Navdanya frm 22nd March to 4th April 2011. During this perioud they were in Punjab for couple of days in the begining. During 25th March  - 4th April the group will be given training by......


Bhutanese farmers and Agriculture officers are on exposure tour of India. the exposure is organised by Navdanya from 22nd March to 4th of april 2011. On 22nd afternoon the group was received by Navdanya Programme Coordinator Mr. Darwan Singh Negi at New Delhi. On 23rdand 24th group interacted with Punjab......


On 15th March, 2011, Dr. Vandana Shiva was honoured by Raj Rajeshwari award from PHD Chamber of Commerce and Uttarakhand State Planning Commission. This award is for the women of Uttarakhand who have excelled in their field of work.The trophy was presented on the occassion of inauguration of the Grand......


Navdanya in collaboration with Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of Uttarakhand started a series of two day trainers training programme on Biodiversity based Organic farming. These training programmes are sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology. First training was started on 29th -30th December. Till date three training programmes have been conducted......


Pin It

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.

Navdanya on Twitter

How to reach Bija Vidyapeeth

Archives