Authors: Coordination Sud, Action Against Hunger, AVSF, AFD, SOL
Keywords: seed access; farmers’ rights

“As the first link in agricultural activity, seeds represent a crucial issue for farmers. Since the birth of agriculture, farming communities have freely developed and used species and varieties that meet their needs through selection and exchange. Faced with the excessive use of pesticides, the development of biotechnologies and associated risks, and the privatization and standardization of seeds, the C2A emphasizes in this decoding note the urgent need to guarantee farmers the right to choose economically, ecologically, and culturally viable seeds and to protect them from contamination by other genetically modified plants.”

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