21/08/2012 / Vandana Shiva: defending seed sovereignty

Vandana Shiva: defending seed sovereignty

Health & Nutrition, Science and Technologies, 21/08/2012

To celebrate the fortnight from Ghandi’s birthday (October 2) to World Food Day (October 16), Vandana Shivahas launched the new global campaign Seed Freedom.

“Seed is the source of life and the first link in the food chain. Control over seed means a control over our lives, our food and our freedom.”

“Corporations like Monsanto have created a seed emergency, through patents on seeds, seed monopolies, biopiracy genetic engineering and creation of non renewable sterile seeds.”

A global collective response is needed. Join the campaign by signing the declaration on seed freedom, in order to stop the corporate hijack of seed and with it, the hijack of our freedom and our future.

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