Over the past three years, peasant seeds and the products derived from them (veggies, flour, bread …) have been more and more attractive for agribusiness actors as an interesting niche market. In France, we choose to use the concept of « commons » not to be reduced only to economically valuable producers ( see here for English materials).
Agroecology calls for a global approach, integrating scientific, practical, and advocacy dimensions, to redesign agricultural systems based on ecological and socio-cultural processes and emphasizing biodiversity.
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February 12-15, 2020 | Corvallis, Oregon
The conference is the largest event focused solely on organic seed in North America, bringing together hundreds of farmers, plant breeders, researchers, certifiers, food companies, seed companies, and others from across the U.S. and around the world. Here more info.
The members of EC-LLD are the following organizations:
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The legal watch is realised by the French Farmers' seeds network,Réseau Semences Paysannes. Informations are related to seeds marketing, intellectual property rights, genetic ressources ...It is presented in French but you can find out English version on internet with the name of the topic