European Coordination Let’s Liberate Diversity !

To encourage, develop and promote the dynamic management of cultivated biodiversity on farms and gardens

USE IT OR LOSE IT

European Coordination Let’s Liberate Diversity !

To encourage, develop and promote the dynamic management of cultivated biodiversity on farms and gardens

USE IT OR LOSE IT 

EC-LLD! News

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Apr 29, 2021

ARCHE NOAH on EU Seed Study: Right to Seeds must be honoured

DG SANTE publishes study on options to revise the legislation governing the production and marketing of seeds and other plant propagating material On April 29th DG SANTE published a study on options to update the seed marketing legislation. The study marks the...

Apr 28, 2021

SPROUTS FROM BRUSSELS – April 2021

Seeds & Crop Biodiversity in European Policy ECLLD Seed Policy Dialogue Register to the ECLLD Seed Policy Dialogue on new techniques of genetic modification on 29th April at 5pm! In order to discuss policy developments that affect crop diversity movements, the...

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Joint Letter to the European Commission: A Common Vision for Cultivated Plant Diversity

Joint Letter to the European Commission: A Common Vision for Cultivated Plant Diversity

Dear Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans,Dear Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides,Dear Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski,Dear Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius, In the coming days...

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First International Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture – webcast

First International Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture – webcast

Technical Consultation on in situ conservation and on-farm management of PGRFA, 29 - 30 March 2021 Recognizing the importance of crop diversity is crucial for achieving food security and improved nutrition. Failure...

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Seed Networks

Seed Networks

Politics, scientific research, knowledge, marketing, access to diversity: these are the 5 main areas in which seed networks operate. How? And what is the meaning of “farmer seed network”? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o6g31e5nLg This video is part of 10 video...

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What is happening in Brussels for agrobiodiversity and seeds? Latest “Sprout from Brussel” of March!

What is happening in Brussels for agrobiodiversity and seeds? Latest “Sprout from Brussel” of March!

UNDROP right to to seeds in the EU New Geneva Academy publication on the Implementation of the UNDROP Article 19 on the right to seeds in the EU The new Practical Manual on the Right to Seeds in Europe, co-authored by Dr. Christophe GOLAY from the Geneva...

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First International Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

First International Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

  Technical Consultation on in situ conservation and on-farm management of PGRFA 29–30 March 2021 Background  The challenge of sustainably producing more food with fewer inputs may be met only if the broadest possible diversity of plant genetic resources for...

Next SEED policy dialogue 

What are the main points of the EU Seed Law Study?

What do seed savers and seed networks think of the study?

How could it affect agrobiodiversity for tomorrow’s agriculture?

On Thursday 20th May from 17:00 to 18:30 we will dialogue with lawyer Fulya Batur, and Let’s Liberate Diversity! members comments.

The webinar will be in EN and FR.

CLICK HERE 

Sprouts from Brussel

Sprouts from Brussel

Is a monthly newsletter wishes to inform the seeds and crop biodiversity movement across Europe on the policy developments which may have an impact on their activities.

If you wish to be part of the conversation, and receive this briefing, you will find it either separately or together with the monthly EC-LLD / News! 

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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.

 

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