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From Seed to Seed

From Seed to Seed

From Seed to Seed is a series of 40 short films allowing anyone to learn how to produce vegetable seeds. It provides the basics of theory and practice, an ABC of seed production and shows all the necessary steps for producing seeds of 32 vegetable species. From Seed...

‘2020 call for applications of the CSB Academy’

IMPORTANT POINTS The CSB Academy accepts training proposals from community seed banks, related NGO’s and seed initiatives from European Region Thematic Areas 2020: Subjects mentioned below are given priority but applications are not limited to these subjects: Climate...

Annual report 2019 – Informe 2019

Annual report 2019 – Informe 2019

Red de Resiembra e Intercambio de variedades locales de cultivo, share the the Annual Report (SPA) It's available also the Caracterización de los bancos de semillas comunitarios en el Estado español done by the RAS within DIVERSIFOOD project.  

À la recherche des semences de demain | ARTE Regards

À la recherche des semences de demain | ARTE Regards

High-performance seeds used in the food industry and monoculture are a threat to the diversity of our fruit, vegetable and cereal varieties. In 100 years, we have lost 80% of cultivated species! To the great displeasure of farmers, horticulturists and scientists, who...

Farmers’ rights in practice: contributions of community seed banks

Farmers’ rights in practice: contributions of community seed banks

Based on empirical evidence from 16 countries, a new article addresses the question of how community seed banks contribute to the establishment of the farmers’ rights, as defined by the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture...

LOCAL SEEDS: THE KEY TO SURVIVAL

LOCAL SEEDS: THE KEY TO SURVIVAL

The future of our agriculture and food depends as much on diversity as on seeds. The "Semillas de Identidad" campaign, supported by SWISSAID, ensures that seeds in Colombia and Nicaragua remain in the hands of farmers and that diversity is preserved. Voir la brochure...