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Biodiversity

Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

6 June 2019 Policy Submission: Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (No.644) published May 2019
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GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9

7 February 2019 GM Permit Objection: Intentional release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize DP-056113-9
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Agroecology Is Best Practice

Showcasing Biowatch’s work with farmers in four key areas (diversity; soil and water; seed; advocacy), this book explores the workings of eight homestead farms in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, illustrating agroecology best practices through the personal experiences of each of the smallholder farmers.
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Policy Submission: SA’s Accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and UPOV 1991 approval

27 July 2018 Policy Submission: South Africa’s accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and approval of the UPOV 1991 Convention  
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Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

18 April 2017 Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill (B8B-2015) published April 2017
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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill

18 April 2017 Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill (B11B-2015) published April 2017
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GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603

9 September 2018 GM Permit Objection: General release of Pioneer Hi-Bred GM maize TC1507xNK603  
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GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603

30 March 2017 GM Permit Objection: General release of Monsanto GM maize MON87460xMON89034xNK603
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Research Paper: Agroecology – Environmental, Social and Economic Justice

22 May 2016 Written by Vanessa Black, this research paper examines what agroecology is and why it’s needed for a sustainable food system.
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Fact Sheet: Agroecology

15 December 2015 The facts about agroecology and why it is the ecologically sustainable alternative to ensure biodiversity, food sovereignty and social justice.
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