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Food Sovereignty

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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Submission: South Africa’s Accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Approval of the UPOV

27 July 2018 South Africa’s Accession to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Approval of the UPOV  
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Crop Information Sheet: Sorghum

20 October 2017 Sorghum is the fifth most important cereal crop worldwide. What is this nutritious ancient grain, and how do you grow it?
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Crop Information Sheet: Jugo Bean

20 October 2017 Jugo beans are the third most important legume in Africa. What are they, and how do you grow them?
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Crop Information Sheet: Cowpea

20 October 2017 Cowpeas, a traditional crop, are an Africa staple. What are they, and how do you grow them?
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Crop Information Sheet: Millets

20 October 2017 Finger millet, one of the most important small grains in Africa, is becoming scarce. What is this nutritious ancient grain, and how do you grow it?
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Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

18 April 2017 Submission: Plant Improvement Bill (B 8B – 2015)
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Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill

18 April 2017 Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill (B 11B – 2015)
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Fact Sheet: Household Seed Banks

1 October 2018 The facts about why it is important for farmers to save seed and build community seed networks.  
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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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