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Biowatch Briefing: Farmer-led seed systems

10 October 2021 A Biowatch Briefing on farmer-led seed systems – securing food sovereignty in the face of looming ecological and social crises. FLSS can and do make a critical contribution in responding to current global ecological and social threats through adaptation to climate change, enhancing agricultural biodiversity, strengthening food security and sovereignty, increasing dietary...
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The impact of COVID-19 on food systems in South Africa

8 August 2020 A snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on food systems in South Africa. Document prepared for the Global Food Governance Working Group of the Civil Society and Indigenous People’s Mechanism (CSM) of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
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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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Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support

5 October 2018 Policy Submission: National Policy on Comprehensive Producer Development Support (Draft 5 v3) published October 2018  
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Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2 October 2018 Policy Submission: Draft Climate Smart Strategic Framework for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Notice 428 of 2018) published October 2018  
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Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill

8 August 2018 Policy Submission: Climate Change Bill published June 2018
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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: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy

30 April 2018 Policy Submission: Draft Conservation Agriculture Policy published February 2018
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Research Paper: Policy Impacts – The impact of government agricultural and rural development policy on smallholder farmers in KwaZulu-Natal

23 March 2018 Written by Dr Harald Witt, this research paper examines policy and the efficacy of government support for, and the challenges faced by smallholder farmers in rural KZN.
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