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Laws and Policies

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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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill

6 May 2015 Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill  B11B-2015 published May 2015
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Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill

5 May 2015 Policy Submission: Plant Improvement Bill B8B-2015 published May 2015
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A Landmark Victory for Justice

November 2014 Anyone campaigning for environmental or social justice needs to read this David and Goliath account of how a reasonable request for access to GMO permit applications catapulted an environmental watch-dog into almost a decade of litigation against the South African state and monolithic Monsanto – a battle finally won in the Constitutional Court....
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Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill

14 June 2013 Policy Submission: Draft Plant Improvement Policy and Bill published June 2013
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Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill

14 June 2013 Policy Submission: Plant Breeders’ Rights Bill published June 2013
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Policy Brief: Securing Farmers’ Rights and Seed Sovereignty in South Africa

1 October 2012 Written by Rachel Wynberg, Jaci van Niekerk, Rose Williams and Lawrence Mkhaliphi, this policy brief helps to inform policy debate by reviewing farmers’ rights in South Africa, and the extent to which existing policies, laws and practices support seed security and the conservation of agricultural biodiversity.
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