Date/dates: 08/05/2017 - 27/05/2017
Time: All Day


Opposing the new Plant Breeders & Plant Improvement Act – South Africa Public Hearings


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Opposing the new Plant Breeders & Plant Improvement Act – South Africa / CALL TO ACTION DETAILS

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+ Video and analysis by Rushka Johnson, June 2017

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SOUTH AFRICA SEED LAW PUBLIC HEARING

#SEEDFREEDOM WORKSHOPS & PUB. HEARINGS – OPPOSING THE NEW PLANT BREEDERS & PLANT IMPROVEMENT ACT – SOUTH AFRICA 

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Easy-to-read materials on the revision of South African Seed laws: entrenching an unjust and unsustainable seed system

African Centre for Biodiversity, 27 March 2017

“Despite the public interest to support an equitable seed system, the Plant Improvement and Plant Breeders’ Rights Bills, create an environment for further corporate ownership of the commercial seed system, which ultimately excludes and criminalises small-scale farmers and small seed enterprises”.


English half way through. Skip forward. Rushka Johnson and Edmore Parichi in English. Watch on YouTube

Rushka (at 4min 35sec) , Ruth (at 22min 30sec) and others final points – public hearing for seed rights – LISTEN TO RUTH’S (13yrs) statement near the end. Watch on YouTube



More info: http://seedfreedom.info/revision-of-south-african-seed-laws/

Organiser Name: Resistance is Fertile and others
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Organiser Twitter url: https://twitter.com/noMonsantoSA


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