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                      SEED SATYAGRAHA

                     (Civil Disobedience to end Seed Slavery)

[...] Through imposing laws related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & patents on seed which deny farmers and gardner the right to save and share seed, [...] our diversity, freedoms and right to health are being criminalised [...] — Sign the Pledge.

  In Focus
image Call To Action for Living Seed and Living Soil – 2015

The Global Movement for Seed Freedom invites you to join people and communities around the globe, from the 2nd to the 16th of October to celebrate […]


Terra Viva - The Choice to make

Land Degradation, Climate Change, Forced Migration, Emerging Conflicts

Food Smart Citizens for Food Smart Cities

2nd, August, 2015, Launch of Anna Swaraj Abhiyan with a campaign on Food Smart Citizens for Food Smart Cities – […]

image Sarson Satyagraha – Civil Disobedience against GMO Mustard

NEW DELHI, INDIA, 31st July 2015

  Living Seed & Living Soil Events & Actions
image The 2015 National Heirloom Exposition

SANTA ROSA CA, USA, 8 - 10 September 2015


Jornada contra la incineración de residuos

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, 8 September 2015

image Shumei and Navdanya Launch Visions of the Living Seed

SANTA ROSA CA, USA, 8 September 2015

image SOS Save Our Seeds March & Rally

SAN FRANCISCO CA, USA, 6 September 2015

image Soil Not Oil International Conference

RICHMOND CA, USA, 4 - 5 September 2015


A-Z of Agroecology and Organic Food Systems

Bija Vidyapeeth, DEHRADUN, 1 - 30 September 2015

image AFSA Holding Its 4th AGM

ACCRA, GHANA, 5 - 8 August 2015

  Living Seed & Living Soil Upcoming Events

Vasundhara: National Gathering of Farmers

Bija Vidyapeeth, Dehradun, India — 29 - 30 September 2015

 Bhoomi Maati Maa: the Festival of The Living Soil

New Delhi, India — 1st October 2015

 image  Touch the Earth: A soil Pilgrimage

Maharashtra – Madhya Pradesh, India — 2 - 5 October 2015

 image  Festival Madre Tierra Internacional

Tarqui, Ecuador — 2 - 4 October 2015

  Living Seed & Living Soil in other languages

Call To Action for Living Seed and Living Soil – 2015

Now available in: Italian, French, German, Spanish, Croatian, Greek, Indonesian, Portuguese


The Living Seed and The Living Soil – Navdanya Film

Now available in: French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Croatian, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Portuguese

  In the News

Monsanto Found Guilty of Poisoning French Farmer

TelesSur TV, 11 September 2015


The Food Dharma

By Dr Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age, 9 September 2015


California Becomes First State to Label Monsanto’s Roundup as a Carcinogen

By Lorraine Chow – EcoWatch, 8 September 2015

image Europe: Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science

By Colin Macilwain – Nature, 2 September 2015


Ordinary citizens across Europe are stepping in to help refugees where their governments have failed

By Cassie Werber – Quartz, 1 September 2015

image Growing Doubt: a Scientist’s Experience of GMOs

By Jonathan R. Latham, PhD – Independent Science News, 31 August 2015

image Bija Swaraj, not Bt Raj

By Dr Vandana Shiva, 31 August 2015

image Why Are Climate Groups Only Focused on 50% of the Solution?

By John W. Roulac – EcoWatch, 27 August 2015

image European Patent Office boosts its business with Patents on Life

No patents on Seeds, 25 August 2015

image Pesticides in paradise: Hawaii’s spike in birth defects puts focus on GM crops

The Guardian, 23 August 2015

image Sin Maíz no Hay Paíz | Update on the legal battle over transgenic corn in Mexico

By Devon G. Peña, Ph.D. – Environmental and Food Justice, 20 August 2015

image Nothing green in the Green Revolution

By Dr Vandana Shiva – India Today, 14 August 2015

image GMO in my mustard

By Dr Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age, 11 August 2015

image Gobierno convoca proyecto a la medida de las transnacionales semilleras

COSTA RICA – FECON, 10 de agosto de 2015

image Scotland GM crop ban

The Scottish Government, 9 August 2015





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