Decision-making tool for national implementation of the Plant Treaty's multilateral system of access and benefit-sharing

This decision making tool is designed to assist national policy makers and other stakeholders to identify appropriate measures to implement the Plant...

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2018
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SEVENTH SESSION OF THE GOVERNING BODY, Kigali, Rwanda, 30 October – 3 November 2017.

Reports from institutions that have concluded agreements with the governing body under article 15 of the International Treaty

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2017
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Do community seed banks contribute to socio-ecological resilience? The case of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, Guatemala

A community seed bank is a locally governed and managed, mostly informal institution whose core function is to maintain seeds for local use,...

Authors:
Porcuna Ferrer, A.
Publication Year:
2018
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No country is self-sufficient when it comes to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture: the cases of Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Nepal, Rwanda and Uganda

This brief aims to create more awareness that no country is self-sufficient in plant genetic resources and that international exchanges have...

Authors:
Vernooy, R.; Clancy, E. (comp.)
Publication Year:
2017
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Supporting community seedbanks to realize farmers’ rights

Support of community seedbanks and seed-savers groups throughout the world can contribute to the empowerment of men and women farmers, encourage...

Authors:
Clancy, E.
Publication Year:
2016
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Realizing farmers’ rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers’ rights and recognizes the crucial role...

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2016
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Sharing diversity: establishing and supporting community seedbanks in South Africa (pilot phase 2013-2015)

A promising start has been made: the two new community seedbanks of Gumbu and Sterkspruit and complementary technical support provided by the...

Authors:
Tjikana, T.; Dibiloane, A.; Maluleke, N.; Moila, P.; Phora, G.; Sthapit, B.; Vernooy, R.
Publication Year:
2016
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Smallholder access to quality and diverse seed in Uganda: Implications for food security

This policy briefs presents smallholder farmers' preferences and major challenges when accessing seed in Uganda. It reflects on the weaknesses of the...

Authors:
Otieno, G.; Lopez Noriega, I.; Reynolds, T.W.
Publication Year:
2016
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