The National Farmers Union is urging farmers to demand that the government support farmers’ age-old practice of saving, reusing and exchanging farm-saved seed.  |  File photo

Right to seed is a matter of principle

Last December, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas. This declaration was brought forward by La Via Campesina (LVC), a global movement of small- and medium-scale farmers. The National Farmers Union is a founding member. One of LVC’s red-line articles in the negotiations was […] Read more