New Factsheet "Owning Seeds, Accessing Food" (English)

The expansion of intellectual property rights on seeds might well restrict small-scale farmers’ practices of seed saving and exchange in the informal seed system, thus limiting access to protected seeds and putting farmers’ right to food at risk. A pioneering report presented those findings in October 2014. This factsheet illustrates the report's findings in a nutshell.

You may download the new factsheet below. 

For the whole report "Owning Seeds, Accessing Food" click here.