European SAVE Foundation and the SAVE Network Annual Meeting , August 20-23, 2009 Ghent, Belgium

European SAVE Foundation and the SAVE Network invites interested individuals to their  Annual Meeting to take place   August 20-23, 2009 in Ghent, Belgium. The Meeting will be combined with an International Agrobiodiversity Seminar and the main discussion topic will be: “Innovative Aspects for In-Situ Conservation”. For more details,  download the  provisional programme and the registration […]

GRAIN's interview with Dr Melaku Worede

“From a global perspective, the single focus of gene banks seems to be on collecting and preserving whatever samples they can find, and they call that conservation. We, on the other hand, believe in conservation through use, in keeping diversity alive as you use it, without compromising the diversity already built up over centuries by […]

Democratising the Governance of Food and Agricultural Research

Towards Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming autonomous food systems (Part III: Chapter 7 only) The latest chapter of an on line multimedia book in the making “Towards Food Sovereignty. Reclaiming autonomous food systems” focuses on the need to transform agricultural research. It also addresses the politics of knowledge associated with conservation and natural resource use as well […]