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Forests, Trees and Climate Change


SEED DECLARATION, INDIA, 2012

Foreword: Seed diversity and agrobiodiversity worldwide face the growing threat of market liberalisation, including the FTA between India and the EU that will only suit agribusinesses. To safeguard seed diversity and farmers’ rights, a number of seed festivals have been held in different parts of India, including a large biodiversity festival in Hyderabad, last year, parallel to the CBD-COP. The seed is the first link in the food chain. It is a sacred code of evolution, an embodiment of life and memory, …

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A Pathetic REDD Package

Wednesday December 4th, 2013

On 12 November 2013, the Global Forest Coalition made the following intervention during the negotiations in Warsaw on methodologies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance forest…

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