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ACB’s comments on the COMESA Harmonisation of seed trade regulations. PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 16 May 2013 13:43

ACB’s comments on the COMESA Harmonisation of seed trade regulations.

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Civil Society Statement on COMESA Seed Trade Laws PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 11:38

This submission was made by civil society groups at a COMESA meeting in Lusaka during March 2013, in which serious concerns were raised about the COMESA seed trade laws as negatively impacting on small farmers in the COMESA region.

Statement made by:
Zambia Climate Change Network (ZCCN); East and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF) – Zambia; Participatory Ecological Land-Use (PELUM) Association; Alliance for Agro-Ecology and Biological Diversity Conservation; Kasisi Agriculture Training Centre (KATC); Community Technology Development Trust (CTDT); Green Living Movement (GLM); African Centre for Biosafety (ACB)

 

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Civil Society submission on SADC PVP Protocol PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 01 April 2013 14:11

This document represents the submission by more than 80 civil society organisations from the SADC region, other parts of Africa and around the world to the SADC Secretariat. These groups representing millions of farmers have condemned the SADC daft Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants as spelling disaster for small farmers and food security in the region. They are calling for the rejection of the Protocol and urgent consultations with farmers, farmer movements and civil society before any further work is undertaken.

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Letters to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for urgent interventions: Dow’s 2,4 D + glufosinate ammonium+ glyphosate tolerant GM soya. PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 21:48

Request for intervention to uphold the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health – GM crops engineered to be resistant to three herbicides: 2,4-D, glufosinate ammonium and glyphosate.

 

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Previous letters sent to:

Mr. Anand Grover
Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health

28-11-2012   Download 360.66 Kb
19-03-2013   Download 334.76 Kb

 
Letter to the UN secretariat on 2,4D PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 21:25

Request for intervention on GMOs likely to have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity; GM soybean tolerant to 2,4-D, glufosinate and glyphosate (DAS-44406-6).

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Annex A GM crops in the pipeline   AnnexA-SR-physica-and-mental-health.pdf 35.53 Kb

 
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