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Seed Sovereignty

Seed Sovereignty

Seeds

Seed Sovereignty

In the last century nearly 75 percent of our agricultural crops have disappeared. Traditionally, farmers would save and share these seeds with each other, but now, most seed production is controlled by just a few companies. Vandana Shiva explains the importance of protecting the culture and biodiversity of seeds. It’s what she calls seed sovereignty.

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