SKI statement at the FAO Plant Treaty GB10

SKI Farmers Rights Campaign – From 20 to 24 November 2023, for the very first time, a SKI delegation participated in the 10th Governing Body meeting of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) at the FAO headquarters in Rome. On 21 November, SKI made an input during the plenary discussion on the Implementation of Article 9 of the Treaty, which the article dealing with Farmers Rights.

Please click here to watch the video of SKI’s input delivered by Juliet Nangamba, from SKI Partner CTDT. And access the full statement here.

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Seed and Knowledge Initiative

The Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) is a dynamic partnership of diverse southern African organisations committed to securing food sovereignty in the region.

We work with smallholder farmers to become more seed, food and nutritionally secure through farmer-led seed systems, improved crop diversity, and the revival of local knowledge systems. While we have relationships with a number of organisations and individuals all over the world, our primary stakeholders are the farmers we work with in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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