Eric Holt-Gimenez: Justice Begins With Seeds (#GMO #Monsanto)

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talkingsticktv on Aug 18, 2013

Talk by Eric Holt-Gimenez, Executive Director of Food First – Institute for Food and Development Policy given August 2, 2013 at the Justice Begins With Seeds 2013 International Conference at Seattle First Presbyterian Church in Seattle, WA. Continue reading

Inside The Svalbard Global Seed Vault + “Noah’s Ark” seed vault opens

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IRRI ships 35.5 million seeds to Svalbard Global Seed Vault


After months of preparation by staff of the Genetic Resources Center (GRC) at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI; ), led by its head Dr. Ruaraidh Sackville Hamilton, a replicate set of the Global Rice Collection from 123 countries held by IRRI left on 21 January for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault or Doomsday Vault. See…. for more information on the global effort. Continue reading