Octobre 2nd is the birth anniversary of Gandhi, who left us the legacy of “Swaraj”- self-organised freedom and “Satyagraha”- the force of truth.
On this meaningful day we celebrate a worldwide “Seed Satyagraha”, renewing our commitment to civil disobedience against unjust seed laws.
2nd Octobre: Seed Satyagraha
Identify laws in your countries and region that threaten our biodiversity, farmers’ rights, Seed Freedom and Food Freedom and send them to us: info[@]seedfreedom.in
Organise a worldwide civil disobedience against unjust seed laws in the spirit of Gandhi
Laws to look out for in your country and region
1. Free Trade Agreements
2. Patents on seed laws
3. UPOV – International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants: http://www.upov.int
4. Compulsory registration that makes diverse seed illegal
5. Food Safety laws – Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary laws – which impose pseudo safety in the name of health and safety