Peasants Give Life to Biodiversity

Food sovereignty ensures that the right to use and manage lands, territories, waters, seeds, livestock and biodiversity are in the hands of those who produce the food”

Declaration of Nyéléni, 2007

This brochure has been made to make everyone aware of the importance of the biodiversity and the role that small-scale producers are playing in the preservation of it.

According to many traditional worldviews all of nature and the environment is alive; human beings are part of the family of living beings, not outside of it. All living creatures are engaged in age-old relationship of mutual interaction shaping each other’s existence in a process of co-evolution. peasant practices of developing biodiversity are not only shaped by material necessities, but also by spiritual beliefs, culture and emotion.

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