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  • Farmers’ Rights are at stake: a week of diplomatic fight in New Delhi

    From the 19th to the 24th of September, the 9th meeting of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) – the binding international treaty defining the regulatory framework for agrobiodiversity – was held in New Delhi, India. ITPGRFA should be a tool for safeguarding farmers’ rights…

  • IPC is in India to protect farmers’ rights from multinationals’ biopiracy

    The IPC Working Group on Biodiversity is participating at the meeting of the governing body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) to continue the struggle to defend farmers rights over their seeds. The meeting will be held in New Delhi in India from today (17th of September) to…

  • UN biodiversity talks resume in Geneva: what’s at stake and what the IPC is doing there

    By Mariapaola Boselli, IPC WG on Biodiversity Facilitator   16 March 2022 The agenda for the third day of the meeting, Wednesday 16 March 2022, saw the discussion of key issues for the IPC Working Group on Agricultural Biodiversity. In the morning, delegates discussed the second set of targets of the Global Biodiversity Framework, namely…