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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…

  • 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…

  • Virtual Exchange on Green Rogue Capitalism

    We will look at how business and finance are using the ecological crisis to make more money. Understanding what is going on will allow us to collectively develop strategies to oppose dispossession and the destruction of our territories in the name of false solutions to climate change and the decline of biodiversity. We will also…

  • Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19

    The IPC participated in the Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19 organised to maintain the momentum towards COP 15 and to facilitate preparations for the 24th meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 24) and the 3rd meeting of the Subsidiary Body for…
  • Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    The IPC participated in the Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Convention on Biological Diversity's Post-2020 Global Framework for Biodiversity, organised to provide Indigenous peoples and local communities with an opportunity to reflect on recent developments in the post-2020 global framework for biodiversity, including the Zero Draft and the…
  • CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights

    CSOs African Consultation on the implementation of farmers’ rights to Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture

    Download here the Final Report     CSO African Consultation on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights CIFAN Nyéléni Village – Selingue, Mali From 17 to 20 July 2018   Introduction Forty participants, from 17 African countries, representing peasants, pastoralists, small-scale farmers, women organizations, NGOs and organizations active in food sovereignty, met from 17 to 20…