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India's Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act of 2001 is the most far-reaching legislation with regard to establishing rights for farmers to save, use, exchange and sell farm-saved seed. A unique aspect of the 2001 Act is that it confers three concurrent rights - to breeders, to farmers and to researchers. When it comes to Farmers' Rights, the Act recognizes the farmer as cultivator, conserver and breeder. The Act establishes nine rights for farmers, of which the most important in this regard are the right to seed and the right to compensation for crop failure (Art. 39): The provisions on the right to seed specify that farmers are entitled to save, use, sow, re-sow, exchange, share and sell farm produce, including seeds of varieties protected by plant breeders' rights. Th...
To establish an effective system for the protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants.
held on March 10. 2016
A new bill is before the Nebraska Legislature fighting for a Fair Repair Act. Farmers and phone repair shops are taking part in the petition for the bill for the right to repair your own hardware. It turns out that this could affect companies like Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo relating to the repair of video game hardware. http://nebraskalegislature.gov/FloorDocs/105/PDF/Intro/LB67.pdf Feature Creep is Ad Free thanks to the generosity of Patreon Backers Patronize me here! http://www.Patreon.com/Tarmack Tarmack's Discord Chat Server https://discord.gg/wJKG7Zh Game footage of Farming Simulator 2017 courtesy of IAmPattyJack https://www.youtube.com/user/IAmPattyJack Social Media http://www.twitch.tv/TarmackGaming http://www.twitter.com/gnomecast http://www.reddit.com/r/tarmack Previous ...
This story talks about a treaty that is supposed to help protect farmer's rights around the world. blog.gfar.net/2016/04/01/the-importance-of-farmers-rights/
I interviewed registrar general RC Aggarwal on the issue of Breeder's and farmer's rights.
To celebrate the often unsung work of farming communities, GFAR has commissioned a series of short videos telling the farmers’ stories in their own words. In this second video in the series, farmers in Guatemala relate first-hand their challenges and successes as guardians of crop seed and the breeders of new varieties. The videos tell a vital story of why the living conservation and use of these irreplaceable resources are crucial, not just to the communities concerned, but to all our futures. We hope that these videos will help understanding at all levels and enable many other farmers to gain from these successful practices The videos are being produced by Partner in GFAR Agro-Insight with funding from the GFAR Secretariat, and are available in several languages. Visit the Access Agricu...
Demands abt Rights