Via Campesina

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Control over seeds must remain in peasants' hands," said Guy Kastler with La Via Campesina. (Photo: Tineke d’Haese/ Oxfam)
For millennia, the practice of saving and exchanging seeds has been fundamental to crop production in farming communities across the globe. Now, faced with a growing push on the part of governments and corporate agribusiness to limit this practice and thus threaten the food sovereignty of millions, farmers worldwide are fighting back...