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6 January 2005. This week, farmers in Ghana are on the frontlines of a battle. The national parliament is due to return from its summer break and first thing on the agenda is the government’s Plant Breeders Bill. The proposed legislation contains rules that would restrict farmers from an age-old practice: freely saving, swapping and breeding seeds they rely on.

NEW INTERNATIONALIST BLOG

http://newint.org/blog/2014/10/20/plant-breeders-bill-ghana

 

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