Experts met at a conference this week to address the urgent need to make quality seeds more accessible and affordable for poor farmers across the developing world. The conference, hosted by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Washington, D.C., was the first to bring together donors, USAID, major private sector seed companies, agriculture experts, NGOs, university and other actors to directly address the problem.
Quality seeds are available, but not for world’s poorest farmers
Activists protest Gates Foundation plan for African farmers
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