Saving the Seed: Genetic diversity and European agriculture

Author:   Renee Vellve
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138928916


Pages:   210
Publication Date:   02 October 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Renee Vellve
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
ISBN:  

9781138928916


ISBN 10:   1138928917
Pages:   210
Publication Date:   02 October 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
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Tables, Graphs and Boxes List of Acronyms About this Book Foreword by Jaap Hardon, Director, CGN Netherlands Introduction 1. The Making of a Heritage Taming the Wild The Geography of Diversity The Heritage Makers 2. Diversity's Decline Breeding Uniformity Uniformity from the Lab Erosion on the Farm The Legal Frames at Work 3. Genebank or Bust Banking on Diversity From the Field to the Fridge The Euro 'Gene Scene' Of Numbers and Nonsense 4. Salvaging in Silence Conservation at the Grassroots Salvaging in Silence 5. Diversifying the Future Forging New Policies CAP: Conservation or Production? Investing in Diversity Finding the Support ANNEXES: 1. The Genes in the Bank 2. Addresses and Contacts 3. Selected Reading Notes Index

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Renee Vellve began working on biodiversity issues in the early 1980s, when she became active with French groups fighting for farmers' rights to use local seeds. She started working with Henk in Barcelona, Spain, and in 1990 they set up GRAIN.

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