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Welcome to our new website!


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We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website. With its fresh new design and expanded content, the new site has several easy to use drop down menus with updated information about our work and our publications and information resources. We are still busy populating the site with information, documents and photographs, so please visit regularly.

SKI Seed Seminar: Small-holder farmers pave the way for food security


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"Strengthening support for small farmer-led seed systems: Knowledge exchange, collaboration and innovation between formal and informal seed systems” was the title of the two-day seminar organised by the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI), which took place in Stellenbosch, South Africa 4-5 September 2014.

Pongola farmers March Against Monsanto


Small-holder farmers in Pongola, KZN, joined the international March Against Monsanto on 24 May 2014, adding their voices to the call for a permanent boycott of genetically engineered seed, food and other harmful agro-chemicals. In their fight to save their natural seeds and traditional farming practices, these farmers have refused government "gifts" of GM seed.