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Seeds in Women's Hands: A symbol of food security and solidarity

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Farida Akhter shows that food security is not only an issue of the South but is also an important issue for the North. The solidarity among women around the world is crucial to challenge the mainstream policies for free trade, biotechnology and genetic engineering. Women in the South preserve and maintain seeds and genetic resources. They believe in their strength by keeping seeds in their own hands. This message is very crucial for women all over the world to have control over food production.Development (2001) 44, 52–55. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1110292

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.development.1110292

Affiliations: 1UBINIG, Bangladesh

Publication date: December 1, 2001

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