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Disobbedienza Civile per proteggere i nostri semi tradizionali:..scambio di semi e abbracci
October 2, 2012 - October 16, 2013| Free
Civil disobedience to protect our traditional Seeds… Seed Swaps and Seed Bombing all over Italy.
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With the verdict of the European Court on July 12th, the ban on trading of traditional seeds, which have not been registered in the official European catalogue has been confirmed. Since 1998 a European directive is in force, which confines the trading and the exchange of seeds to the seeds companies (Corporations) and forbids the farmers to do it. What the farmers have been doing for thousands of years has suddenly become illegal. With this verdict, all the voluntary organizations who are committed in saving the traditional seed varieties are committing a crime, because they save and distribute seeds that are not included in the official catalogue.
For this reason we are strongly motivated to play an important role in the action for seed freedom in Italy.
We will act in particular on October 2nd in civil disobedience against this law organizing Seed Swaps and Seed Bombing all over Italy.