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Heirloom biodynamic seeds network rescue, conservation and multiplication of local seeds in Brazil

Jovchelevich, Pedro (2014) Heirloom biodynamic seeds network rescue, conservation and multiplication of local seeds in Brazil. [Relíquias da Rede de sementes biodinamicas: recuperação, conservação e multiplicação de sementes locais no Brasil.] Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Structuring a network organic and biodynamic seed involving farmers in the central- southern Brazil. Training, participatory breeding, edition of publications, fairs of exchange seeds, a processing unit and assessment of seed quality, commercial seed multiplication with emphasis on vegetables. This network has garanteed the autonomy of farmers in seed production and enriched agrobiodiversity through exchanges of seed.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Sementes, Rede de sementes, Agricultura biodinamica, Brasil. Heirloom seeds, Seeds network, Biodynamic agriculture, Brazil
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
EnglishSeedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6946
EnglishAgrobiodiversityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_37977
EnglishBiodynamic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15912
Englishnetworkshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_50266
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Research affiliation: Brazil > Other organizations
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Deposited By: Jovchelevich, Pedro PJ
ID Code:23630
Deposited On:23 Apr 2015 12:11
Last Modified:23 Apr 2015 12:11
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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