Vandana Shiva on the Importance of Saving Seeds
= Vandana Shiva, world renowned anti-GM activist explains why it is so important for farmers to save seeds against the onslaught of GM companies like Monsanto.
"Here’s a recording in part, of a session by Dr Vandana Shiva at Navdanya, where she clearly explains four kinds of seeds – open pollination, green revolution varieties, hybrid varieties and GM seeds. This distinction is fundamentally important to understand the arguments against genetic engineering. She also describes how the cost of GM seeds and pesticide use soar astronomically, which are major factors behind the indebtedness and consequent suicide of farmers."