Title Improving access to vegetable seeds for resilient family farms in Costa Rica
Contributor ILEIA Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture
Author Lindsey Hethcote, Maarten van Zonneveld, Nelly Vasquez, V. Ernesto Méndez, William Solano
Content A group of coffee farmers in Turrialba, Costa Rica,is successfully exploring diversification options with horticultural food crops. This is being done in collaboration with two vegetable seed banks that allow family farmers to use varieties freely under the multilateral system of FAO´s International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published
Language English
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/access-and-benefit-sharing-of-genetic-resources/improving-access-to-vegetable-seeds-for-resilient-family-farms-in-costa-rica