GRAIN (Genetic Resources Action INternational)
Rural topic(s): Access to land
Web site: http://www.grain.org
GRAIN is an international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems. Their support takes the form of independent research and analysis, networking at local, regional and international levels, and fostering new forms of cooperation and alliance-building. Most of their work is oriented towards, and carried out in, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Keywords: improvement of biodiversity, biodiversity conservation, safeguard of knowledge, land access, food souvereignty, local food systems, seeds saving, landgrabbing, GMOs / Genetically Modified Organisms, local variety