Farmers’ Seed System in Nepal: Review of National Legislations


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November 2017


The objective of the study is to review policies on plant genetic resources, including seed laws and strategies and PVP legislations in Nepal, in order to identify concrete policies that supports farmers’ seed systems. The study will also identify policies and practices that undermine farmers’ seed systems, as well as gap in the existing legislations. Further, the study will establish recommendations for policies and strategies that support the functioning of farmers’ seed systems and contribute to the implementation of farmers’ rights to seeds.