Seed in South Africa: A contested arena

“Things changed with the adoption of neoliberal policies that espouse food insecurity in Africa as partly attributable to the inefficiencies of African governments”

Seed is an important resource in agriculture, and for food in general. We have seen increased onslaught on national seed laws that give more power to the corporate sector to the detriment of the farmer. Our report focuses on how the seed arena has changed, noting who the winners and losers are, as these changes happen.

The paper is available for download.