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Submissions of Views and Experiences on the Implementation of Farmers’ Rights Submitted by Contracting Parties and Relevant Organizations

This page compiles the views, experiences and best practices on the implementation of Farmers’ Rights, as set up in Article 9 of the International Treaty, submitted by Contracting Parties, farmer’s organizations and other relevant organizations, according to the request made by the Governing Body through resolutions 6/2011, 8/2013, 5/2005 and 7/2017. For each submission the date on which it has been received by the Secretary is indicated.

The submissions are presented in the form and language in which they were received. Minor editorial changes include the full rendering of acronyms and the correction of spelling.

Submissions received (2019)

Submissions received (2019)

Submission

By

Date of submission

Submission by AFEDES

Civil Society Organization

06/02/2019

Submission by African Centre for Biodiversity

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

Civil Society Organization

08/04/2019

Submission by APBREBES

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by ASOCUCH

Civil Society Organization

21/01/2019

Submission by Assemby of the Poor

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by Bangladesh

Contracting Party

05/02/2019

Submission by Benin

Contracting Party

18/01/2019

Submission by BIOWATCH and SKI

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by Plurinational State of Bolivia

Contracting Party

27/12/2018

Submission by Bhutan

Contracting Party

26/04/2019

Submission by Canada

Contracting Party

26/04/2019

Submission by CENESTA

Civil Society Organization

04/02/2019

Submission by Central African Republic

Contracting Party

05/02/2019

Submission by Centro Internazionale Crocevia

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by CGIAR (Bioversity International, CIAT, CIMMYT, ICARDA, ICRAF, ICRISAT, IRRI)

International Organization

13/02/2019

Submission by Chile

Contracting Party

15/03/2019

Submission by CNOP-COASP-IPC

Civil Society Organization

06/02/2019

Submission by COASP-IPC

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by Confédération Paysanne France

Civil Society Organization

02/01/2019

Submission by Costa Rica

Contracting Party

28/02/2019

Submission by CTDT Zambia

Civil Society Organization

04/02/2019

Submission by CTDT Zimbabwe

Civil Society Organization

22/01/2019

Submission by Cuba

Contracting Party

22/04/2019

Submission by Development Fund Norway

Non-governmental Organization

03/02/2019

Submission by Ecuador

Contracting Party

10/02/2019

Submission by ESAFF Uganda

Non-governmental Organization

20/01/2019

Submission by European Union (EU)

Contracting Party

08/03/2019

Submission by Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI)

Public Research Organization

28/02/2019

Submission by Germany

Contracting Party

18/02/2019

Submission by India

Contracting Party

12/02/2019

Submission by Indonesia

Contracting Party

04/02/2019

Submission by Italy

Contracting Party

08/02/2019

Submission by Japan

Contracting Party

05/02/2019

Submission by KRRS

Civil Society Organization

03/02/2019

Submission by LI-BIRD Nepal

Civil Society Organization

20/01/2019

Submission by Libya

Contracting Party

01/01/2019

Submission by Madagascar

Contracting Party

30/01/2019

Submission by Malawi

Contracting Party

07/02/2019

Submission by Netherlands

Contracting Party

21/01/2019

Submission by Norway

Contracting Party

05/02/2019

Submission by Oxfam Novib

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by PELUM-ZWE

Civil Society Organization

06/02/2019

Submission by PERU

Contracting Party

11/02/2019

Submission by the Philippines

Contracting Party

12/02/2019

Submission by PNG

Government research organization

29/04/2019

Submission by Poland

Contracting Party

04/02/2019

Submission by ProSpecieRara Switzerland

Civil Society Organization

06/02/2019

Submission by SEARICE

Civil Society Organization

05/02/2019

Submission by Rete Semi Rurali Italy

Civil Society Organization

07/02/2019

Submission by South Africa

Civil Society Organization

19/03/2019

Submission by Spain

Contracting Party

18/01/2019

Submission by Sudan

Contracting Party

05/02/2019

Submission by Sweden

Contracting Party

04/01/2019

Submission by Switzerland

Contracting Party

05/01/2019

Submission by Syria

Contracting Party

28/01/2019

Submission by Third World Network

Civil Society Organization

06/02/2019

Submission by the National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI), Uganda

Public Research Organization

11/04/2019

Submission by World Agricultural Heritage Foundation (WAHF)

Civil Society Organization

10/02/2019

Submission by Yemen

Contracting Party

20/03/2019

Submissions received (2018)

Submissions received (2018)

Submission

By

Date of submission

Submission by Bolivia

Contracting Party

02/07/2018

Submission by Canada

Contracting Party

28/06/2018

Submission by Central African Republic

Contracting Party

31/05/2018

Submission by Centro Internazionale Crocevia

Civil Society Organization

28/06/2018

Submission by Chile

Contracting Party

27/06/2018

Submission by the Secretariat of the CBD

Inter-governmental  Organization

17/08/2018

Submission by Costa Rica

Contracting Party

09/04/2018

Submission by Ecuador

Contracting Party

10/05/2018

Submission by ESA

Non-governmental  Organization

28/06/2018

Submission by Eswatini

Contracting Party

20/07/2018

Submission by EU Commission

Contracting Party

4/07/2018

Submission by FNI

Public Research Organization

30/06/2018

Submission by France

Contracting Party

26/07/2018

Submission by Germany

Contracting Party

5/07/2018

Submission by La Via Campesina-France

Civil Society Organization

26/06/2018

Submission by Greenpeace

Civil Society Organization

28/06/2018

Submission by India

Contracting Party

22/06/2018

Submission by ISF

Non-governmental  Organization

29/06/2018

Submission by Libya

Contracting Party

05/06/2018

Submission by Madagascar

Contracting Party

03/08/2018

Submission by Malta

Contracting Party

23/05/2018

Submission by Niger

Contracting Party

27/06/2018

Submission by Norway

Contracting Party

28/06/2018

Submission by Oxfam

Civil Society Organization

29/06/2018

Submission by Peru

Contracting Party

14/09/2018

Submission by SEARICE

Civil Society Organization

26/07/2018

Submission by Spain

Contracting Party

29/06/2018

Submission by Sweden

Contracting Party

04/07/2018

Submission by Switzerland

Contracting Party

29/06/2018

Submission by The Development Fund

Civil Society Organization

27/06/2018

Submission by TWN-APREBES-DF-Public Eye

Civil Society Organization

01/06/2018

Submission by the United States of America

Contracting Party

29/06/2018

Submission by Zambia

Contracting Party

30/06/2018

Submissions received (2012-2017)

Submissions received (2012-2017)

Submission

By

Date of submission

Submission by Poland

International Organization

03/10/2012

Submission by European Seed Association

Civil Society Organization

05/10/2012

Submission by The Berne Declaration

Civil Society Organization

08/10/2012

Submission by Development Fund

Civil Society Organization

08/10/2012

Submission by Let's Liberate Diversity- Coordination of the European Forum

Civil Society Organization

08/10/2012

Submission by Madagascar

Contracting Party

09/10/2012

Submission by Norway

Contracting Party

09/10/2012

Submission by Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Public Research Organization

09/10/2012

Submission by Biowatch

Civil Society Organization

11/10/2012

Submission by LI-BIRD

Civil Society Organization

11/10/2012

Submission by La Via Campesina

Civil Society Organization

12/10/2012

Submission by Practical Action

Civil Society Organization

21/10/2012

Submission by GREEN Foundation

Civil Society Organization

10/02/2013

Submission by Italy

Contracting Party

15/03/2013

Submission by ACRA

Civil Society Organization

15/03/2013

Submission by Benin

Contracting Party

07/04/2013

Submission by FMPA

Civil Society Organization

08/04/2013

Submission by FMPA

Civil Society Organization

08/04/2013

Submission by Norway

Contracting Party

10/08/2014

Submission by Norway

Contracting Party

22/08/2014

Submission by Finland

Contracting Party

15/03/2015

Submission by Mali

Contracting Party

07/04/2017

Submissions of information on possible interrelations between the International Treaty and the relevant international instruments of UPOV and WIPO

Submissions of information on possible interrelations between the International Treaty and the relevant international instruments of UPOV and WIPO

The Secretariat invited submission of information on possible interrelations between the International Treaty, in particular its Article 9 (Farmers’ Rights), and the relevant international instruments of UPOV and WIPO. All inputs received were brought to the attention of the Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainable Use at its second meeting in March 2015, which processed the identified interrelations for transmission to UPOV and WIPO. This follows Resolution 8/2013, by which the Governing Body "request[ed] the Secretary to invite UPOV and WIPO to jointly identify possible areas of interrelations among their respective international instruments." The submissions are presented below in the form and language in which they were received.

Submission

By

Date of submission

Submission by SOLIBAM

Civil Society Organization

27/11/2014

Submission by Berne Declaration

Civil Society Organization

28/11/2014

Submission by SEARICE

Civil Society Organization

28/11/2014

Submission by South Centre

Civil Society Organization

28/11/2014

Submission by the Development Fund

Civil Society Organization

28/11/2014

Submission by UK Food Group

Civil Society Organization

28/11/2014

Submission by European Seed Association

International Organization

05/02/2015

Template for submitting measures/practices and lessons learned on the implementation of Farmers' Rights

Contracting Parties, farmer's organizations, stakeholders and relevant organization can submit and/or update their experiences on the Implementation of Article 9 of the International Treaty using this template. For inquiry, please write to pgrfa-treaty@fao.org.

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