In a New Dehli seed fair organised by farmers, Dr Debal Deb is credited to collect with his farmers organisation 920 traditional rice varieties from peasant rice farmers. Dr Deb whom Michel and Jude met in India distributes seeds freely to farmers: As a matter of principle Dr Deb never shares his priceless germ plasm with plant breeders or seed companies. Find out why this folk hero doesn’t. http://seedsavers.net/indian-peasants-seed-gathering/
Debal Deb we met in India years ago.
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