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Resource Revival of traditional seed conservation and exchange
Type Journal (article)
Last update: 24/12/2010
Type: Journal (article)
Language English
Year of publication: 2000
Citation: Mathruboomi
Authors: Omana
Target countries: India
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Summary Seed exchange mela is a village festival performed by the local communities, especially by the women .The mela is a post harvest festival. It provides a local platform for exchanging seeds, plants and information. The mela aims at conserving, and spreading of traditional and good quality seeds, and exchanging and generating information. It is also is a means of brining social harmony as the whole village participate irrespective of class ,caste , gender.
Role Organisation
Network Organisation organisation details TeleSupport India Network
Role Activity
Project Description project details Biovillage