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Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (Navdanya)
The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology was founded in Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1982 by Dr. Vandana Shiva to provide direction and support to environmental activism. It works on biodiversity conservation and protecting people's rights from threats to their livelihoods and environment by centralised systems of monoculture in forestry, agriculture and fisheries.

Navdanya is actively involved in the rejuvenation of indigenous knowledge and culture. It has created awareness on the hazards of genetic negineering, defended people's knowledge from biopiracy and food rights in the face of globalisation.It has its own seed bank and organic farm spread over an area of 20 acres in Uttranchal, north India.

Website: www.navdanya.org [new window]

A-60, Hauz Khas
New Delhi 110016

email: vshiva@vsnl.com

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