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141028 open access to agricultural knowledge for inclusive growth

presentation in workshop on "Open Access to Agricultural Knowledge for Inclusive Growth and Development" held on 29-30th October, 2014 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management

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141028 open access to agricultural knowledge for inclusive growth

  1. 1. “OPEN ACCESS TO AGRICULTURAL KNOWLEDGE FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT” Experiences of CSA and Sahaja Aharam
  2. 2. Who we are?  Centre for Sustainable Agriculture a not for profit organisation working in AP, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh  Sahaja Aharam is a farmer producer organisation with 5000 farmers who are into food, fibre, seeds and bioinputs productions
  3. 3. What we are working on?  Generating and collating knowledge on agro-ecological approaches to sustain agriculture  Building farmers institutions to improve their bargaining power  Institutional, legal and policy frame work for supporting farmers livelihoods
  4. 4. Open access to knowledge  Collaborative innovation: NPM scalingup  Indian Society for Agro-Ecology (ISOR)  Agriculture Biodiversity Knowledge Community  within communities of independent people that choose voluntarily to cooperate  Three key ingredients of openness: Cultural practices, Licensing Innovative collaborative methods
  5. 5. Open Knowledge sharing platforms  http://www.eKrishi.in  http://www.krishi.tv
  6. 6. Open Source Seed Systems  OSS System: arrangements that facilitate and preserve freedom of access and use of plant genetic material, prohibit exclusive rights, and apply to any subsequent derivatives of those materials  Freedom of access: Any one committing to OSS agreement receives freedom of access and use for the material under Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)  Open Access and Benefit Sharing  Legal and Institutional Systems
  7. 7. Issues…  No access to data and information Pesticide residue testing GM field trials  Not acknowledging the contributions Non Pesticidal Management, CMSA  Biopiracy HMT rice by PKV Bt Brinjal by UAS  Knowledge appropriation Gongura pickle by NRC Meat
  8. 8. Way forward  Move beyond ‘free’ access  Create platforms for innovative collaborations for knowledge generation  Open access to data to make research more transparent and accountable
  9. 9. Centre for Sustainable Agriculture Ramanjaneyulu ramoo@csa-india.org www.csa-india.org www.agrariancrisis.in

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  • vijaybrd

    Oct. 29, 2014
  • shyamdatla

    Jun. 17, 2017

presentation in workshop on "Open Access to Agricultural Knowledge for Inclusive Growth and Development" held on 29-30th October, 2014 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management

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