This is the eleventh category of options to encourage, guide and promote the realization of Farmers’ Rights in the Options Document. It comprises options for other measures/practices.
About this category of options
Measures under this category include actions not covered under the previous categories. Depending on their objectives and scope, such measures can be related to various aspects of Farmers’ Rights. For example, targeted emergency assistance can recognize farmers’ past, present and future contributions to the conservation, development and sustainable use of PGRFA (Art. 9.1) and help restore their seed systems (Art. 9.3). Measures under this category can further support the realization of Farmers’ Rights, directly or indirectly, by respecting the protection of traditional knowledge, ensuring fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of PGRFA and participation in decision-making (Art. 9.2a-c).
There is one option: