Food security hindered by seed market dominance, MEPs warn

The EU seed market is dominated by a few large seed businesses rather than a diverse range of smaller companies, which has implications for the continent’s food security, says a report commissioned by European Parliament Green group

Five companies control about 95% of the vegetable seed sector and 75% of the maize market share specifically, according to…

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EurActiv, 2014-01-31.

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European Commission
European Parliament
European Seed Association
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
the Greens/ EFA Group in the European Parliament

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