The solution to achieving food security for the country is based on access to seeds.
This is especially because the quality of seeds determines the quantity of food harvested.
According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (Fao), about 75 percent of biodiversity has been lost in the last century, globally.
The loss has been caused by, among other things, change of lifestyles and the food that communities opt for and dominance of the seeds industry by multinational companies.
Amidst climate change, however, communities must work towards conserving their indigenous foods which are more tolerant to harsh weather conditions. Read more