The Access Initiative

Grupo Semillas is a non-governmental organization that promotes action strategies and advises and trains organizations within different sectors on various issues. Amongst these issues are sustainable management of biodiversity, intellectual property rights, traditional knowledge, the impacts of new biotechnologies in agriculture and food security, and other various environmental and agro-ecological matters. Grupo Semillas holds training sessions, workshops, and seminars and produces publications that are available to the general public. Grupo Semillas believes in equal participation for men and women and takes special care to seek the active participation of women in all of their activities.