Dr. Vandana Shiva

Dr. Vandana Shiva

Dr. Shiva has worked to promote biodiversity in agriculture to increase productivity, nutrition, farmer's incomes and it is for this work she was recognized as an 'Environmental Hero' by Time magazine in 2003.

Environmental Activist and Scholar

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About this Speaker

Dr. Vandana Shiva is a physicist, ecologist, activist, editor, and author of numerous books. She is a tireless defender of the environment. Dr. Shiva is the founder of Navdanya, a movement for biodiversity conservation and farmers’ rights. She is also the founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Natural Resource Policy. Shiva fights for changes in the practice and paradigms of agriculture and food: “I don't want to live in a world where five giant companies control our health and our food.”

Watch the trailer to the new documentary, The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

here: https://vimeo.com/133208432


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