Irwin Goldman, Jack Kloppenburg, & Claire Luby
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The authors are board members of the Open Source Seed Initiative.

Taking Back Ownership of Our Crop Genetic Resources

Inspired by the free and open source software movement that has provided alternatives to proprietary software, the Open Source Seed Initiative was created to ‘free the seed’—to make sure that at least some crop genetic diversity cannot be locked away from use by intellectual property rights.