Press Release from the Monsanto Tribunal: On Oct 15th-16th, the Monsanto Tribunal took place in the Hague.
Civil cooperative project ensuring post-war food sovereignty in Syria If peace was something you could eat, how would you describe it? “A poor man would call it bread, a rich man caviar. For me peace would be something edible, a vegetable whose seeds I can plant anywhere in the world … verder lezen
On the 12th of November a demonstration took place in the German town of Hannover. About 350 people demonstrated against EuroTier, a large business fair for the animal industry. With the slogan “Tierproduktion stopen! Klima retten!” (Stop the animal production! Save the climate!) it was as well a protest against … verder lezen
With the recent notice of the European Commission we have the chance to do this now! In the past years an increasingly number of patents on plants has been granted. Luckily, this development is not irreversible. As an answer on plenty of protests against patentability of plants and seeds, the … verder lezen
Taste Before You Waste, an innovative and enthusiastic initiative and non-profit-organisation, recently moved to the Plantagedok in Amsterdam. With them, we at ASEED have new neighbours who are taking action against food waste what is, in every case, related to our main goals of creating food sovereignty and protest against … verder lezen
How companies use the language of food security to legetimize making profit When thinking about food security and climate change, we have to realise that the impacts caused by our food con sumption are inconceivable. But now we can breathe again: many people and pro fessionals within the seeds industry … verder lezen
[this article is so far only available in Dutch] Op woensdag 12 oktober hebben activisten van onder andere ASEED een bezoekje gebracht aan de vestigingen in Enkhuizen, Bergschenhoek, Wageningen en Mijdrecht met een spandoek met een op de ja-nee-sticker gebaseerde tekst: Nee, geen Monsanto en geen Bayer met hun gif, … verder lezen
It took them a while, but still on September 14, 2016 the deal is finally done: Bayer has bought Monsanto. The deal is worth 59 million Euros. The newly merged company will become the biggest producer of pesticides and seeds and will have a global market share of more than … verder lezen