New publications on seed laws that criminalise farmers: resistance and fightback
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Booklet, poster and map Peasant seeds – the pillar of food production – are under attack everywhere. Under corporate pressure, laws in many countries increasingly limit what farmers can do with their seeds. Seed saving, which has been the basis of farming for thousands of years, is quickly being criminalised. … verder lezen

Saturday April 11th: ASEED Fundraising & donators thank you! Party
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ASEED is almost broke, let’s fix it together! We are very happy to invite you to our first ASEED and benefit evening & donor thank you party of 2015, the fabulous band Grassmoawer will be playing as well as DJ Frank van S and DJ Duo Cocktail International (DJ Reg … verder lezen

Monday April 13: presentation about the struggle against landgrabbing in Mali
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Bakary Mamatou Traoré, a former teacher, a farmer and activist against landgrabbing will come to Amsterdam to explain about the problems and struggle in the agricultural area Office du Niger in Mali. In that African Country south from the Sahara farmers are massively forced from their land or under bad … verder lezen

GM free, patent free & poison free…
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Brochure: TTIP, een onverteerbaar monsterverdrag
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[So far this text is only available in Dutch.] De brochure ‘TTIP, een onverteerbaar monsterverdrag‘ gaat in op de impact die het Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) zal hebben op het voedsel van de Europese consument. Er wordt al een paar jaar druk onderhandeld over het Transatlantic Trade and … verder lezen

European Citizen’s Initiative on TTIP and CETA
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Please sign the European Citizen’s Initiative on TTIP and CETA, free trade agreements with respectively the US and Canada. ASEED, together with a broad movement of organisations and individuals, wants to prevent TTIP and CETA because they include several critical issues such as investor-state dispute settlement and rules on regulatory … verder lezen

Declaration of the International forum for Agroecology
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From February 24th to February 27th 2015, about 300 delegates from organisations of small-scale food producers and consumers met up in Nyélini in Mali to discuss agroecology as a keystone for food sovereignety. As a result, the Declaration of the International forum for Agroecology clearly states what agroecology is, and … verder lezen

Several Seed Fairs
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[Sorry, this article only exists in Dutch] Afgelopen weekend was er de Reclaim the Seeds zadenbeurs. Dit uit de kluiten gewassen evenement trok mensen uit heel Nederland en van daarbuiten. Maar het ruilen van zaden kun je ook heel goed lokaal doen. En er bestaan vele lokale zadenbeurzen, soms ook … verder lezen

Pictures of Reclaim the Seeds 2015
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Field Liberation Movement activists’ request to ILVO
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PRESS RELEASE On 23 December, the Ghent Court of Appeal reached a verdict in the trial against the 11 activists who, in 2011, participated in the “big potato exchange” of Wetteren. The activists were acquitted of the charge of belonging to a criminal gang. The court ordered them to pay … verder lezen

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