European CSA Overview
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The European CSA Research Group published a beautiful report giving an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) projects and network in Europe. This movement is being increasingly recognized for offering an alternative to the unsustainable industrial food system and thus as a concrete approach in the transition towards agroecology … verder lezen

Save our Seeds
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Join the campaign and put yourself on the map as part of The Largest Seedbank of the Netherlands. [Only available in Dutch. English will follow a.s.a.p.] Bionext is een campagne gestart tegen het patenteren van gewassen. Hoewel er in de EU duidelijk is aangegeven dat er geen octrooi mag worden … verder lezen

Mobilisation for opposition against patent on tomatoes
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European-wide coalition increases pressure on politicians and the European Patent Office. On April 12 2016 a European-wide coalition is starting a mass opposition against a patent held by the Swiss company Syngenta on tomatoes produced by conventional breeding. The coalition is asking people to join an official complaint against the … verder lezen

SEEDmail #38: Cooking the planet, but first patent it
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Another informative piece of SEEDmail consisting of announcements of events to come and reports on events that are done! In the coming months ASEED will continue with a campaign on agriculture and climate change. On top of this we will try to stop the patenting of seeds, a topic that … verder lezen

April 16th: ‘Cooking the Planet’
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Interested in feeding your thoughts and fueling your belly? Join us at the info-day ‘Cooking the Planet’ on the 16th of April in Amsterdam! This day will feed your brain and fuel your belly with information, discussion and yummy food. It’s the initiation of a campaign relating to climate change, … verder lezen

Climate Justice Action meeting
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Call out CJA Meeting 18-20 March 2016 in Amsterdam Two months since COP21; since governments claimed they’d made history; since tens of thousands of us were in the streets of Paris, Europe, the world, denouncing the crossing of our red lines for a just and liveable planet. But it was … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds Internationally
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Reclaim the Seeds Internationally Reclaim the Seeds was started in 2012 in Amsterdam as a seed fair with stalls from all over the Netherlands. At the fair, seeds can be swapped, bought and given away, and you can also find books and zines relating to critical topics surrounding agriculture. Each … verder lezen

Wageningen is in favour of everything, as long as it isn’t too critical
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[this text only exists in Dutch] Op 12 en 13 februari vonden Reclaim the Seeds en Voedsel Anders plaats in het Forum- en Orion gebouw van de Universiteit van Wageningen (ook wel WUR of Wageningen University & Research centre genoemd). De ruimtes waren gratis beschikbaar gesteld en we hadden veel … verder lezen

Successful Reclaim the Seeds in Wageningen
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Around 1000 participants in seed fair and workshop programme on the campus of the University of Wageningen. Joint statement against patents on crop plants and against the power position of the major international agrochemical companies. Marie-Monique Robin and Olivier de Schutter presented the Monsanto Tribunal to the participants. On the … verder lezen

Action against ‘philanthropic’ corporate funding in Amsterdam
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ASEED and friends gathered outside the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on the 26th of January, 2016, to inform those attending a debate with Bill Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) of some of the projects funded by the BMGF. Our action was well received! The campaign against false … verder lezen

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