A Note from the Food Autonomy Festival#2
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On May 26th, the 2nd edition of the Food Autonomy Festival took place. A special mention for all the participants: speakers, collectives, workshop facilitators, cooks, veg choppers, bar folk, seed-swappers, musicians, funds (especially Alert!) and everyone else who participated in this edition of the FAF! We also want to thank … verder lezen

Building a Fossil Free Agriculture Campaign
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ASEED Europe is calling on all interested people to join an open campaign meeting on Sunday June 17th in Amsterdam. During this meeting we will speak about launching a new Fossil Free Agriculture campaign. The central question to be discussed is which steps we can take in the Netherlands to … verder lezen

Pesticides out! New brochure
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The European Coordination has just released a new publication on pesticides, “a small peasant agroecology manual on how to phase out the use of pesticides”.

Pesticides debate report: we need a paradigm shift
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On Thursday, April 5th, the Green Office from the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam organised a debate on pesticides and sustainable agriculture in order to assess the impact of chemical agriculture, and to ‘allow consumers to make a free choice‘.

Second Food Autonomy Festival
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On May 26 the second Food Autonomy Festival (FAF) is going to take place in Bajesdorp in Amsterdam. The Food Autonomy Festival (FAF) is about presenting and celebrating alternatives and resistance to the state and corporate-controlled industrial food system. We are happy to announce the theme of this second edition: … verder lezen

Pesticides debate in Amsterdam
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On Thursday April 5th, ASEED will participate in a debate (In English) on pesticides organised by the Green Office of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. A representative from Syngenta and a professor in ecotoxicology will also be present.

Blockade of Danish storage facility of synthetic fertilisers Yara
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New campaign against industrial agriculture: On March 26 (2018) activists blockade Yara’s synthetic fertilizer storage facility in southern Zealand, Denmark. [Report from the Danish activists:] We are writing to you to let you know about a new campaign that the climate collective has recently thrown its support behind. ”Free the … verder lezen

Buy The Planet Summit
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On the 12th of December, French president Emmanuel Macron gathered international negotiators in Paris for the One Planet Summit. Exactly two years after signing the Paris Agreement, the idea was to celebrate this achievement and go further in tackling climate change. The summit has been organised by the United Nations … verder lezen

COP23, final update: negotiations outcomes
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Have governments achieved anything relevant? Did they finish the Paris Agreement documents? Did they discuss agriculture or climate refugees? This is a short review on the final negotiation outcomes at the COP23

COP23, update 4: positive initiatives
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Despite the strong ‘business as usual’ attitude we witnessed in and around the COP23, all was not doom and gloom in Bonn. Here are some very positive or promising initiatives we have heard of over there.

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