SEEDY SEEDmail: The whole month of April ASEED will tour through the Netherlands and Belgium with info activities about the gobbling & gulping practices of seed multinationals and the growing counter movement of protest groups and alternative food and seed projects.
Welcome to 2010, the United Nations brave new shining year of Biodiversity!!!
Minister Verburg, speaking on occasion of the opening of the new Dutch Centre for Biodiversity in Leiden, suggested we could outsource Dutch biodiversity to cheaper countries. It is an indication of the level of awareness and commitment we’re dealing with in The Netherlands. But never mind the bullshit, here’s SEEDmail, with ASEED’s online and realtime latest news, updates and plans.
While things are heating up towards the COP 15, ASEED’s goal is to draw attention to climate pollution caused by industrial agriculture and the food system. Joining the international Climate Justice Action network we are now mobilising Dutch protesters to come to Copenhagen. A series of eight climate agro-info events around The Netherlands is coming to a close, and the Copenhagen Agriculture Action Day on December 15th is taking shape.
Meanwhile the official Dutch/EU GMO conference on November 25 is in desperate need of some sensible ASEED input…..
Welcome to SEEDMAIL #3, newsletter of ASEED Europe, containing news and announcements to keep you informed/get you involved in our activities, to lift your spirits with Instant Satisfaction through Direct Action in times of Food Crisis and Rising Prices. The links direct you to articles in English. (NL: change the language setting on the webpage)