Climate Smart Fertiliser Addiction: Business as Usual
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In the north region of the Rocha Municipality in Uruguay, farmers are using rice hulls in compost to obtain a high quality organic fertilizer. This process eliminates waste, recycles micronutrients into the soil, minimizes toxins by composting hulls rather than burning them, and improves soil fertility by boosting the humus … verder lezen

Guide for Greenwash Guerilla COP21
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Here is our very special action Guide for the Guerilla against Greenwashing!

SEEDmail #36 – Paris and Beyond
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November 4, 2015 – Once again we welcome you to read our periodical newsletter SEEDmail, full to the brim with exciting news concerning ASEED’s activities and future plans. It’s all hands on deck at the moment in preparation for the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris at the end of the … verder lezen

Paris Calling! Join us to the climate summit
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ASEED is getting prepared for the Climate Summit in Paris! Join us! The 21st UN Climate Summit (COP21) will gather hundreds of delegations from governments in Paris from November 30 until December 11. Their goal? To come up with a magical global agreement that will deliver the ultimate solution to … verder lezen

Stop TTIP and start doing something useful
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On Saturday the 10th of October 10th, various actions took place against TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) in many European cities. In Amsterdam about 7000 people joined a demonstration true the city centre. ASEED joined with the message “TTIP is a capitalist wet dream – to stay dry we … verder lezen

The Exxons and Shells of agriculture
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GRAIN, a research organisation specialised in agricultural issues, published a critical text about the so called Climate Smart Agriculture. Although presented as a way to feed more people and to deal with climate change, this concept is mainly used by fertiliser companies and other large agribusinesses to continue with the … verder lezen

Raise Alarm against TTIP!
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Demonstration: October 10th at 13 hours in Amsterdam, Jonas Daniël Meijerplein The joined call for action of the Dutch Stop TTIP Coalition is only available in Dutch: TTIP plaatst grote bedrijven boven gewone mensen. Als je een multinational zou zijn, met winst als hoogste doel, welke regels zou je dan … verder lezen

New movie: From Seed to Seed
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From Seed to Seed is a pedagogical film intended for all those who wish to learn how to produce their own vegetable seeds. With the help of magnificent images and short animated drawings it shows, step by step, the production of seeds of 32 kinds of vegetables. In addition, eight … verder lezen

Garden sign: “GM free, patent free and pesticide free!” presented in Voedseltuin IJplein
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On Saturday September 12, the new ASEED garden signs saying “This garden is GMO free, patent free, and pesticide free!” were installed at both entrances of the community garden Voedseltuin IJplein in Amsterdam North. With this action ASEED launched their new communication tool. ASEED produced beautiful silkprinted wooden signs to … verder lezen

The Immokalee workers won from Ahold!
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After years of campaigning and actions the Supermarket Holding Ahold finally changed it’s policy in the US: the company signed the Fair Food Programme in Florida. The result of this is that tomato pickers, who also harvest for Aholds supermarket chains in the US, will get paid a bit better … verder lezen

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