During the Food Otherwise Conference in Wageningen on February 22 ASEED orgnised a workshop on seed freedom, the concentration on the European seedmarket and the latest developments with the EU Seed Law. Speakers: Vandana Shiva, Ivan Mammana (ASEED) and Elly Janssen (ASEED).
The proposal for a new European Seed law has just been rejected by the European Parliament. This is a victory for all the organisations and individuals that have protested and organised against the proposal. The Voting The European Parliament adopted with 511 to 130 votes a legislative resolution, which rejects … verder lezen
Letter to the Permanent Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs in advance of the debate regarding the European proposals. In may 2013 the European Commission brought forward proposals for new European seed legislation. Many organisations that promote sustainable agriculture, including ASEED, opposed to the proposals at that time. The proposed legislation … verder lezen
On May 6 2013 the European Commission presented, after months of lobby work, discussions and negotiations, the official proposal for a regulation on seeds and propagating material (S & PM). The previous weeks many seed savers and civil society organisations created quite some fuss about this issue which resulted in … verder lezen