From seed patents in Ethiopia to farming in Amsterdam
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We had a great time during the two Reclaim the Seeds events, the first in Amsterdam and the second in Wageningen the following weekend. We were busy with the info stand sharing information and spreading the word about our FFA campaign. The days at the Fruittuin were filled with talks … verder lezen

Report Workshop: Seed freedom and the EU seed law
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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).

Report Workshop Food Collectives
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[An English translation is not available yet] Tijdens de VoedselAnders Conferentie in Wageningen op 22 februari had ASEED meegewerkt aan een workshop over voedselcollectieven. Zo kort mogelijke voedselketens: hoe werkt dat in de praktijk? Ervaringen binnen enkele CSA’s (community supported agriculture)/voedselcollectieven in Nederland en België: leren van elkaars knelpunten en … verder lezen

Report workshop on breeders rights and patents
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[no English translation available yet] Tijdens de VoedselAnders Conferentie op 21 februari in Wageningen had ASEED een workshop georganiseerd met de titel: “Zaaigoed: octrooien versus kwekersrecht versus vrije boerenzaden, waar zijn de duurzame landbouw en de diversiteit mee gediend” Sprekers: Maaike Raaijmakers – Bionext en Stichting Zaadgoed Kempe van der … verder lezen

Cooperation DuRPh-project / Bioimpuls: friendly neighbours or uncomfortable partners?
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Cooperation between the DuRPh-project and Bioimpuls, friendly neighbours or uncomfortable partners? Last August there was a public open day of two breeding projects from WUR: DuRPh and Bioimpuls.[1] DuRPh, Durable Resistance to Phytophthora, is a project where scientists are trying to stack several resistance genes from wild potatoes in known … verder lezen

GMO free agriculture days in Wageningen successful
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On the 7th and 8th of June the GMO free days were organised. On June 7, in the evening, there was the debate with the title ‘Do we really need GMOs?’. At the debate proponents of industrial agriculture who say we need GMOs to feed the world and critics who … verder lezen

Criticism on DuRPHh-project
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Wageningen University and Research (WUR) are currently developing and trialling late blight resistant potatoes through Genetic Modification (GM). The project runs from 2006 until 2016 and has been funded by the Dutch Ministry for Economic affairs at the price tag of ten million euros.

(NL) 8: Wageningen (De Abham bij de Nude)
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(NL) 2: Wageningen (De Hoge Born)
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(NL) 1: Wageningen (Bornsesteeg)
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