Together with 200+ civil society organisations, ASEED has signed an open letter to the EU Commissioner Vestager (responsible for competition and for regulating the mergers) and other relevant Commissioners to voice its opposition to giant agri-business mergers.
How companies use the language of food security to legetimize making profit When thinking about food security and climate change, we have to realise that the impacts caused by our food con sumption are inconceivable. But now we can breathe again: many people and pro fessionals within the seeds industry … verder lezen
On Wednesday 12 October, activists from ASEED, along with allies, paid a visit to the Bayer offices in Enkhuizen, Bergschenhoek, Wageningen and Mijdrecht, carrying banners with a text based on the yes-no sticker: “Nee, no Monsanto and no Bayer with their poison, monocultures, and patents Ja, agro-ecology, bio diversity and … verder lezen
At the moment the Monsanto Tribunal is being organised, and also people from ASEED are involved in this. From over the whole world individuals and groups will explain how they became a victim of the activities from Monsanto and in which ways this company violated local, national and international laws. … verder lezen
While many celebrities are willing to simply use their name to promote a fashionable cause (and, of course, to promote themselves) without seriously engaging with the issue at hand, Neil Young has a long history of directly confronting injustices. He is the co-founder of Farm Aid, which works to support … verder lezen
[this text only exists in Dutch] Op 12 en 13 februari vonden Reclaim the Seeds en Voedsel Anders plaats in het Forum- en Orion gebouw van de Universiteit van Wageningen (ook wel WUR of Wageningen University & Research centre genoemd). De ruimtes waren gratis beschikbaar gesteld en we hadden veel … verder lezen
IFOAM EU urges the European Commission to classify new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs IFOAM EU, a European umbrella organisation for organic food and farming, has published a position paper on new genetic engineering techniques, ahead of the legal interpretation of the European Commission, expected by March 2016. The European … verder lezen