How the TTIP Could Increase the Carbon Footprint of Food

Beginning of July 2016 a series of actions were carried out by TTIP Game Over campaigners in Brussels. ‘TTIP Game Over’ posters were put up all over the city, meetings were disrupted and … verder lezen

Keep on rockin´ in the ¨GMO-free¨ world

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 … verder lezen

ASEED & the Monsanto Tribunal

The Monsanto Tribunal will take place between 14 and 16 October 2016 in The Hague. What are the links between it and ASEED and what is this all about?

No aviation growth! No false climate solutions!

A climate agreement was reached in Paris in December 2015 to keep the global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius, and strive towards 1.5 degrees. To achieve this, and for … verder lezen

Dramatic figures: The value of Dutch agricultural exports reaches record high in 2015

Bewerkt artikel. Het origineel was gepubliceerd op nu.nl op 06 juni 2016 (www.nu.nl/economie/4273478/waarde-landbouwexport-nederland-bereikt-recordhoogte-in-2015.html) Last year the value of Dutch agriculture exports amounted to 81.3 billion Euros, the highest level ever. If products … verder lezen

15 June: Strengthening Farmer-led Seed Systems

Farmers, especially women, have been the custodians of the world’s biodiversity through saving, using, exchanging and selling seed and propagating material. The rights of farmers to do this are a core component … verder lezen

European CSA Overview

The European CSA Research Group published a beautiful report giving an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) projects and network in Europe. This movement is being increasingly recognized for offering an … verder lezen

Save our Seeds

Join the campaign and put yourself on the map as part of The Largest Seedbank of the Netherlands. [Only available in Dutch. English will follow a.s.a.p.] Bionext is een campagne gestart tegen … verder lezen

Mobilisation for opposition against patent on tomatoes

European-wide coalition increases pressure on politicians and the European Patent Office. On April 12 2016 a European-wide coalition is starting a mass opposition against a patent held by the Swiss company Syngenta … verder lezen

SEEDmail #38: Cooking the planet, but first patent it

Another informative piece of SEEDmail consisting of announcements of events to come and reports on events that are done! In the coming months ASEED will continue with a campaign on agriculture and … verder lezen

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