European Patent Office gives green light to prohibit patents on plants and animals

Enlarged Board of Appeal agrees with restrictive interpretation of patent law. Patents on plants and animals derived from conventional breeding can be fully prohibited in Europe. This is the result of a … verder lezen

Reading Group report #6 – Degrowth

Reading Group Article // Degrowth // 29.04.2020 Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era Imaginaries of Hope: The Utopianism of Degrowth  In this reading group we were talking about the revolutionary topic: … verder lezen

Intersectionality statement

ASEED’s commitment to embed intersectionality as an organising principle “The cause of the majority is the cause for all of us! It is all of our humanity that we seek to recover, … verder lezen

Let’s germinate Reclaim the Seeds!

Reclaim the Seeds (RtS) began as a protest against the new EU seed legislation in 2010. Since then, every year around February and March Reclaim the Seeds happened initially rotating in different … verder lezen

Reading group report #5 – Veganism and Organic Farming

Written by one of our beloved reading group members, thank you! In this ASEED reading group session, we discussed the animal-human relationship in the context of food production. The three articles are … verder lezen

New bi-monthly theme: Degrowth

ASEED is continuing the bi-monthly themes. We are now saying goodbye to two months of focus on ’Alternatives to industrial agriculture’ and hello to the theme of “Degrowth”.  Given the current global … verder lezen

Coronavirus in Times of Climate Change

A Reflection: Causes of zoonotic diseases  Covid-19 belongs to the category of zoonotic diseases like  ebola, SARS, MERS and Zika. The increasing spread and persistence of these diseases over the past 20 … verder lezen

Rojava Everywhere Workshop hosted by the Barricade Collective

“A policy that promises salvation from the present crisis can only lead to a proper social system if it is ecological”. – Abdullah Öcalan The event On the 23rd of February 2020, … verder lezen

Reading Group Report # 4 – Gender & Agriculture

Reading group // 29.01.2020 // Gender & Agriculture    Women who dig – Chapter Uganda Enraged: Women and Nature Donna Andrews, Kiah Smith and M. Alejandra Morena  Feminist agroecology for food sovereignty … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 2.0: “Gender & Agriculture” with Ann and Annie

Here is our second episode of our ASEED podcast, related to our bi-monthly theme “Gender & Agriculture”. In the last two months we set up a reading group, a documentary night and a talk … verder lezen

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