Reading group report #7 – Decolonising de-growth

In this reading group we continued the discussion around degrowth, this time with a particular focus on avoiding neo-colonial practices within a degrowth framework. As the term degrowth is invented in Europe, … verder lezen

New bi-monthly theme

The Common Agricultural Policy – A problem with potential for progress Yet again we are closing a chapter of the ASEED bi-monthly themes and we are moving on from degrowth which has … verder lezen

Farmer Portrait #2: Francesca from Italy

Interview conducted and translated by Isabella de Judicibus. This is our second post in a weekly series called “Farmers Portraits.” We decided to take a look at the different ways in which … verder lezen

Farmer Portrait #1: Freddy Cordero from Costa Rica

Interview conducted by Robbie Dubbelman. Translation done by Joselyn Cordero Jirón. This is our first post in a weekly series called “Farmer Portraits.” We decided to take a look at the different … verder lezen

ESC Position available for Fossil Free Agriculture Campaign- Apply Now!

Do you have an affinity with activism, grass-roots organising, or campaigning on agriculture and food issues, as well as social justice? Are you concerned about climate change? Would you like to change … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 3.0: Degrowth with Giuseppe Feola

“When the ordinary language in use is inadequate to articulate what begs to be articulated, then it is time for a new vocabulary.” The ASEED podcast is back!!! With a third episode, this time related … verder lezen

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

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