Successful Agroecological Case Studies: #2 Chololo Ecovillage, Tanzania
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In central Tanzania, the project Chololo Ecovillage was launched in 2011 as a response to effects of climate change that are already affecting agricultural production, such as changing rainfall patterns. The success of the project can be attributed among other things to a multi-dimensional approach: not only production practices, but … verder lezen

Successful Agroecology Case Studies: #1 Sikkim, India
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Study of agroecological cases; Introduction: monthly article on Agroecology successful practices. In these monthly bulletins we’ll briefly highlight some examples where  agroecological practices, and therefore synthetic fertilizer free, are succeeding. The aim of sharing this information is to spread the knowledge of different projects where there are not only relationships between agriculture and … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds with 6 seed fairs
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Success! We are pleased to announce a number of seed exchanges! Saturday 2 February 2019, Oudenaarde (BE): Reclaim the Seeds – ‘kiemen van verzet’ / ‘sprouting resistance’ Big companies and European seed legislation threaten the diversity in our gardens and on our plates. Industry largely determines what we eat and … verder lezen

Free the Soil meeting in Berlin!
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During the weekend of January 18th-20th 2019, two ASEED volunteers travelled to Berlin for the second international meeting of Free the Soil. Free the Soil is a growing network of dedicated people committed to highlighting the devasting effects of industrial agriculture on the planet and all life forms with its … verder lezen

Bloc for Radical Climate Justice during 10/03 Climate March in Amsterdam
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Sunday the 10th of March a historical climate demonstration will take place in Amsterdam, organised by a wide coalition of civil society organisations. It is expected to become one of the largest climate mobilisations in the history of the Netherlands. ASEED Europe, Code Rood, Climate Liberation Bloc / CLuB, Fossil … verder lezen

Update: Amsterdam prepares to destroy Boterbloem Farm and Lutkemeerpolder
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On December 19 the Amsterdam city government (GroenLinks, D66, PvdA en SP) made it’s final decision that the Lutkemeerpolder and Boterbloem organic farm will not be saved, and will instead be turned into a business park for Schiphol Airport. The city offered 2 hectares of land to the Boterbloem Farm … verder lezen

Creatures from the earth rise up: “Stop Yara!”
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Wednesday morning, November 28th, activists from the Fossil Free Agriculture campaign protested in front of the European Mineral Fertilizer Summit against the use of synthetic fertilizers and the influence of fertilizer companies on climate policies. This summit, which took place in a hotel in Badhoevendorp, had employees of fertilizer giant … verder lezen

SEEDmail #47: An Active Autumn!
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Between our monthly Fossil Free Agriculture open campaign meetings held in Amsterdam, the coordination of buses from the Netherlands to the mass civil disobedience action Ende Gelände in Rhineland, various events and meetings, we have been reasonably busy these last weeks at ASEED.

Join the Fossil Free Agriculture open campaign meeting!
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All interested people are invited to join our monthly open meeting for building a Fossil Free Agriculture (FFA) campaign, on Tuesday November 13th in Amsterdam. This will be the fifth monthly meeting since the FFA campaign was launched in June, with the aim to help build a powerful movement from … verder lezen

Reclaim the Seeds coming months on several locations
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Reclaim the Seeds is proud to announce the following seed exchanges!

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