FAF#3: sunny and busy
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Helaas is dit artikel alleen beschicktbaar in het engels. On Thursday May 30, about 50 people gathered in the Lutkemeer polder, in Amsterdam West, to occupy a terrain for the 3rd edition of the Food Autonomy Festival. Activists chose to set up the festival on the same field where the … verder lezen

From seed patents in Ethiopia to farming in Amsterdam
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We had a great time during the two Reclaim the Seeds events, the first in Amsterdam and the second in Wageningen the following weekend. We were busy with the info stand sharing information and spreading the word about our FFA campaign. The days at the Fruittuin were filled with talks … verder lezen

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

Livestock & Anthropogenic Green House Gases in the era of the Capitalocene
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How Industrial Livestock Production is Causing Climate Change and how to Organise Against it.   Introduction During the International Geological Congress held in Cape Town last year, a group of scientists announced the Anthropocene, an epoch in the earth’s history defined most prominently by human activity. One piece of evidence, … verder lezen