The connection between the Hydrogen energy hype, fertilizers and the fossil fuel industry

Why the synthetic fertilizer industry loves fossil fuels:Synthetic fertilizers producers rely on fossil fuels as their main input. Through multiple industrial processes fossil gas is converted to the fertilizer Ammonia (NH₃). As … verder lezen

Colonial Occupation and Food Sovereignty in Palestine

Food is the first frontier! What is Food Sovereignty? The right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their … verder lezen

Israeli Agritech: An Invisible Player in The Israeli Settler Colonial Project

Israeli agricultural technology (agritech) is an invisible player in the Israeli illegal occupation of Palestine, and is implicated in the agricultural land grabbing in the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and Syrian … verder lezen

5 facts about soil health!

Did you know? 1. Healthy soil is teeming with biodiversity: “1 gm of organic soil contains 30,000 protozoa, 50,000 algae, 400,000 fungi. One tea spoon of living soil contains 1 billion bacteria … verder lezen

Regenerative Agriculture: an answer to YARA’s “answer to the future of farming”

– Big agrobusinesses are co-opting regenerative agriculture, distorting it to fit a business-as-usual agenda as a greenwashing tactic. – True regenerative agriculture originates from and is led by BIPOC, peasant, and Majority … verder lezen

The Zapatistas and their Journey for Life

The group left Mexico in April this year, and it’s on its way to the continent, 500 years after the supposed conquest of what is today Mexico by Europeans. The year 2021 … verder lezen

2020: A Year of Resilience and Resistance

Dear supporters, followers, and comrades, As 2020 comes to a close, we, at ASEED, have been reflecting on the year we’ve shared and what this means for us as individuals, as a … verder lezen

The Lutkemeer Polder and Boterbloem Farm – A Space for Urban Food Autonomy?

With a globally rising urban population1, how to feed the cities has become of increasing concern. The question of how to feed a larger amount of people, however, often leads to technocratic solutions that speak … verder lezen

Rainforest Conservation and Natural Capital: Putting a Price on Life with the Complicity of ¨Progressives¨

The faltering global economy needs new resources to invest in. What could be more valuable than life itself? According to the New York Times, the ¨Save the Rainforest¨ campaign of 10 years … verder lezen