New bi-monthly theme: Gender & Agriculture

We are excited to announce that we are moving from the first bi-monthly theme Direct Action to the new theme, Gender and Agriculture, within the Fossil Free Agriculture Campaign. The global food system … verder lezen

Successful Agroecological Case Studies: #2 Chololo Ecovillage, Tanzania

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 … verder lezen

Successful Agroecology Case Studies: #1 Sikkim, India

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 … verder lezen

Feeding the world with organic agriculture? Not easy, but it is possible

“Feeding the world in an ecological manner would be on condition of drastic measures, conclude scientists.” This is the title of a pretty alarming and one-sided article published in the Dutch Newspaper … verder lezen

Efforts towards free seeds in Colombia

For three years now, the Longo Maï cooperatives have been working together with the network ’Guardianes de Semillas de Vida’ (Guardians of the seeds of life) in Colombia. In the letter below, … verder lezen

‘Lobby Planet’ – new brochure made by CEO

Corporate Europe Observatory, an organisation which keeps an eye on the corporate lobby in Brussels, published a new brochure: ‘Lobby Planet’. It features: 135 big business lobby actors representing different industry interests; … verder lezen

Resistance to agri-business is rising

Together with 200+ civil society organisations, ASEED has signed an open letter to the EU Commissioner Vestager (responsible for competition and for regulating the mergers) and other relevant Commissioners to voice its … verder lezen

The 15th Garden – Seeds for Syria

Civil cooperative project ensuring post-war food sovereignty in Syria If peace was something you could eat, how would you describe it? “A poor man would call it bread, a rich man caviar. … verder lezen

ASEED Attend the European Civic Forum at Longo Maï

Earlier this month several members of the ASEED team attended the European Civic Forum at Longo Maï in France. Approximately 400 participants joined the international meeting, which included a week of presentations, … verder lezen

European CSA Overview

The European CSA Research Group published a beautiful report giving an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) projects and network in Europe. This movement is being increasingly recognized for offering an … verder lezen

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