COP23, update 4: positive initiatives

Despite the strong ‘business as usual’ attitude we witnessed in and around the COP23, all was not doom and gloom in Bonn. Here are some very positive or promising initiatives we have … 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

COP23, update 3: resistance vs. business as usual

Here is ASEED’s third update about the COP23 in Bonn. In the last days, we have been visiting the official conference centre and most importantly, we participated in many nice alternative events … verder lezen

COP23, update 2: coalfish and daisy world

On Monday Nov 6th, Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama opened the COP23, stressing on the emergency of the situation “All over the world, vast numbers of people are suffering – bewildered … verder lezen

COP23 update 1: Ende Gelände and more

Today, one more time, thousands of people participated in a mass civil disobedience action to occupy (and therefore stop) the coal mine of Hambach. The pit is located 50 kilometers from Bonn, … verder lezen

The land belongs to those who cultivate it

This is a text from the newsletter from Longo maï. We think that it is interesting enough for a wider distribution In the beginning of June, our cooperatives in the South of … 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

Save De Boterbloem and keep the agriculture in Amsterdam

[This article about a threatened organic farm in Amsterdam only exists in Dutch] Aan de westelijke rand van Amsterdam ligt nog één akkerbouwbedrijf: De Boterbloem. Al generaties lang wordt hier door de … verder lezen

Shall the burning of 24,000 pigs change anything?

[only available in Dutch] Inmiddels hebben de meeste media er wel over bericht: donderdagavond 27 juli brandde de mega-varkensstal van Adrianus Straathof bij Erichem af, met daarin naar schatting zo’n 24.000 varkens. … verder lezen

Update 15th Garden and Syria

Since the Reclaim the Seeds festival last March (2017) ASEED is in good contact with The 15th Garden, a network for Food Sovereignty in Syria containing urban gardens in besieged cities and … verder lezen

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