Reclaim the Seeds 2017: Spread the seed!

On 4 March Seed Fair in De Vasim in Nijmegen. On 5 March practical jobs in a new ecological quarter in Lent (Nijmegen-Noord). We did it again! We have a location for … 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

It is time to stop patents on plants!

With the recent notice of the European Commission we have the chance to do this now! In the past years an increasingly number of patents on plants has been granted. Luckily, this … verder lezen

Bayer buys Monsanto, but which difference does it make?

It took them a while, but still on September 14, 2016 the deal is finally done: Bayer has bought Monsanto. The deal is worth 59 million Euros. The newly merged company will … verder lezen

The Monsanto Tribunal in the home stretch

The takeover of Monsanto by Bayer has officially been announced for $66 billion, bringing this way a lot of press and public attention to the Monsanto Tribunal.

The Monsanto Tribunal judges are ready… Where’s Monsanto?

On July 12th, the organizers of the International Monsanto Tribunal announced the installation of three international judges who will co-chair the citizens’ tribunal, scheduled for October 15-16 in The Hague, Netherlands.

Save our Seeds

Join the campaign and put yourself on the map as part of The Largest Seedbank of the Netherlands. [Only available in Dutch. English will follow a.s.a.p.] Bionext is een campagne gestart tegen … verder lezen

Mobilisation for opposition against patent on tomatoes

European-wide coalition increases pressure on politicians and the European Patent Office. On April 12 2016 a European-wide coalition is starting a mass opposition against a patent held by the Swiss company Syngenta … verder lezen

Successful Reclaim the Seeds in Wageningen

Around 1000 participants in seed fair and workshop programme on the campus of the University of Wageningen. Joint statement against patents on crop plants and against the power position of the major … verder lezen

IFOAM EU: classify new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs

IFOAM EU urges the European Commission to classify new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs IFOAM EU, a European umbrella organisation for organic food and farming, has published a position paper on new … verder lezen

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