ECJ ruling on gene editing products: Victory for consumers, farmers, environment

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) published on July 25th its ruling on the legal status of food and feed crops derived from certain new genetic modification techniques. It gave clear confirmation … verder lezen

Stop ‘Baysanto’ from monopolizing seeds!

International call against patents on seeds. Prompted by the Bayer takeover of Monsanto, around 40 institutions active in plant breeding, agriculture and environmental protection are calling for effective measures to stop the … verder lezen

Seed and seedling swap at the Food Autonomy Festival

During the Food Autonomy Festival it will be possible to exchange seeds and seedlings of edible plants. Just like last year there will be one stall where you can put your own … verder lezen

Pesticides debate report: we need a paradigm shift

On Thursday, April 5th, the Green Office from the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam organised a debate on pesticides and sustainable agriculture in order to assess the impact of chemical agriculture, and … verder lezen

De zaden zijn binnen, laat de zomer maar beginnen

In februari en maart 2018 waren er onder de noemer Reclaim the Seeds maar liefst drie zadenbeurzen. En daarnaast nog een van het Noordelijk Zadennetwerk die er eigenlijk ook bij hoort. Het … verder lezen

Pesticides debate in Amsterdam

On Thursday April 5th, ASEED will participate in a debate (In English) on pesticides organised by the Green Office of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. A representative from Syngenta and a professor … verder lezen

ASEED info night : new GMOs

On Friday March 23rd, join us at NieuwLand in Amsterdam to discuss about Genetically Modified Organisms in agriculture.

Good news for organic and biodiverse seeds

[no English translation available yet] De Europese Raad en de Landbouwcommissie van het Europees Parlement hebben op 20 november jl. hun goedkeuring gegeven aan de nieuwe bioverordening voor de Europese Unie. Drie jaar … 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

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