ASEED Reading Group: Veganism and Organic Farming
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Written by one of our beloved reading group members, thank you! In this ASEED reading group session, we discussed the animal-human relationship in the context of food production. The three articles are all academic papers studying different perspectives related to animals in food production i.e. should they be involved? how … verder lezen

New bi-monthly theme: Degrowth
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ASEED is continuing the bi-monthly themes. We are now saying goodbye to two months of focus on ’Alternatives to industrial agriculture’ and hello to the theme of “Degrowth”.  Given the current global crisis we are facing, we in the collective, have found it ever more relevant to put degrowth on the … verder lezen

Coronavirus in Times of Climate Change
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A Reflection: Causes of zoonotic diseases  Covid-19 belongs to the category of zoonotic diseases like  ebola, SARS, MERS and Zika. The increasing spread and persistence of these diseases over the past 20 years is not a matter of coincidences. In fact, our modern world encourages the transmission of harmful germs … verder lezen

Rojava Everywhere Workshop hosted by the Barricade Collective
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“A policy that promises salvation from the present crisis can only lead to a proper social system if it is ecological”. – Abdullah Öcalan The event On the 23rd of February 2020, ASEED attended a workshop organized by Internationalist Commune of Rojava and Make Rojava Green Again campaign about the … verder lezen

Reading Group Report # 4 – Gender & Agriculture
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Reading group // 29.01.2020 // Gender & Agriculture    Women who dig – Chapter Uganda Enraged: Women and Nature Donna Andrews, Kiah Smith and M. Alejandra Morena  Feminist agroecology for food sovereignty by Marta Soler, Marta Rivera and Irene García Roces “I decided to grow flowers. It was really experimental. … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 2.0: “Gender & Agriculture” with Ann and Annie
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Here is our second episode of our ASEED podcast, related to our bi-monthly theme “Gender & Agriculture”. In the last two months we set up a reading group, a documentary night and a talk related to gender&agriculture / ecofeminism. Now our podcast is out again! For this reason we invited Annie and … verder lezen

ASEED at the “Gender Empowerment in Rural Areas” training in Catalonia
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Last December, some people from the ASEED team went to Catalonia for a youth exchange programme called GENERA (Gender Empowerment in Rural Areas). We learned a lot during the training and because of this we decided to share our experiences and insights we gained during theses days. In this report … verder lezen

Reading group report #3 -Women in Nature of Staying Alive 
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Reading group // 17.12.2019 // Gender & Agriculture  Vandana Shiva – Chapter 3 Women in Nature of Staying Alive  „With the violation of nature is linked the violation and marginalization of women, especially in the Third World. Women produce and reproduce life not merely biologically, but also through their social … verder lezen

Reading group report #2 – Indigenous Resistance
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“Indigenous resistance is not a one-time event. It continually asks: What proliferates in the absence of empire? Thus, it defines freedom not as the absence of settler colonialism, but as the amplified presence of Indigenous life and just relations with human and nonhuman relatives, and with the earth.” – Nick … verder lezen

New bi-monthly theme: Gender & Agriculture
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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 is rigged – industrial agriculture dominates the way people in the global North get fed. What few know … verder lezen

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