3 key learnings for seed sovereignty in the global South

What’s happening with seeds in the global South? After the cancellation of the Reclaim the Seeds this year, ASEED decided to connect with seed custodians from the global South and combine with recent research including front-line indigenous and/or peasant … verder lezen

The climate uprising in Europe

During Spring 2020 many events, protests and climate camps were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which was and is all over the news. The pandemic is anything but over and we … verder lezen

The Lutkemeer Polder and Boterbloem Farm – A Space for Urban Food Autonomy?

With a globally rising urban population1, how to feed the cities has become of increasing concern. The question of how to feed a larger amount of people, however, often leads to technocratic solutions that speak … verder lezen

ASEED Podcast 4.0: CAP with Verena & Stanka from Good Food Good Farming and Friends of the Earth Europe

ASEED Podcast 4.0 The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) with Verena (Good Food Good Farming) & Stanka (Friends of the Earth Europe) Do you want to learn why it is essential to change … verder lezen

MSc Thesis about the Lutkemeerpolder

One of the ASEED interns conducted an in-depth study on the history of the Lutkemeerpolder as a Master Thesis research for the programme of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University (Faculty of Geosciences). … verder lezen

The Common Agriculture Policy – and where grassroots organisations all around see potential for change!

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest EU’s policies. After more than a decade of post-World War II food shortages and hunger, it was introduced in 1962 to increase … verder lezen

Black lives matter and the importance of taking down statues

With the brutal killing of George Floyd, we saw a lot of Black Lives Matter protests happening recently. We as ASEED support these protests, and believe racist behaviour by police officers in … verder lezen

Farmer Portrait #3: Dirk Borgman from the Netherlands

Interview conducted by Robbie Dubbelman For this Farmer Portrait we will be going somwhere a bit closer to where the ASEED Office is located: The Netherlands. The farmer I interviewed is Dirk … verder lezen

Reading group report #5 – Decolonising de-growth

In this reading group we continued the discussion around degrowth, this time with a particular focus on avoiding neo-colonial practices within a degrowth framework. As the term degrowth is invented in Europe, … verder lezen

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