Let’s Liberate Diversity!
To encourage, develop and promote the dynamic management of cultivated biodiversity on farms and gardens
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Rural resilience: a collective adventure
A report on socio-ecological transitions concludes: "It’s a long road to building a new way of imagining life in the countryside." "None of us can do it alone."
ECA report: securing agricultural product supply chains during COVID-19
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) published a special report assessing the EU response to the Covid 19 crisis with regards to the agricultural products supply chain, which is available online together with the response of the European Commission
Radicchio: a success story of culinary breeding
The Culinary Breeding Network organizes activities to inspire connection and collaboration throughout the food system, in order to improve plant breeding for organic farming. Among these activities was a trip to Italy, visiting the places where radicchio - the most famous form of plant Chicorium intybus - originates from.
IPES-Food briefing on increasing concentration of corporate power in the food system
"Who is tipping the scale" is the lastes briefing note publicated by the International Panel of Expert on Sustainable Food System (IPES-Food). It investigates the growing influence of corporations on the governance of food systems, and presents options for how to counter it
Danish Seed Saver
The Danish Seed Savers Association is working to preserve the diversity of cultural plants. Its members volunteer to research, collect, describe, and preserve local plant genetic resources, threatened by extinction. Their preservation is promoted...
M.Pimbert – Transforming food and agriculture
In this paper, Pimbert compares and contrasts the mainstream and agroecological approaches to the transformation of food systems.
The Gaia Foundation Seed Sovereignty Programme published a video looking at Irish growers who, amongst the chaos of Brexit and climate change, are chasing security and hope for the future by returning to growing and saving seed. Seeds and people have shaped each...
Pesticide Atlas 2022
Pesticides are toxic and have multiple and complex impacts on the environment and our lives: these are analysed in some detail in the Pesticide Atlas 2022, a joint publication by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Friends of the Earth Europe, Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz, and PAN Europe. Available in both English and German.
From the 27th to 29th October the European Coordination and Magház, the Hungarian seed savers, organized a 3 days of Forum to gather, exchange and learn together about cultivated diversity and dynamic seed management.
– SEEDS STORIES –
– Legal Watch –
The legal watch is realised by the French Farmers’ seeds network, Réseau Semences Paysannes. Informations are related to seeds marketing, intellectual property rights, genetic ressources.
It is presented in French.
on EU topics
– CALENDAR –
Use of molecular markers in DUS studies
Online Workshop on Organic Heterogeneous Material (OHM)
XXII International Workshop on Bunt and Smut Diseases – also online
Farmer Rights to Seeds for food and livelihood security
ECOBREED genotyping/phenotyping workshops at WSRC11
GENEV 2ème rencontre des acteurs RPG
Organic Farming and Agroecology International Conference
ECA Agroecology Network Meeting
- Schola Campesina
FAO, 19th Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Date tbc: ALL-Ready final conference
The Agroforestry Show
International Forum on Agroecosystem Living Labs
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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