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Agroecology research mailing list

This agroecology research mailing list is a discussion forum for a growing network of critical agroecology researcher across the UK, Europe and beyond. Its focus is on the social, political and economic aspects of agroecological transformations of food systems as much as on the ecological ones. It was set up after two important sessions at…

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FIRAB: Italian Foundation for Research in Agriculture Organic and Biodynamic

The Italian Foundation for Research in Agriculture Organic and Biodynamic (FIRAB) was founded in 2007 through the initiative of its founding members: AIAB, UILA, Legambiente and the Italian Association of Biodynamic. It promotes actions to experiment, action research, exchange farmer-to- farmer and dissemination and technical and scientific dissemination. There are many applications that combine organic…

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Agronauten

DIE AGRONAUTEN (The Agronauts) is a nonprofit research association for sustainable food systems and regional economics. Our base is the region of Freiburg in southwestern Germany. The motivation for our work is to strengthen the integration of social and ecological aspects into agriculture, the advancement of alternatives to outdated economic paradigms, the valuation of farmers…

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BEDE

BEDE (Biodiversity: Exchange and dissemination of Experiences) is an international solidarity association founded in 1994. In connection with fifty organizations from different French, European and international networks, BEDE contributes to the protection and promotion of initiatives for peasant farming and ecological agriculture through information and networking. BEDE organizes workshops, meetings between farmers, researchers and civil…

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The Landworkers’ Alliance: LWA

The Landworkers’ Alliance are a organisation of people who make their livelihoods from producing food, fuel and fibre using sustainable methods of production. The Landworkers’ Alliance works to raise the profile of the role of small-scale producers and family farms, and the obstacles they face, both to the public and to government. In doing this…

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European Coordination via Campesina

The European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC)is a European grassroots organization which currently gathers 28 national and regional farmers, farm workers and rural organizations based in 18 European countries. Rooted on the right to Food Sovereignty, our main objective is the defence of farmers’ and field workers’ rights as well as the promotion of diverse and…

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GRAIN

GRAIN’s work can be broadly divided into two fields: information work and movement building. On the information side, we specialise in monitoring and analysing trends that are affecting farmers’ and rural communities’ control over agricultural biodiversity. Many of these trends — like the push for genetic engineering or the aggressive expansion of laws that prevent…

DARE Lifelong Learning Programme – Swiss Meeting (2015)
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DARE Lifelong Learning Programme – Swiss Meeting (2015)

Grass-roots research and innovation in urban agriculture DARE Lifelong Learning Programme partners met for the third time on a frosty week between February 1-5, 2015 in Switzerland at a DARE gathering hosted by the Federation of Local Contract Farming in Western Switzerland (FRACP). The Lifelong Learning Platform is an umbrella that gathers 42 European organisations…