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–Wietze Action Camp

29.08.2013 – 01.09.2013 International Action Camp in Wietze: Farms instead of factories! BACKGROUND: Wietze in Lower Saxony is home to Europe’s largest chicken slaughter house. Subsidised with €6.5 million of taxpayers’ money, it aims to kill 430,000 chickens daily. It is a symbol of the kind of industrial farming that is destroying fair, green and local food and farming.This summer, the team at ‘Wir haben es satt’ are organising a large demonstration outside the factory. Taking place on 31 August, this will be their first demonstration to be held in temperatures above 0°C – hoorah! Find out who else is behind the event here. THE PROGRAMME: Either side of the demonstration, an international action camp is being organised to allow people to build pan-European networks, hold workshops and much much more. Once again Wam Kat and his Flaming Kitchen will be serving up good food for everyone!   Thursday 29.08.2013 From 17:00 Arrival and evening panel discussion Friday 30.08.2013 Daytime: DAY OF WORKSHOPS: Full programme PDF Evening: Cooking, eating, dancing and networking with the legendary DJ Spoutnik […]

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–Ferme Ă  Paris

From 31 May to 1 June, a two day event in the centre of Paris – organised by ARC2020, ConfĂ©dĂ©ration paysanne and PAC2013 – saw farmers, animals, market stalls and good food take over Place Stalingrad. Urban and rural consumers from across France came to meet farmers and take part in Ferme Ă  Paris. The event provided fantastic surroundings to share our common wish for a fair, green and local CAP. French Agriculture Minister, StĂ©phane Le Foll and vice-chair of the EU Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, JosĂ© BovĂ© were among those attending.  Find more information on the official website for the event: Envie de paysans Find photos from the event here

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3 Speaker Tours

ARC2020 Speakers’ Tour aim to raise awareness of particular issues related to the CAP reform. ARC2020 has now organised three tours, bringing speakers from around the globe to Europe for a series of talks, debates and discussions in cities across the EU. The International Impact of the CAP (June 2012) In June 2012 three dairy farmers, Hellen Yego from Kenya, Joe Borgerding of Minesota, USA, and Sieta van Keimpema, of the Netherlands presented the complenting perspectives of “3 farmers from 3 continents” at discussion events in Prague, Brussels, Berlin, Bremen, Paderborn and the Northern German countryside. The tour was organised in collaboration with Misereor and Meine Landwirtschaft.  Video link Article from Generation 112 Fatal Soya – The Mothers of ItuzaingĂł (September 2012) In September 2012 two campaigners from Argentina travelled to Europe to raise awareness of their ongoing fight against the aircraft spraying of Monsanto’s Roundup (Glyphosate) on Argentina’s soybean fields. Goldmann Prize winner, Sofia Gatica along with her colleague Maria Godoy visited Brussels, Berlin, Mainz, Kassel, Krakow and Polish countryside, Bucharest, Malaga, Cordoba (Spain), […]