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Solidarity & Resilience

The beginning of a Trump administration marks a pro-corporate, climate-change-denying, racist, sexist, anti-LGBTQ and xenophobic agenda. Farmers and rural communities are facing huge problems including collapsing agricultural prices and enduring direct impacts of climate change. Our partner organisation IATP in the USA share their thoughts. […]

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We are fed up with agro industry!

A call to action for farmers, manufacturers and consumers to send a common message in Berlin on 16. January 2016. We are the people from the countryside and from the city, from the north and from the south. We are fed up with agro-industry – we want a rural an organic agricultural and food system that is accepted by society! […]

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‘We are fed up!’ Demonstration January 17th in Berlin

We are getting ready for the big demonstration coming up in January. Over 30,000 demonstrated at the event in January 2014.  This year, we are expecting another huge, international turnout.  Mark your calendars now! Call to the fifth “We are fed up with agro industry!” demonstration Stop animal factories, genetic engineering and TTIP. For a new agricultural policy! Saturday, 17.01.2015, 12pm, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Demonstration – Tractor Procession – Rally “We are fed up with agro industry!” Agribusinesses continue to gain ground: A few international corporations are undermining seed diversity and are pushing for GMOs on farms. Investors continue to build new, industrial mega-barns, where animals are subjected to sufferable conditions. At the G7 Summit and through free trade agreements like the TTIP and CETA, the world leaders are setting the course for the global industrialisation of agriculture. The consequences are ubiquitous: More and more farmers must abandon their fields, both here and in the south. Markets are flooded with cheap meat. The cultivation of monocultures is encroaching on the rainforest. Arable land has become an […]