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March 2017

Extractivism, Green-Grabbing and Resistance in Myanmar

21/03/2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Institute of Social Studies, Kortenaerkade 12
The Hague,2518AXNetherlands
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Tuesday, March 21st, the Institute for Social Studies organises a public talk on “Extractivism, Green-Grabbing and Resistance in Myanmar”. The talk will be joined by Thant Zin, a prominent activist from Myanmar (Burma) who works on topics such as land rights, environmental justice, mining issues, and equitable natural resource governance. Since his initial involvement in the advocacy campaign and monitoring project against the Dawei Special Economic Zone (DSEZ), a Thai-Myanmar-Japanese mega development project, he has also been active in the…

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November 2016

Food4All Festival Wageningen

22/11/2016 - 24/11/2016
Movie W, Wilhelminaweg 3A
Wageningen,Netherlands
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Food4All

Food4All is a yearly film festival that aims to highlight the problems of our broken food system, while at the same time celebrating hopeful and inspiring alternatives. Attend this event on Facebook. The programme features a selection of thought-provoking documentaries, followed by interactive discussions and Q&A’s with experts. Organised by FIAN, ILEIA, Otherwise, RUW and Boerengroep in cooperation with Movie W. Tuesday November 22 – 20:00h The Kids Menu | 88 min | 2016 | Joe Cross | Movie-W In…

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October 2016

Second Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty

26/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
Cluj-Napoca,Romania + Google Map
food sovereignty

The second Nyéléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from 26th – 30th of October 2016. Read the call to see how to get involved in the preparations and how to participate in the conference. The Nyéléni Forum brings together farmers, fishers, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, consumers, NGOs, trade unions, environmental, development, research and justice/solidarity/human rights organisations, community-based food movements and others, to enhance existing food sovereignty initiatives and strengthen our work at local, national, regional…

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July 2016

Nyéléni Meeting Wageningen

28/07/2016 @ 11:00 - 16:00
Leeuwenborch, Hollandseweg 1
Wageningen,Netherlands
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food sovereignty

At the end of October 2016, the second Nyéléni Europe Forum takes place in Romania. To prepare a Dutch delegation for this food sovereignty gathering, FIAN Netherlands, TNI, Otherwise and Toekomstboeren invite you to a national Nyéléni meeting on the 28th of July in Wageningen. Participation is not confined to Dutch nationals and open for anyone that feels a connection to the food sovereignty movement in the Netherlands, whether working on food system alternatives or otherwise.The most important points on the agenda…

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June 2016

Training weekend: Food Sovereignty in Practice

11/06/2016 @ 09:30 - 12/06/2016 @ 17:00
Vlietkade 2

2355 CR Hoogmade,Netherlands
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FIAN Netherlands, Otherwise, TNI, Ileia and Toekomstboeren welcome you to participate in the training weekend ‘Food Sovereignty in Practice’, an inspiring exchange of alternatives to our current food system. The training weekend will take place on the organic farm Buitenverwachting near Leiden and is meant for both students, practitioners and (prospective) farmers who are interested in movement building and deepening their knowledge of food sovereignty, agroecology, urban food systems and the human right to food.  Through interactive discussions, workshops and…

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Screening of Land grabbing at Grassroots Science

08/06/2016 @ 20:00 - 22:00
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On the 8th of June Grassroots science will Kick off with a screening of Land grabbing! The documentary (Landraub) by Kurt Langbein takes a closer look into the grey shades of flex crops. Land grabbing addresses violations of land rights of local farmers under the neocolonialism phenomenon demonstrated by big land investments from international agro-business companies. Ever since agriculture started becoming an attractive investment, local farmers all over the world have been losing ground to international businesses. It’s a phenomenon…

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March 2016

World Water Day

22/03/2016
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February 2016

Voedsel Anders Conference, 2nd edition

12/02/2016 - 13/02/2016
Wageningen University, Orion building, Bronland 1
Wageningen,6708 WHNetherlands
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On the 12th and 13th of February the second edition of the Voedsel Anders Conference will take place in Wageningen. FIAN Netherlands and TNI support this important conference financially and participates in the programme as part of the campaign 'Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty'. The conference will be accessible to non-Dutch speakers, as keynotes will be (translated) in English and in every round some workshops will be in English. Register yourself at the Voedsel Anders website. Many people in…

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January 2016

Course on Rights-based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security 2016

25/01/2016 @ 08:00 - 05/02/2016 @ 17:00

Centre for Development Innovation Wageningen UR is pleased to announce the organisation of the International Course on Rights-based Approaches to Food and Nutrition Security, to be held in the Netherlands from January 25 – 5 February, 2016.  This course aims to provide professionals working in food and nutrition security and interested in a rights-based approach with the knowledge, skills and motivation, to strengthen, design and implement programmes and interventions using the rights-based approach. Upon completion of this course you will:…

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December 2015

Klimaatkoor and film screening Good Things Await

17/12/2015 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Klovenierburgwal 86

Amsterdam,Netherlands
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Niels Stokholm is one of the most idealistic farmers in Denmark. He runs a biodynamic farm with his wife Rita, distributing products to some of the best restaurants in the world. But not everyone is equally fond of their holistic farming methods. Authorities and bureaucracy threaten to close down the farm. This film follows their struggle to make sure that they are not the last to do agriculture the way they do, but some of the first. Thursday 17th of…

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