Access To Land
A European network of grassroots organisations securing land for agroecological farming.
Preserving land

Land is an essential, finite resource. Let’s preserve it from urban development and ensure that farming practices contribute to protect the quality of the soil, water and ecosystems.

Securing land for agroecology

Current land markets and policies come together to favour agro-industrial forms of farming and fuel land concentration. How can we secure land to ensure the development of agroecology in Europe?

Supporting a new generation

Within 10 years, half European farmers will retire. Currently, many retirements lead to farm closure and land concentration. How to facilitate farm succession and the entry of newcomers into farming?

Managing land as commons

Mobilising communities to ensure that farmland is used and managed in a way that fulfils its essential contribution to food production, ecosystems and human life.

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European Farm Succession Conference

With the aging of European farmers, and a rising number of newcomers entering farming, farm succession has become an urgent and complex process. This conference presents practical tools to support farm succession, and calls for new partnerships.

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2nd Nyéléni Europe Forum

Some 700 - 1000 participants who work on food sovereignty, from the entire pan-European area of 42 countries, will come together in Cluj-Napoca from 26th – 30th October 2016.

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The land for our food: public screenings

Find here the list of upcoming and past screenings of our documentary The land for our Food in English and other languages.

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Hamburg City Estates, Germany

On the 7th and 8th of November, practitioners, farmers and policy-makers will meet to share tools and experiences and explore future collaborations on farm succession in Europe.