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.READ MORE
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?READ MORE
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?READ MORE
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.READ MORE
Hearing of our Petition before the European Parliament
Our petition, Preserving and managing farmland as our common wealth, will be presented before the Committee of Petitions of the European Parliament on 13 July 2016.
Conference: Future land use of rural and peri-urban areas
On 7-8 September in Brussels, the European Association of Rural Development Institutions (AEIAR) is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and organising a conference on the future land use of rural and peri-urban areas.
New film: Land for our food
Just released! Our film The Land for our Food is a very concrete introduction to the challenge of land access in Europe and the power of communities to overcome them.