Access To Land
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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Petition: Strengthen the Human Rights of Peasants

Join the movement for Peasants’ Rights and ask the EU and its Member States to actively participate in good faith in the elaboration of a "UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants".

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Quiz on farmland in Europe

Test your knowledge on land issues in Europe. Learn more about key facts and current trends! The quiz is available in English, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, and Lithuanian.

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Infographics: Access to land in Europe

Discover our series of 12 infographics on access to land for agroecological farming in Europe. A sensitive and illustrated way to explore land-related facts and issues.

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Land struggles in Andalusia, Spain