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New research: Biogas subsidies inflate land rents in Northern Germany
A study centred on the German federal regions of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony demonstrates the potential influence that biogas subsidies can have on land rents. Incentives provided by the state created profitable conditions for biogas investments, creating greater demand for leased land (...)
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European Parliament calls for urgent action on land access and land concentration in Europe!
The path to fairer land governance in Europe reached a milestone recently, as the European Parliament approved an own initiative report that recognizes the urgent problems of land concentration, and access to land in the EU and demands for adequate (...)
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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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Sign the call to protect European farmland
On World Soil Day, 5 December 2016
On 5 December, celebrate World Soil Day by signing the Call for specific EU regulations to protect European farmland. Sign today and join the movement to collet 1 million signatures!
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European Parliament, Agriculture Committee
First presentation of the Draft Report "State of play of farmland concentration in the EU"
5 December 2016, Brussels
On 5 December 2016, the Member of the European Parliament Maria Noichl (S&D, Germany) presents her draft report and draft recommendation "State of play of farmland concentration in the EU: how to facilitate the access to land for farmers" before the Agricultural Committee of the European (...)
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The Land for Our Food accepted at Festival delle Terre
We are happy to communicate that our documentary The Land for our Food has been accepted at the Festivall delle Terre competition and will be screened Saturday 4th of December at Cinema Trevi, in the very heart of Rome.
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"Learning towards Access to Land"
New Erasmus Partnership 2016-8
Some of our members will participate in a new Erasmus + program aimed at sharing good practices and building the tools and skills of emerging access to land organisations.
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A European Citizens’ Initiative on Soils
People4Soil: launch of civic campaign for soil protection
On 22 September, the EU-wide campaign People4Soil will start a petition to gather one million signatures asking EU institutions to adopt a specific legal framework on soil protection.
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KGT-bankruptcy: Give the fields to small and medium scale farmers
The KGT AGRAR, with more than 45.000 cultivated hectares in Germany and Lithuania one of the biggest European agricultural companies, is about to be liquidated.
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New film: Land for our food
Just released!
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.
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