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.


Handbook: Your Land, My Land, Our Land

On 28 May 2020, the Nyéléni Europe Food Sovereignty Movement launches a practical tool to support land struggles and mobilisations, which aim to preserve farmland and access to land for peasant farming and agroecology.

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New photographic project, Parade, backs call to action on access to land

Pulitzer prize nominated photographer Mark Neville’s new project, Parade, captures what it means to be a community in rural Guingamp, Brittany. Photographing and speaking with farmers, Mark was struck by how often access to land surfaced as a key issue for farming and for generational renewal.

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A guide for setting up a land initiative and developing a land strategy

The Access to Land Network is launching a new guide: ‘Access to land for agroecological farming: a guide for setting up a land initiative and developing a land strategy’.

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Tablehurst and Plaw Hatch Community Farms, UK