Discussions on the New EU Seed Regulation – Perspectives from ECLLD’s Members
DG AGRI published a FAQ on Organic Rules with a section devoted to plant propagation material
Cultivated diversity advocates write joint letter to the European Commission ahead of the EU Seed Marketing Legislation reform proposal
The EU project Liveseeding is looking for input from current and prospective organic seed producers and traders in order to identify which obstacles are in the way of the horizontal proliferation (scale-out) and scale-up of organic seed and cultivar testing in the EU.
MEPs Martin Häusling and Sarah Wiener MEP, in collaboration with diversity advocates Arche Noah, organised a presentation for the political study ‘Which seeds for a just transition to agroecological and sustainable food systems?’ in connection with the ongoing EU reform of seeds marketing rules. Members of ECLLD sat on the panel to discuss the future of seed diversity.
Today’s food production is dependent on a small number of crops. By bringing old varieties back to the fields, the diversity of crops can be increased on farms. A Finnish projects shows that the special raw materials that are old seed varieties can bring economic value as food and associated services.
Welcome to Sprouts from Brussels! This newsletter is produced by Fulya Batur and ARCHE NOAH and wishes to inform the seeds and crop biodiversity movement across Europe on the policy developments which may have an impact on their activities. This month, i) Impact Assessment of Seeds Marketing Reform & EP Conference ii)Open Public Consultation on New Genomic Techniques and iii) Open Public Consultation on EU Framework for Sustainable Food Systems
The Geneva Academy, IFOAM Organics Europe, Demeter International and ARCHE NOAH cordially invite you to a Conference on the EU seed marketing reform in the European Parliament on the 22nd of June, from 1:30 pm until 5:45 pm with cross-party support. It will be hosted by Martin Häusling (GREENS/EFA), Eric Andrieu (S&D), Norbert Lins (EPP), Dacian Ciolos (Renew Europe) and Anja Hazekamp (GUE/NGL).
The European Commission is looking to reform the European Union (EU) seed marketing legislation. To assess the policy options, the EU Commission has launched a public consultation, which is open to associations and individuals in the EU, and anywhere around the world, until 27th March 2022
With this regulatory kit written in French, RSP provides all the information you need to understand the legal aspects of marketing seeds and their general legal framework.