Radical Relationality: Seminars with dr. Godfrey Nzamujo

[see pictures below] On November 4th, we were happy to receive dr. Godfrey Nzamujo in Wageningen! Dr. Godfrey Nzamujo studied and did research in microbiology, theology and philosophy, taught in university of California-Irvine and of Loyola Marymount. When he returned to Africa, he founded the Songhai Centers in Africa. In these Centers, he integrates Africa … Meer lezen

Impact of collaboration in Wageningen University and Research: new report by RUW

RUW and Otherwise organized several events and a research last year about the Impact of Collaboration. RUW has now released a report with the results of these activities. In it, they also make recommendations based on what people found important, and this with regard to Transparency, Decision Making (process and kind of companies for collaboration), … Meer lezen

Year Plan 2022

The Boerengroep Year Plan 2022 is here! We are proud to announce that topic that we will be working on in the coming year is (Un)Framing Farmers. This year’s theme for Boerengroep addresses a neglected bottleneck for achieving change in our society: the way we actively and passively frame farmers and farming systems. It is … Meer lezen

Volunteer during the Climate Strike to support ‘Save Bees and Farmers’

Volunteers wanted! Sept 24: action in Utrecht during the Climate Strike The European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Save Bees and Farmers’ has collected 760,000 signatures. Will you help to reach 1 million (deadline Sept, 30)? On Friday, September 24 we will collect signatures on the Jaarbeursplein in Utrecht during the Climate Strike (Klimaatstaking). Your job as a … Meer lezen

Help out at Graangeluk this Friday

Dear agro-ecologists, GraanGeluk is looking for help with weeding and seed collection! When? Friday 27th of August, 19:00. It’s the field next to the Belmonte Arboretum, we meet at the crossing of the Generaal Foulkesweg and the Holleweg. GraanGeluk is looking for people to help for an hour or two on friday evening (27-8). On … Meer lezen

WOMEN FIGHTING FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN CHILE

In April-May, Boerengroep presents you a webinar series on Women in Agriculture in Chile (28/04/2021) and the Netherlands (12/05/2021) to connect networks and talk about peasant women’s roots and fruits of resistance around the world. All over the world, peasant women are victims of the globalization of economic and cultural exchanges due to extractive agriculture. … Meer lezen

Farmers’ Protests in India: what is it about?

Indian farmers also want regulation, no surrender to the free market. Article translated from the summary made by Greet Goverde for Platform ABC (link for Dutch text). The Peasant Foundation recently organized a discussion about the farmers’ protests in India, more on that below. But first the background: why protests, why now? It is actually … Meer lezen

Call for Submissions for our Magazine

Hey lovely people! Want to share your work and reflections about agriculture with Boerengroep’s network ? The editorial impulse of the Boerengroep’s 50 year Magazine is about exploring cross-disciplinary connections between the arts, sciences and practices in the rural worlds ! We appreciate the opportunity to consider articles (written and visual), poetry, videos that are … Meer lezen