Who are we?

Stichting Boerengroep (Peasant Foundation) is a student foundation at Wageningen University that aims to connect the university (students, research, education) with the reality and challenges of farmers in the Netherlands and worldwide. In this way we fight for social, just and sustainable food production. We do this by bringing students into the fields and farmers into lecture rooms at the university.

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Women in Agriculture/Vrouwen in de Landbouw episode 2

12/05/2021 @ 20:00 – 21:30 – Register here: https://forms.gle/WgLAgZnEjzoHFEkt6 For questions/info, please send an email to st.boerengroep@wur.nl Welcome for our second episode of the two-part series Women in Agriculture! On the 12th of May we will look into the female peasant struggle in the Netherlands, with Riky Schut-Hakvoort: farmer who has done important research on poverty in agriculture and the role […]

Women fighting for Food Sovereignty in Chile

28/04/2021 @ 17:00 – 18:30 – When is it? 28/04/2021 at 17:00 Where is it? Online! We are looking forward seeing you online ! Please register here to confirm your presence : https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSc7FLRDuYj…/viewform… 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 […]

Indian Farmers’ Protests

10/03/2021 @ 16:00 – 17:30 – 10/03/2021 4PM – 5:30PM Speakers tba Register in advance for this meeting/Registreer voor deze bijeenkomst: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sc-GprT4jE9FSBwUrvu6zhmH84AdpEivq [English below] In verschillende staten in India zijn boeren sinds begin augustus 2020 aan het protesteren. Ze zijn niet van plan te stoppen voordat drie nieuwe landbouwwetten ingetrokken worden. Die nieuwe wetten zullen naar verwachting hun kostwinning schaden en […]