Associations, community organisations and structures with which BEDE is linked

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logo APIEU 2APIEU-Territoires de Montpellier / Association of awareness and environmental education in urban areas.
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L’agroécologie paysanne en Minervois
Chemin CueillantAssociation for the implementation and dissemination of production systems and innovative cultures in response to the agricultural crisis in Languedoc-Roussillon.
logo faucheurs volontairesCollectif des Faucheurs volontaires / This Collective refuses any experimental or commercial cultivation of GMO in fields and imports of GMOs and, more generally, denounced the privatization of life.
logoSLLreduitCollectif des Semeurs du Lodévois-Larzac. Created in 2009, this group is now an association with the objective to preserving and developing farmers’ seeds, ie reproducible and free of intellectual property rights.
Logo_confédération_paysanneConfédération paysanne / Farmers union for peasant agriculture and defense of its workers.
logo FSCFondation Sciences Citoyennes / The foundation aims to support and extend present efforts to make science more people-driven and democratic so that it may serve the common good.
logo infOGMInf’OGM / Citizen’s GMO watch.
ImpressionMarchés paysans de l’Hérault (Farmers markets in Herault) / The association aims to promote agricultural products and products derived from peasant and/or organic farming in the region and facilitate their direct marketing.
logo N&PNature & Progrès / Association of consumers and professionals focused on   biodiversified organic agriculture.
logo PEUVPour l’Emergence d’une Université du Vivant (PEUV) / This association aims to create a network of research and participatory self-development to promote a new culture of respect for life by bringing together stakeholders from all backgrounds and all skills.
logorspRéseau Semences Paysannes (RSP) / The Peasant Seeds Network is a network of organizations involved in initiatives for the promotion and protection of agricultural biodiversity and associated knowledge. The Network works to promote collective modes of management and protection of farmers’seeds, as well as scientific and legal recognition of farmers’ production practices and seed exchange and plants.és’OGM Info. This association, born in 2005 from a meeting between fifteen structures related to agriculture and the environment, develops information projects on GMOs and alternatives to GMOs (information bulletin, documentary, conferences debates) on the territory Rhône-Alpes for diverse audiences (farmers, elected officials, general public, high school students).
Logo_carréTerre & Humanisme / The association Terre & Humanisme works for the transmission of agroecology as a practice and ethics to improve the condition of human beings and the natural environment.
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UMR Innovation / SupAgro / The Joint Research Unit for Innovation and Development in Agriculture and Agri-food develops research on innovation processes considered as individual and collective technical and organizational level action processes.
logo-emmaus-lescarpau-smallVillage Emmaüs Lescar-Pau / 30 years of unconditional welcome. This alternative village builds on a Collective Social Solidarity Economy centered around human being. When he or she is in material or spiritual difficulty or if he or she wants to give meaning to his life, every human being may be hosted at the Village Emmaus Lescar-Pau.
logo CAWR Coventry UniversityCentre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, England / The Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) is driving innovative, transdisciplinary research on the understanding and development of resilient food and water systems internationally.
logo-LLD-fr1-300x119European Coordination for Let’s Liberate Diversity! (EC-LLD), Bruxelles, Belgique / International non-profit organization created in 2012 with the objective to coordinate the positions and actions of national networks and other members to encourage, develop and promote the dynamic management of biodiversity on farm and in gardens. 
logo ScottischcroftfedScottish Crofting Federation, Scotland / The SCF is the only member-led organisation dedicated to promoting crofting and it is the largest association of small scale food producers in the UK. Their mission is to safeguard and promote the rights, livelihoods and culture of crofters and their communities.
logo red de semillasRed de semillas, Spain / Work group to develop organic farming in Spain. It brings together various groups and organisations working in this field, mainly focusing on biodiversity conservation and the production of organic seeds.
logo CroceviaCentro Internazionale CROCEVIA, Italy / Crocevia promotes sustainable agricultural development and food sovereignty through information and documentation on the stakes of agrobiodiversity, GMOs and peasants’ seeds.
logo RetesemiruraliRete Semi Rurali, Italy / Network on agrobiodiversity conservation, especially the genetic and historical heritage of vegetable, fruit and cereal varieties.
logo ProspecieraraProSpecieRara, Swizerland / Swiss non-profit foundation founded in 1982 to preserve the livestock and crop plants endangered breeds.
North Africa
AFWB, Algeria / Association of Fig growers of the wilaya of Bejaia created in 2009 by the fig growers of Beni Maouche to revalorize production : organization of an annual festival of the fig, cooperative, training, women’s work, etc.
AREA-ED, Algeria / Discussion and action group on environment and development. GMO watch program. AREA-ED’s mission is to promote sustainable development, environmental protection and rational use of natural resources.
West Africa
logo CNOPCNOP, Mali / Coordination Nationale des Organisations Paysannes. Its objectives are to facilitate exchange relations and consultations among the major farmers’ organisations, on issues of strategic importance for the rural world. Projects on GMOs’ issues.
 LogoCOFERSA_webCOFERSA, Mali / Convergence des Femmes Rurales pour la Souveraineté Alimentaire. Organization of 36 cooperatives of rural women working to increase the economic resources and the social and political status of its members, in six regions of Mali. The COFERSA supports the ability of peasant women in advocacy and agro-ecological production to promote food sovereignty. Since 2009, COFERSA is organizing to reclaim agricultural biodiversity and the know-how held by women for the valorisation of farmers’ seeds.
ORAD, Bénin.
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Deccan Development Society, India / The association Deccan Development Society has been committed for nearly 25 years in favor of peasant seeds and biodiversity of the Deccan Plateau (semi-arid region of South India) making the strategic choice to work with women Dalits, who are among the poorest farmers.
The overall objective of GRAIN‘s programme is to deepen public understanding of the forces shaping the global and local food systems and their impact on farming and food security, and to support social movements and civil society organisations in advancing towards food sovereignty. GRAIN’s programme work is currently organised around four interconnected themes: Corporations, power and the global food system / Land grabbing and land rights / People’s control over seeds / Food sovereignty to fight the climate crisis.