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Biodiversity & Food

WECF's overall goal for Safe Food Production and Sustainable Rural Development in the EU and EECCA region is that by 2020 all children, women and men have access to safe, regional, diverse and affordable food, free of hazardous chemicals, nano-particles and GMOs, based on fair trade and produced in harmony with nature and landscape, protecting water, soil, air and biodiversity.

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Latest News & Reports

Greenpeace EU Director pushes for "Friends of the Bees" behaviour at the European Commission
Discussions to ban Neonicotinoids (insecticides) have been going on for a year at the European Commission, considering the threat they pose to bees and other major pollinators. Yet, the vote on the proposal keeps on getting delayed.
20.03.2018

Successful first action against algae overgrowth in the Blue Lake in Ukraine
Using fish to fight the overgrowth of algae
18.12.2017

Save the Bees Coalition Launched #savethebees
80 European NGOs gathered to form the Save the Bees Coalition, in order to pressure EU decision makers to enforce a full ban of neonicotinoids
05.12.2017

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Latest Press Release

Save the Bees Coalition Launched
80 European NGOs gathered to form the Save the Bees Coalition, in order to pressure EU decision makers to enforce a full ban of neonicotinoids
05.12.2017


Featured Project

Tapping Our Ressources - Sustainable Development and Poverty Elimination
Safe Drinking Water, Safe Sanitation, Safe Food
Donors: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation, TMF programme, The Netherlands
Partners: AWHHE, Katachel e.V., MAMA-86, Ukraine
Duration: 01/2005 - 12/2007


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Latest Publications

English summary of WECF publication on pesticides in surface waters in Dutch province Drenthe
WECF News & Reports News from other sources English summary of WECF publication on pesticides in surface waters in Dutch province Drenthe For our non Dutch readers we now publish an English summary of the publication about pesticide pollution in the surface waters of Drenthe
21.11.2017

Videos on WECF's EWA programme in Kyrgyzstan
WECF's EWA programme “Empower Women, Benefit for All” in rural Kyrgyzstan leads to women empowerment, income generation for women and improved living standards
21.07.2015

EWA: Baseline Report for Tajikistan available
The gender livelihood and socio-economic study for Tajikistan prepared by the Youth Ecological Centre, Tajikistan, and WECF is now published.
09.02.2015

EWA: Gender and Food Security
A guidance document for practitioners
29.01.2015

Tajik women are forced to be dependent on men due to lack of land access
A study on women and farming in Tajikistan
04.11.2014

Gender Livelihood and Socio Economic Study - Baseline Study Georgia
Gender sensitive needs assessment rural Georgia published
01.09.2014

Organic Solutions and Gender Mainstreaming: Report on Training of Trainers and Findings in two Districts in Eastern Uganda
In this report method and content of the training are presented, and the findings on gender inequalities between men and women in Kween and Kapchorwa District
21.07.2014

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