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Petition: SAVE BEES AND FARMERS – European Citizens’ Initiative

Petition: SAVE BEES AND FARMERS – European Citizens’ Initiative

12.10.2020
Everyone who would like to support the efforts of a set of organizations to save the bees and the farmers, can do it as per the guide lines below: 

Green Balkans support the petition of an opened society of a broad alliance of civil society organizations, grassroots movements, beekeepers organizations, local citizens’ initiatives, farming groups and environmental scientists. Our alliance consists of the Aurelia Foundation, BUND (Friends of the Earth Germany), the European Professional Beekeepers’ Association, Générations Futures, GLOBAL 2000, Friends of the Earth Europe, the Pesticide Action Network Europe, the Munich Environmental Institute and many more.



The aim is to collect at least one million signatures for the European Citizent’s Initiative “Save bees and farmers !” Become active now so to support the fight for a better agricultural model in Europe!  

By supporting the petition you support the following demands that are going to be asked to the European Commission: 
1) Phase-out synthetic pesticides 
Gradually phase out synthetic pesticides in EU agriculture by 80% by 2030, starting with the most hazardous, to become 100% pesticide-free by 2035. 
2) Restore biodiversity
Restore natural ecosystems in agricultural areas and transform means of production in such a way that agriculture again contributes to the promotion of biodiversity.
3) Support farmers in the transition
Reform agriculture by prioritising small scale, diverse and sustainable farming, supporting a rapid increase in agro-ecological and organic practices, and enabling independent farmer-based training and research into pesticide- and GMO-free farming.

EVERY SIGNATURE COUNTS!
ON THE LINK BELOW YOU CAN SIGN AND SUPPORT BEES AND FARMERS: 

               www.savebeesandfarmers.eu

or you can download the paper signature form below, print and send it to an address:
Bulgarian Association Bioproducts (BAB) 
48, Hristo Botev Bul., office 204 
Sofia 1000, Bulgaria 

For further information, please contact to:   
Gradimir Gradev – Telephone +359 (0) 885609289, e-mail: ggradev@greenbalkans.org
Paper petition in Bulgarian for printing 971 Kb (pdf) download