The ‘witchcraft’ practices of Biodynamics

19 July 2021. A bill that was overwhelmingly passed through the Italian Senate is coming under fire from a group of 21 scientists, now backed by 31,000 signatories, likening biodynamic practices to witchcraft. Read more…


GMOs in South Africa 23 years on: failures, biodiversity loss and escalating hunger

4 August 2020. We are now living through a global pandemic, pointing to the imbalanced relationship between humans and our life-supporting systems and illustrative of the multiple planetary boundaries outstripped and exploited. This is a foreshadowing of an uncertain future, an embodiment of the climate crisis and impact of widespread ecological collapse. Read more…


BDAASA Newsflash

13 July 2020. 4 online sessions – biodynamics and its role in agriculture.


African Centre for Biodiversity News

2 June 2020. Human health and wellbeing at great risk unless biodiversity and genetic resources extraction in Africa is halted.


Organic and biodynamic wines quality and characteristics: the scientific point of view

28 August 2019. Nowadays the wine market proposes organic wines, biodynamic wines and a wide range of wines with different labels or claims without any law or regulation – natural wine, sustainable wines, wines with low environmental impact, vegan and vegetarian wines, wines without suphites – which can confuse the consumers. Biodynamic wines are not regulated by law, but by private associations or by a self-declaration of one producer. Read more…


What’s the Difference Between Sustainable, Organic and Biodynamic Wine?

23 April 2019 – Consumers have become increasingly more eco-savvy in the way they shop. Read more…


Setting realistic targets for biofuel production in sub-Saharan Africa

29 January 2019 – According to a new report from WWF, while there is a small but not insignificant potential for the production of sustainable biofuels in sub-Saharan Africa, this should be prioritised for the aviation industry. Read more…


Organic wine market growing fast but to remain niche

26 November 2018 – The market for organic wine will grow rapidly in the next five years as environmentally-conscious consumers increasingly favour pesticide-free wines, but their market share will remain relatively small globally, a study showed. Read more…