• EYFA (European Youth For Action) developed from a tour that was initiated by a Swedish/German group in 1986 to save the old forests in Europe: then named European Youth Forest Action. From these ‘routes’, it developed into a platform for grassroots movements working to transform local and international communities in their approach to environment and social, political and economical positions.
    The international office located in Amsterdam coordinates EYFA’s activities. We support grassroots projects and initiatives in the following ways:

  • On the 17th of August the “Movimento Verde Eufémia” went into action, targeting the first transgenic field in the Algarve GMO Free Zone in South Portugal. 65 mowers entered the field and were able to mow a hectare of GM corn in less than 20 minutes. The action received support from a parade of dancers and a samba band!

     

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