2,500 scientists urge EU to reform environmentally ‘damaging’ CAP

By |november 5th, 2019|agricultural innovation, agricultural subsidies, CAP reform, digital agriculture, digital innovation, News, Precision farming|

Over 2,500 scientists across the EU have joined forces and reached out to the EU parliament in a letter urging them to “to act on the science, and undertake a far-reaching reform of the EU’s CAP without delay.”

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Digitalising agriculture: Opportunities and market control

By |marec 28th, 2019|agricultural innovation, agricultural research, CAP, development, digitalisation, EU Commission, Germany, News|

With the new CAP, the EU Commission is set to foster innovation and digitalisation in agriculture. German companies are hoping for multi-billion euro deals, yet management and infrastructural issues stand in the way.

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Genome editing is going to be high on next Parliament agenda, MEP says

By |marec 28th, 2019|agricultural innovation, ECJ, gene editing, Genome Editing, GMO directive, GMOs, new plant breeding techniques, News, Paolo De Castro|

Protecting plants genetically rather than chemically will become increasingly important in future farming, but this also highlights the need to solve the legal pitfall created by a recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on gene editing, MEP Paol...

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Boosting farm innovation fast through cooperation

By |november 30th, 2018|agricultural innovation, EIP-AGRI, Horizon 2020, News, rural development|

The European innovations partnerships in agriculture (EIP-AGRI) build bridges between science and practice by connecting farmers, researchers, advisors businesses, and environmental groups.

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Nothing wrong with genome editing in agriculture

By |julij 27th, 2018|agricultural innovation, consumer protection, consumer safety, crops, EU court of Justice, fruit and vegetables, GMOs, mutagenesis, News|

While some may see the recent decision of the Court of Justice of the EU that states that organisms obtained by mutagenesis are GMOs and are therefore subject to obligations laid down by the GMO directive as a win for consumers, the reality is just the...

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G7 can tackle five priorities with one investment: agricultural research

By |junij 8th, 2018|agri-food sector, agricultural innovation, Climate Change, climate migration, Food, G7, gender inequality, News, sustainable development, unemployment|

This week the representatives of the world's most advanced economies grapple with complex challenges at the G7 summit. Smart investments need to be made to solve the five key issues addressed at the summit and the smartest investment is in agricultural research, writes Marcon Ferroni.

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MEP De Castro: New plant breeding techniques will ensure food quality and quantity

By |maj 11th, 2018|agricultural innovation, ECJ, Franziska Achterberg, GMO, GMOs, Greenpeace, new plant breeding techniques, News, Paolo De Castro|

The new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) are a major opportunity to move toward sustainable agriculture and simultaneously ensure food quality for EU consumers, MEP Paolo De Castro told EURACTIV.com.

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New plant breeding techniques concern law interpretation, Commission says

By |maj 9th, 2018|agricultural innovation, Copa-Cogeca, ECJ, mutagenesis, new plant breeding techniques, News|

The future of new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) at the EU level lies in the European Court of Justice’s interpretation of existing law, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com, adding that the executive will act accordingly at the political level.

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With solar water, trees grow into a sturdy business in Western Kenya

By |januar 18th, 2018|agricultural innovation, Kenya, News, solar energy, water pumps|

Armed with a solar-powered water pump for irrigation and a quarter-acre piece of borrowed land, widow Hakima Mohammed has become a Western Kenya tree tycoon.

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Discussion on new breeding techniques heats up ahead of court opinion

By |januar 17th, 2018|agricultural innovation, GMOs, new plant breeding techniques, News, plant breeding|

Campaigners opposing new plant breeding techniques have organised protests in Brussels on Wednesday (17 January) calling on the European Commission to “prevent GMOs entering the EU market through the back door”.

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