First European agreement on recycled fertilisers

By |december 19th, 2018|agroecology, compost, natural fertiliser, News, recycled fertilisers|

The regulation on the use of organic and waste-based fertilisers was the subject of a tripartite agreement on 13 December. Its aim is to reduce the use of chemical fertilisers in Europe. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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France hoping for a greener future CAP

By |november 30th, 2018|agroecology, CAP, News|

Paris wants to place the emphasis on greening measures in the future Common Agricultural Policy. This is in order to support the transition to agroecology. EURACTIV France reports.

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Agroecology can feed Europe pesticide-free in 2050, new study finds

By |september 18th, 2018|agroecology, Food security, Health, News, pesticide|

European agriculture can phase out pesticides, reduce its impacts on climate and biodiversity while ensuring food security for Europeans, French researchers Pierre-Marie Aubert and Xavier Poux  told a conference held in Paris on 13 September.   

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FAO official: GMOs not needed but we should be open to biotechnologies

By |september 26th, 2017|agroecology, Biotechnology, FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, News, United Nations|

The requirements of food production can be met without GMOs but we should not eliminate the broader benefits that biotechnologies can provide, Daniel Gustafson told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Kofi Annan: ‘What is the point of economic growth if you cannot breathe?’

By |marec 29th, 2017|agroecology, Food security, Kofi Annan, News, Phil Hogan|

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan called yesterday (28 March) for investment in developing countries in order to “produce more food with fewer resources”, while making agriculture more sustainable.

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