Germany’s new bioeconomy strategy criticised for overlooking agriculture, food production

By |januar 27th, 2020|bioeconomy, CAP, circular economy, common agricultural policy, Germany, Julia Klöckner, News, sustainability|

Germany's federal cabinet adopted a new bioeconomy strategy last week, and it has already been criticised for hardly mentioning agricultural reform and focusing 'too much' on technology and optimisation. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Italy welcomes bioeconomy, kisses agricultural runoff goodbye

By |januar 24th, 2020|Agrifood, bioeconomy, bioplastics, circular economy, fertilisers, Italy, methane, News, research|

In 2017, Italy’s entire bioeconomy sector had a total turnover of €300 billion and, within 13 years, employed two million people. The country’s Bioeconomy Strategy was taken up a notch and made even more ambitious at the start of 2019. EURACTIV’s partner Agronotizie reports.

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Bioeconomy hype shouldn’t put biodiversity preservation at risk, experts say

By |januar 22nd, 2020|bioeconomy, biomass, CAP, coal, Electricity, European Green Deal, forests, News, Poland|

While experts claim that Poland could become key for the EU’s bioeconomy, scientists are calling for the sustainable use of forest resources in energy production. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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French bio-waste finds second life in building insulation

By |januar 21st, 2020|bioeconomy, buckwheat, buildings, France, hemp, insulation, News, SMEs, spelt|

By using hemp, brewers grains and spelt husk, many French SMEs are starting to manufacture natural insulation materials based on bio-sourced materials and biowaste, which have not previously been 're-purposed'. In other words, they are using 'green' al...

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Bioeconomy in the CAP’s nine objectives

By |januar 20th, 2020|bioeconomy, bioenergy, common agricultural policy, News|

Bioeconomy will play a crucial role in delivering the European Union's environmental and climate neutrality agenda. The farm sector is no exception and at least half of the nine objectives of the post-2020 EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) relate dir...

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EU bets on bioeconomy to deliver farming aspects of the Green Deal

By |januar 20th, 2020|bioeconomy, Croatian Presidency, European Green Deal, News|

The European Commission and the member states intend to use the concept of bioeconomy as a tool to achieve political priorities at the core of the bloc's new environmental flagship policy when it comes to agriculture.

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Could bacteria help recycle greenhouse gases in the future?

By |januar 20th, 2020|bacteria, bioeconomy, carbon emissions, CO2, CO2 emissions, ethanol, Germany, greenhouse gases, News, Treibhausgase, United States|

Could bacteria assist in the recycling of greenhouse gases in the future instead of releasing them into the atmosphere? European researchers are working to reverse the metabolism of intestinal bacteria that feed on CO2 so that they form products that c...

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CAP reform: harnessing the power of innovation for a greener EU agriculture

By |december 20th, 2019|big data, Biodiversity, bioeconomy, CAP, CAP reform, climate, EU budget, European Parliament, News, Pesticides, Poland, smart farming|

Agriculture in the European Union after 2020 must be encouraged to adopt innovative tools to meet growing environmental challenges, but this requires modernisation, money and knowledge, EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Northern French region banks on bioeconomy

By |april 30th, 2019|beetroot, bioeconomy, CAP, Extractis, France, Hauts-de-France, insects, News|

In September 2018, the Hauts-de-France region (northern France) adopted a bioeconomy roadmap. The former sugar region wants to become a leader in the sector. EURACTIV France reports.

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Commission calls for bioeconomy strategies to be expanded and implemented

By |april 29th, 2019|bio-based sector, bioeconomy, CAP, common agricultural policy, News, Phil Hogan|

Under the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Commission will not approve the national strategic plan of a member state that does not include the promotion of the bioeconomy in agriculture, the EU's farming Commissioner Phil Hogan sai...

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