Riesling will have a very different taste in the future

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Climate Change, drought, Germany, News, riesling, wine production, wines|

The year 1018 was an excellent vintage for German wine, despite the drought. However, with the climate getting warmer, Riesling, Germany's most famous wine, could start tasting differently. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Climate change will dramatically devalue farmland in southern Europe, EU agency reveals

By |september 4th, 2019|Climate Change, drought, European Environment Agency, Extreme weather events, Mediterranean, News, Southern Europe, sustainable agriculture|

According to the EU Environment Agency, climate change could turn the entire EU agribusiness upside down, as crop productivity in the Mediterranean countries is expected to drop while northern and western regions may experience more suitable conditions...

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Germany wants UN Security Council more involved in mitigating climate crisis

By |junij 5th, 2019|armed conflict, Berlin, Climate Change, Crop failure, drought, environment, Germany, Ghana, Heiko Maas, John Kerry, Migration, Nauru, News, United Nations, Vereinte Nationen|

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas launched a call for action on Tuesday (4 June) that aims to develop real solutions that would mitigate the security risks of climate change. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German farmers ‘cautiously optimistic’ about 2019

By |januar 11th, 2019|Brexit, Deutscher Bauernverband, drought, economic forecasts, German Economic Institute (IW), German Farmers' Association (DBV), global trade, News|

For the first time, the annual economic forecasts by the German Economic Institute (IW) have also included the agricultural sector. The German Farmers’ Association (DBV) was one of the associations consulted and said it was "cautiously optimistic" for 2019. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU mustn’t double down on broken farming

By |september 28th, 2018|drought, heatwaves, News, wildfires|

As it becomes increasingly evident that Europe’s farming must change, the European Union is in danger of doubling down on a broken system, warns Marco Contiero.

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German farmers to get 340 million euro state aid for drought-caused harvest losses

By |avgust 22nd, 2018|Agrifood, animal feed, Climate Change, drought, milk, News|

Farmers in Germany who have suffered harvest losses of 30% or more due to the ongoing drought will get a total of €340 million in state aid, a half of the estimated damage, Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner told a press...

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Straw prices soar, piling pressure on northern Europe livestock farmers

By |avgust 10th, 2018|CAP, drought, droughts, News, Straw|

Livestock and dairy farmers across northern Europe are paying soaring prices for straw used in food and bedding for cattle, as hot, dry weather across the region reduces crops.

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Extreme drought causes EU vegetables ‘most serious’ crisis in 40 years

By |avgust 7th, 2018|CAP, drought, News|

Europe's prolonged extreme drought has caused the most severe problems to the EU vegetable sector in the last 40 years, according to the European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors (PROFEL).

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Commission gives EU farmers ‘temporary relief’ amid extreme droughts

By |avgust 6th, 2018|CAP, drought, droughts, News|

The European Commission decided to grant EU farmers more flexibility in implementing the green requirements in order to face alarming droughts across Europe, the executive said in an announcement.

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Index insurance trialled in sub-Saharan Africa as part of climate change fight

By |februar 28th, 2018|agriculture, Climate Change, development aid, drought, global warming, Index Insurance, micro-finance, News, PlaNet guarantee, Sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa, World Bank|

Since the end of the 2000s, there has been an increase in projects in sub-Saharan Africa to develop index insurance, based on weather indices such as rainfall or temperature. It is intended to help farmers cope with climate change, before droughts sets...

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