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Solar Foods Bags €10M From Finnish Climate Fund To Commercialise Air Protein By 2023

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Finnish startup Solar Foods has announced a €10 million (~US$11.9 million) in fresh capital from the Finnish Climate Fund, becoming the state-owned sustainability-focused fund’s...

Planas: «la guerra en Ucrania nos obliga a garantizar la seguridad alimentaria en Europa»

El ministro de Agricultura, Luis Planas, analizó junto a las organizaciones profesionales agrarias ASAJA, COAG y UPA) las consecuencias de la invasión rusa de...

Arjuna announces origin-cultivated Amaranth supply

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Leading India-based botanical extracts manufacturer Arjuna Natural has announced that it has secured a sustainable, nitrate-enriched, all-natural Amaranthus extract supply for boosting nitric oxide levels.

India’s veteran anti-GM campaigner calls for intensified fight against biotech “hijack”

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Veteran anti-GM protester and scientist, Dr Vandana Shiva, is calling for intensified resistance in India against the global biotech industry and its political backers.

La inversión en I+D agroalimentario ya supone el 5,4% del gasto total nacional

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La inversión interna en Investigación y Desarrollo (I+D) en el ámbito agroalimentario en 2020 fue de 845 millones de euros, lo que supone unincremento...

10 sustainable food trends and insights: From ethical labelling overload to zero food waste

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Ecovia Intelligence has just compiled this summary of key trends and insights from the 2019 European Sustainable Foods Summit.

OFRF announces 2017 grants for innovative organic projects

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US non-profit Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has announced the recipients of its 2017 research grant awards for innovation in organic farming.

Over 55s are most committed green consumers

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New research from Aviva shows that UK people aged over 55 are the most committed to reducing their personal environmental impacts.

Las CC.AA. abonaron más de 4.000 M€ de ayudas directas de la PAC 2021...

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El Ministerio de Agricultura, a través del Fondo Español de Garantía Agraria (FEGA), coordinó el pago por parte de las Comunidades Autónomas de más...

Organic is part of the solution, Congress speakers all agree

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High-level speakers from the European Commission, European Parliament and the German Presidency of the EU Council delivered a unified message at the European Organic Congress 2020: Our system is experiencing a biodiversity and climate crisis, and organic food and farming is part of the solution and way forward.

UK’s backs extended ban on neonicotinoids in “landmark” policy shift 

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The UK Government says it will back an EU extended ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been widely shown to harm bees and other pollinators.  

Sustainable livestock farming ‘essential’ for a healthy planet

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Sustainable livestock farming is essential for a healthy planet, the Sustainable Food Trust insisted this week, as a BBC 1 documentary – ‘Meat, A Threat to Our Planet?’ – launched a broadside at the global meat industry. 

Europe’s organic market grows 11% to be worth €37bn

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Europe's organic market grew 11% in 2017 to be worth 37 billion euros, according to new data unveiled on the first day of this year's Biofach trade show in Nuremberg.

Farmers and non-profits sue Trump’s USDA over organic ‘soil-less’ loophole

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A coalition of organic farms and stakeholders, led by the Center for Food Safety (CFS), this week filed a lawsuit challenging the USDA's decision to allow hydroponic operations to be certified organic. 

Carbon Farming Could Make Agriculture More Climate Positive But Only If There Are Defined...

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As the effects of climate change intensify and paths for limiting global warming narrow, politicians, media and environmental advocates have rallied behind “carbon farming”...

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