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European Organic Congress 2022: 16-17 June in Bordeaux (France)

The 2022 edition of the European Organic Congress will take place on 16-17 June 2022 in the picturesque city of Bordeaux, organised by IFOAM...

Plastic Wrap Creates More Food Waste, Study Finds

Purchasing fruits and vegetables packaged in plastic wrap creates two problems for the environment: more plastic and more food waste, according to new research....

We’ve Already Made Way Too Much Plastic, New Research Finds

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There’s too much plastic on the planet, says a new study released by the Stockholm Resilience Centre, and urgent action is needed to prevent...

FIAB y AECOC organizan el 4º Congreso de Desarrollo Sostenible

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AECOC y FIAB organizarán, el próximo 2 de marzo en La Nave de Madrid, el 4º Congreso de Desarrollo Sostenible, que reunirá a empresas,...

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...

El FEGA responde a las dudas sobre la futura Ayuda Básica a la Renta...

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El Fondo Español de Garantía Agraria (FEGA) ha elaborado un documento de “Preguntas y Respuestas” sobre la denominada Ayuda Básica a la Renta para...

El MAPA eleva la producción de aceite de oliva a 1,4 Mt con menos...

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El Ministerio de Agricultura ha revisado el balance de mercado del sector del olivar en España en la vigente campaña 2021/22, elevando la producción...

EU organic movement calls on Member States to provide reliable data on organic and...

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As the first trialogue on the Regulation on Statistics on Agricultural Inputs and Outputs (SAIO) takes place on 3 February, IFOAM Organics Europe calls...

Novedades jurídicas agroalimentarias. Diciembre 2021

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Principales novedades jurídicas agroalimentarias correspondientes al mes de diciembre de 2021  y que han aparecido en España, las CC.AA. y la UE.  Recopilación realizada...

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”...

Ethiopia’s ‘false banana’: the answer to future food scarcity?

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A relative of the banana plant, endemic to Ethiopia, could hold the answer to future climate change-induced hunger. The enset – a banana-like plant which...

To Make the UK’s Food Supply More Sustainable, Lidl Helps Farmers Go Eco

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In an effort to make the UK’s food supply more sustainable, leading supermarket chain Lidl says it’s working with produce suppliers to achieve eco-certification...

New world record for use of pesticides: a call for action for EU Commission...

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The aim of the EU Commission Farm to Fork strategy to reduce pesticide use with 50% in 2030 seems far, far out of sight....

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...

Spain Urged to Reduce Meat Consumption to Fight Climate Change

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Spain’s consumer affairs minister Alberto Garzón is once again urging the country to reduce its consumption of meat, especially beef, to help curb climate...

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