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Biotech corn with multiple GMO traits poses no threat to human health, environment, EU study confirms

[Fonte: GLP] Following the submission of [an] application …. from Monsanto Company (referred to hereafter as the applicant), the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (referred to hereafter as GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a Scientific Opinion on the safety of genetically modified drought‐ and glyphosate‐tolerant and insect resistant maize …. […]

Notícias PAC pós 2020

Luis Planas: “Hemos logrado que en la discusión de la PAC entre igualdad de género”

[Fonte: Agroinformacion – PAC]
El ministro de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación en funciones, Luis Planas, sitúa el sector agroalimentario en un escenario de revolución “verde” -por la lucha contra el cambio climático- y con la digitalización, el agua y los jóvenes y las mujeres como ejes de futuro, […]

Internacional

FOOD CHAIN, NUTRITION AND WELLBEING.

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
FICHE
FOOD CHAIN, NUTRITION AND WELLBEING.
The European food chain is facing a big challenge, which is to find a harmonious and positive relationship between diet and health. This is mainly due to the fact that, the EU agro food model is constantly evolving and improving, […]

Comunicados

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
Posted on 14/08/2019

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ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE
 

The EU has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. Agriculture and agro-forestry have an important role to play to sequester and store carbon, […]

Internacional

New Zealand’s Royal Society calls for updated CRISPR rules to accommodate gene-editing innovation

[Fonte: GLP] Genetic technologies such as gene editing are developing quickly and their cost is rapidly falling. This is creating new approaches in health care, environmental management and food production, which have reached a point that challenges existing legal, regulatory and risk assessment systems, […]

Comunicados

AGRICULTURE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
Posted on 13/08/2019

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AGRICULTURE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
 
Farmers’ incomes, productivity and investment

The agriculture sector is facing severe headwinds. Farmers’ incomes have stagnated, […]

Internacional

Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
Communication from the European Commission
Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests.
2019, July 24th
After last December’s announcement of the EU’s initiative to “step up European Action against Deforestation and Forest Degradation”, […]

Internacional

Why GMO crops are planet’s best for sustainability

[Fonte: GLP] Decades have passed since genetic engineering and agriculture were linked positively—in the media at least. We love the idea of a sustainable society but we detest the idea that leads to it. We talk of creating life on other planets but the lives on our own planet are suffering miserably. […]

Internacional

BIOFUELS AND AGRICULTURE

[Fonte: Farm Europe]

Posted on 09/08/2019

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BIOFUELS AND AGRICULTURE

Biofuels produced from EU feedstock (mostly from colza, maize , sugar beet and wheat) generates at least 6.6 billion euros of direct revenue for EU farmers. […]

Internacional

Ursula von der Leyen – political guidelines

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
Posted on 08/08/2019

 16/07/2019
Ursula von der Leyen
 
On 16 July 2019, Ursula von der Leyen (DE, EPP), the designated Candidate for President of the European Commission – […]

Internacional

En Bolivie, l’astucieuse gestion de la forêt pour préserver l’eau

[Fonte: Le Figaro]

REPORTAGE – Un système gagnant-gagnant au sein des communautés a permis de préserver 336.000 hectares de forêts et d’abreuver les habitants en eau potable.

Envoyée spéciale en Bolivie
«Approchez-vous, elles ne piquent pas.» Protégées du soleil ardent de midi par de hauts toborochis en fleur, […]

Internacional

USDA plan to ease biotech regs splits industry

[Fonte: Agri-Pulse] Crop developers say USDA’s effort to streamline its regulation of biotech crops will still slow the commercialization of many gene-edited products, but groups representing grain traders, food processors and restaurant chains are slamming the department’s proposal, claiming it could lead to trade disruptions and undermine consumer confidence. […]

Internacional

Le GIEC donne des pistes pour lutter contre la dégradation des terres

[Fonte: Le Figaro]

La sécurité alimentaire mondiale est menacée par une hausse de 2°C de la température moyenne mondiale, estime le GIEC (Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat).

Des mesures urgentes doivent être prises contre la désertification des terres qui aggrave la pauvreté, […]

Internacional

Sharing seeds could help farmers grow better food

[Fonte: Horizon-UE]
Since the start of the 20th century, global demand for certain fruit and vegetables has seen farmers shift away from using local seeds to plant their crops and instead buy genetically similar commercial varieties. While these mass-produced seeds are often high yielding, […]

Internacional

La ressource vitale en eau des pays peut s’épuiser

[Fonte: Le Figaro]

INFOGRAPHIE – Plusieurs villes du monde ont connu ce type de pénurie lors de ces derniers mois ou de ces dernières années. Il paralyse généralement les activités humaines, de l’agriculture à l’industrie.

À Chennai (ex-Madras), le prix du litre d’eau a flambé […]

Internacional

Réchauffement climatique: «Le pire reste à venir si l’on ne change pas nos habitudes»

[Fonte: Le Figaro]
Il est avéré en France que, depuis les 30 dernières années, les vendanges (ici à Rivesaltes, mercredi) ont lieu en moyenne 10 jours plus tôt. RAYMOND ROIG/AFP
INTERVIEW – Marc Dufumier est agronome et enseignant-chercheur français. […]

Internacional

Où planter des arbres? Des chercheurs évaluent les terres disponibles à 900 millions d’hectares

[Fonte: Le Figaro]

900 millions d’hectares. Pour la première fois des scientifiques ont identifié les terres non utilisées par l’agriculture où l’on peut planter des forêts

Il faut planter des arbres. Une recommandation qui prend parfois l’allure d’une injonction dans les débats sur le réchauffement climatique. […]

Comunicados

Which CAP for the European Union in the 21st century?

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
Common Agricultural Policy
Which CAP for the European Union in the 21st century?
The Common Agricultural Policy was founded to respond to the challenge of food sovereigntyin Europe, on the basis of the fact that a pooling of financial means and the definition of common political guidelines are more effective than the sum of potentially divergent national initiatives. […]

Internacional

Neonicotinoids use and honey bees

[Fonte: Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority]

The issue

There have been scientific studies published that suggest a link between the use of neonicotinoids and the declining health of honey bees in some regions.

Unlike in other countries, and because of our unique ecosystem, […]

Comunicados

6 safety-cones to secure a more efficient and truly common CAP

[Fonte: Farm Europe]
CAP reform  
In view of the Commission’s proposal,
6 safety-cones
to secure a more efficient and truly common CAP
A CAP reform proposed by Commissioner Hogan centered on a new governance that confuses flexibilities and renationalization…
The reform proposal presented by the Commission on the 1stof June 2018 is above all a proposal for an administrative reformof the CAP. […]