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Agriculture
What are the effects of the use of bio-based mineral fertilise...
Press Release
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The latest study from University of Leon presents indications that bio-based fertilisers can be as effective as conventional options.
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Animal
Breaking free Europe’s animal welfare crises and the brighte...
Publication
May 16, 2024
eeb.org
Breaking free Europe’s animal welfare crises and the brighter future within reach
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Agriculture
Local is beautiful
Policy Recommendation
April 10, 2024
Yellow Window
Gender+ inclusive agricultural policies and civil society practices for and with small farmersAgriculture and rural areas are central to the European Green Deal. With the growing food crisis, environmentally sustainab...
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Agriculture
MRV4SOC: understanding soil organic carbon dynamics for a clim...
Press Release
March 21, 2024
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To reach climate-neutrality by 2050, everybody must contribute. The project MRV4SOC, funded by the European Union, is doing its part in this collective effort by tackling the issue of soil organic carbon monitoring, r...
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Agriculture
How Can Tradition and Innovation Walk Hand in Hand in the Agri...
Press Release
February 29, 2024
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Farming is often associated with something traditional, very far from smart solutions and cutting-edge technologies. But what if these antipodes walked hand in hand instead? GUARDIANS released a new video to describe ...
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Agriculture
EuroCommerce: Restricting access to the Single Market will not...
Policy Brief
February 7, 2024
eurocommerce.eu
EuroCommerce: Restricting access to the Single Market will not improve the situation for farmers
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Rural
European project revitalises rural areas with smart innovation...
Press Release
February 6, 2024
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The EU-funded project SMART ERA, worth €6.5 million, aims to revitalise rural areas using smart innovation packages to combat depopulation.
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Agriculture
Advancing Regenerative Agriculture in the EU and UK The import...
Policy Paper
November 8, 2023
eeb.org
Advancing Regenerative Agriculture in the EU and UK The importance of enabling policies
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Agriculture
Éric, the “punk gardener”. When humility and countercultu...
Press Release
January 10, 2024
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Observing instead of mowing. Questioning rather than executing. Eric is a “punk gardener”. He praises slowness and considers himself a guest in our natural environment. Because “the time has come to take a step ...
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Agriculture
Générations futures conteste la prolongation de l'approb...
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December 11, 2023
generations-futures.fr
Générations futures conteste la prolongation de l'approbation européenne de 5 pesticides
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Agriculture
The minority factor: empowering women in agriculture to boost ...
Press Release
October 19, 2023
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The role of women and other minorities in agriculture is critical in improving food security and eradicating poverty. However, it is often neither recognised nor properly remunerated. See how GPS-controlled goats, dig...
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Agriculture
Does participation in agri-environmental schemes increase eco-...
Research Paper
October 19, 2023
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Does participation in agri-environmental schemes increase eco-efficiency? Here is the answer.
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Agriculture
Making bird numbers count: Would Dutch farmers accept a result...
Press Release
October 12, 2023
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The paper investigates what agricultural production depends on, based on a hybrid scheme that might enhance farmers' acceptance of agri-environmental schemes.
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Agriculture
A conceptual framework for measuring transaction costs in agri...
Press Release
October 12, 2023
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An insight from the literature on the measurement of transaction costs related to agri-environmental schemes (AES) and the conceptual framework used for it.
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Animal
Stop Cruel Imports! Applying EU animal welfare standards to al...
Policy Recommendation
September 25, 2023
eurogroupforanimals.org
Stop Cruel Imports! Applying EU animal welfare standards to all products placed on the EU market
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Agriculture
Recovering nutrients to save the planet: the fertilizer challenge
Press Release
July 26, 2023
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Crucial for nature and agriculture, nutrients are key elements for fertilizers. Researchers are fighting climate change and soil pollution, by recovering them from bio-waste, but experts warn: “Science is not enough...
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Agriculture
Greening the agrifood system through the EU budget: can we rep...
Policy Brief
June 28, 2023
iddri.org
Greening the agrifood system through the EU budget: can we repurpose agricultural subsidies?
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Agriculture
GUARDIANS - Smart solutions to empower small- and medium- size...
Press Release
July 11, 2023
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On the 21-22 of June 2023, 22 partners from 9 European countries gathered in the region of Asturias, Spain, for the first meeting of the EU- funded project GUARDIANS. This project aims to empower small and medium-size...
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Agriculture
Agriculture in the era of the water challenge: how to survive ...
Press Release
June 7, 2023
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In Spain, drought is causing irreversible losses to over 3 million crops. Worldwide, water scarcity is expected to increase in more than 80 percent of croplands. From new irrigation systems to support funds, experts a...
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Agriculture
The link between context and scheme design in agri-environment...
Press Release
May 31, 2023
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In response to the urgent matters related to intensive farming, a successful example of agri-environmental collective scheme in the Netherlands uses a mechanism-based approach to investigate the potential of eco-syste...
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Rural
dRural Complex Services Call winners
Press Release
May 30, 2023
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The dRural Open Call for Services closed on 15 January, 2023. Now the project is ready to announce the winners of the Complex Services.
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Agriculture
Investigating the effects of agri-environment measures on Bava...
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April 27, 2023
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Agri-environmental schemes are common in the EU agricultural policy, but do they really help improve environmental and economic efficiency? This report analyzes the application of agri-environmental measures on Bava...
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Agriculture
Putting bio-based NPK fertilisers from waste streams into the ...
Press Release
March 16, 2023
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FERTIBERIA presented the B-Ferst project at the conference of the International Fertiliser Society.
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Agriculture
BECOME A RURAL GAME CHANGER: call for Mirror Region is now open
Press Release
March 7, 2023
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Get from €60,000 up to €120,000 to replicate the dRural platform in your region. Apply by 13 April 2023.
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Agriculture
Financing agriculture to destroy biodiversity: the subsidies p...
Press Release
February 27, 2023
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One out of four animal and plant species is threatened, and 1 million face extinction. The UN warns of a “biodiversity apocalypse,” but experts say: “We spend much more financing the destruction of nature, than ...
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Agriculture
Become a rural game-changer
Press Release
October 18, 2022
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Get from €5.000 up to €50.000 to provide your service in rural areas.
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Agriculture
Agro2Circular taking part in the 3rd University Congress on Ag...
Press Release
September 29, 2022
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On September 15 and 16, the 3rd University Congress on Agrifood Innovation and Sustainability (CUISA) took place in hybrid mode at the Higher Polytechnic School of Orihuela - Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Spa...
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Eurogroup for animals - general report 2022
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Agriculture
Agro2Circular at the national stakeholders meeting: communicat...
Press Release
June 29, 2022
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The dissemination of Agro2Circular strategies to boost the upcycling of the agri-food sector residues has begun in Murcia Region, Spain.
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Agriculture
dRural refines marketplace strategies at first in-person meeti...
Press Release
June 29, 2022
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We've just about set up 4 the regional marketplaces in the project's rural communities and they will soon go live.
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Agriculture
CEMA Business Barometer Public excerpt May 2022 - European agr...
Report
May 16, 2022
cema-agri.org
CEMA Business Barometer Public excerpt May 2022 - European agricultural machinery industry
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Agriculture
Recycling nutrients to save the Planet and avert a global food...
Press Release
May 23, 2022
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Plant nutrients are crucial for fertilizers, but the war in Ukraine is highlighting Europe's dependence on non-EU countries and the risk of a global food crisis. A circular approach is being tested to recover such key...
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Agriculture
Agro2Circular: a territorial circular systemic solution to upc...
Press Release
May 23, 2022
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The European Union is facing the challenge of building a future economy that is sustainable, low carbon, resource- efficient and competitive at the same time. It is crucial for the EU to foster a transition towards a ...
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Agriculture
Beyond deforestation: water use in global agricultural commodi...
Policy Brief
May 3, 2022
sei.org
Beyond deforestation: water use in global agricultural commodity supply chains
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Agriculture
A boom period has marked the European market for tillage imple...
Press Release
April 19, 2022
cema-agri.org
A boom period has marked the European market for tillage implements and equipment for sowing, fertilizing and crop protection over the past year
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Agriculture
The potential of market schemes in nitrogen trading
Press Release
April 28, 2022
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Nitrogen is vital to agriculture and, generally, to our lives, but its use comes at a price. The paper explores a ‘Smart Market’ approach as a possible means to limit its negative impact on the environment.
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Agriculture
Digitalising for repopulating: a virtual marketplace to revive...
Press Release
April 22, 2022
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The Covid pandemic planted the seeds of a new mindset and pushed lots of EU citizens to telecommute from rural areas. However, most of these still record a shrinking population and fewer opportunities than urban zones...
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Agriculture
Spatial Coordination Incentives for landscape-scale environmen...
Press Release
April 15, 2022
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Agri-environment schemes (AES) are incentive mechanisms that provide funding for farmers and land managers so that they adopt measures that help support biodiversity, preserve landscapes and improve quality of water.
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Agriculture
Revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Legislation - �...
Position Paper
March 28, 2022
eeb.org
Revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Legislation - “Reduce Use” Proposal (RUP)
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