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Why shellfish has a low environmental impact

Barry Crackett, Product Designer at Brushtec, takes us through a few of the ways shellfish can lower your carbon footprint.
EU Code of Conduct

Commission launches EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices

The European Commission has officially launched the EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices, under its Farm to Fork Strategy.
integrated pest management, IPMWORKS

Integrated Pest Management: Reducing pesticide use in European farms

Coordinators of IPMWORKS, Nicolas Munier-Jolain, and IPM Decisions, Neil Paveley, illustrate how integrated pest management acts as a pathway for European farmers to reduce pesticide inputs and improve production systems.
sustainable food, us sustainability

Sustainable food: A common goal but how to get there?

David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, comments on sustainable food - It’s a common goal but how do we get there?
future-fit world, UN

Food & nutrition: Imagining a future-fit world

Jyotsna Puri (Jo) PhD, Director of the Environment, Climate Gender, Youth, Nutrition and Social Inclusion Division at UN International Fund for Agricultural Development, imagines a future-fit world when it comes to food and nutrition.
tiny grain

Rice: Tiny grain, global phenomenon

Asiha Grigsby, Director, International Promotion Western Hemisphere at USA Rice, enlightens us on rice, which can be described as a tiny grain, yet a global phenomenon.
techniques of genetic modification

COVID-19 vaccines & genetic modification

Graham Brookes, Agricultural Economist with PG Economics, UK, charts how the development and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, derived using techniques of genetic modification, highlight ideological inconsistency and hypocrisy.
impacts of pesticides

Tackling the impacts of pesticides on human, animal and environmental health

Jane Mills, University of Gloucestershire, tells us about the SPRINT project’s aim to tackle the impacts of pesticides on human, animal and environmental health.
pig farming

SWINOSTICS: Field-diagnostics in pig farming

Here, R&D Director Alessandro Giusti details the work of the Horizon 2020 funded SWINOSTICS project to tackle viruses causing epidemics in pig farming.
innovate agriculture

Supporting EU Member States to innovate agriculture

Here, Open Access Government discusses how the European Commission is supporting its Member States in creating a sustainable and resilient agricultural sector.
apivectoring

How is apivectoring innovating agricultural systems?

Charlotte Coates, Peter G. Kevan & Saira Espinosa from the University of Guelph, explore how apivectoring is innovating agricultural systems with its method of precision biological control.
gene-edited crops

Gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0

David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, argues that gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0.
Sustainable food production

Sustainable food production is not just about circular production models

Bengt Fellbe, Program Leader, SSEC, Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration, explains how sustainable food production is not just about circular production models, there are more important links in the food system.
climate change policy, green deal

Planning with climate change: Combining climate mitigation and adaptation decisions

AXIS Research Programme Coordinator Rolf von Kuhlmann explains why connecting scientific disciplines with society is crucial for climate change policy.
cloud seedling, rain

How is cloud seeding implemented?

Here, Droplet Measurement Technologies LLC Chief Scientist Darrel Baumgardner examines traditional approaches and methodologies to cloud seeding, which aims to enhance or suppress precipitation and launder the air below clouds to remove pollutants.
Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork: More sustainable & healthier food

Claire Bury, Deputy Director-General for Health and Food Safety at the European Commission, walks us through the Farm to Fork strategy that concerns a transition to more sustainable & healthier food.
controversial agricultural reforms, modi

Indian farmers continue to protest controversial agricultural reforms 

Prime Minister Modi cut the internet in many districts where Indian farmers continue to protest agricultural reforms, which would enable corporate takeovers of small farms while lowering crop value.
bovine tuberculosis

Treating bovine tuberculosis (bTB) with artificial intelligence

Craig Rhodes, EMEA Industry Lead for Artificial Intelligence Healthcare and Life Science at NVIDIA, explores how bovine tuberculosis (bTB) can be monitored and treated more effectively and efficiently using Artificial Intelligence (AI).
multinational land deals, food security

Research finds that multinational land deals harm local food security

A new study examines the agricultural impact of multinational land deals, which are found to be directly harmful to local food security and livelihoods.
Thai Hommali Rice

Can Thai Hommali Rice survive climate change?

A new strain of climate-ready Thai Hommali Rice (THM) is hoping to save the world winning rice from extinction due to extreme changes in climate.

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