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swine fever

In Puerto Rico, USDA holds the line on African swine fever

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, explains here how in Puerto Rico, they hold the line on African swine fever (ASF)
industrial animal farming

Why protecting humans, means protecting animals too

Philip Lymbery, Global CEO of Compassion in World Farming International, explains why protecting humans, means protecting animals too
food system sustainability

Understanding the different roads to food system sustainability

Executive Director, U.S. Sustainability Alliance navigates the task of global food production sustainability, illustrating there is more than one approach.
farming productivity

£27 million investment for farming productivity equipment

An investment for £27 million will go to productivity-boosting equipment in the farming industry, helping the UK farm more sustainably and move toward net zero strategies.
factory farming

Factory farming, zoonotic disease and the risk of pandemics

Compassion in World Farming Research Manager dissects some of the dangers of the factory farming industry, discussing the spread of zoonotic diseases.
flood mapping tool, agricultural planning

Flood-mapping tool could change how agricultural planning works

A new flood-mapping tool, containing data from 1985 to now, could be what people need for agricultural planning that protects food security.
ensuring food security, rice crop

Rice crop: A vital cog in ensuring food security

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, argues that the rice crop is a vital cog in ensuring food security
agroforestry and mixed farming

Can agroforestry and mixed farming deliver sustainable and resilient landscape management?

Can agroforestry and mixed farming systems provide whole ecosystem approaches to sustainable and resilient landscape management? Dr Sara Burbi, Assistant Professor at Coventry University explores.
feeding the world

Providing Food: The answer lies in the soil

David Green, Executive Director, The U.S. Sustainability Alliance, explains how the soil holds the answer to feeding the world.
banana xanthomonas wilt

Controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa

Experts Leena Tripathi, Jaindra Nath Tripathi and Richard Goodman, provide a compelling analysis of controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa.
shellfish

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.

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