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21.11.2018
System Overhaul: Making Food Sustainable

The IPES-Food co-chair discusses CAP reform, agroecology, and how only an overhaul of the food system will make it sustainable.

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20.11.2018
Agriculture 3.0 or (Smart) Agroecology?

Many EU policy-makers see precision agriculture as the answer to the question of food sustainability, but agroecology offers a genuinely sustainable solution already at hand.

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07.06.2018
Have Your CAP and Eat It

An interview with Green MEP Thomas Waitz on the EU’s post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and on the way forward to a food system that works for consumers, farmers, and the planet.

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01.03.2013
Organic Farming and Agricultural Movements in Spain

Against the backdrop of Spain’s desperate economic situation, the organic industry is one source of positive news. However despite its potential, significant barriers to its development remain.

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01.03.2013
Brussels and Wallonia: Green Pioneer Projects in Sustainable Food Systems

Ideological innovation and perseverance can give birth to concrete actions contributing to the Green transformation of agriculture and food systems, despite a difficult political and institutional environment. This is currently experienced by the Belgian Greens of Ecolo in the regional governments of Wallonia and Brussels.

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01.03.2013
Getting a Taste for It

In the Netherlands, one organisation is making a breakthrough in encouraging a better relationship between people and food. The secret – start young. An interview with Esther Boukema by Erica Meijers.

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01.03.2013
Greens and Farmers: the New Alliance

The Greens want to change the trajectory of the CAP to make European agriculture “greener” as this is the only way in which it will have a future. An urgent and long-term project against the conservative agribusiness model, and one which should be developed in cooperation with the first people affected: the farmers. Interview with José Bové, Greens/EFA MEP.

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01.03.2013
France: Epicentre of the ‘Malbouffe’ Crisis

The changes to agriculture in post-war France have had a devastating impact on the environment and on public health. Such changes were the product of international trade agreements and big agri-business, meaning solutions are unlikely to come from the top down. It must be local and small produces that come to the rescue.

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