Recording of the workshop on Blockchain application in the Agrifood sector, organised by EUBOF, DG CNECT and DG AGRI on the 23rd of November 2020
The world’s largest grains and oilseeds companies, American giants Bunge and Cargill, have joined together to create the joint venture Covantis, which will use blockchain technology in the agricultural sector in Brazil.
The unprecedented project foresees the exchange of information between all members of Covantis, which also includes the participation of other agribusiness giants such as the French Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), the Chinese […]
Sustainable food production is a necessity and Norway is working hard to do its share. Read more about sustainable agriculture and food production technology here.
Sustainable food production is a pressing concern. According to a UN report, in 2017, one in nine people in the world went to bed hungry, while one in three suffered from malnutrition. […]
World Environment Day 2020: Healthy ecosystems are fundamental for preventing global diseases and ensuring food security
A better understanding of the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in addressing diseases and other threats to people’s lives, health, and livelihoods will enable us to overcome the COVID-19 challenges and prevent the re-emergence of such devastating outbreaks in the future. This was the key take-away from the virtual celebration of World Environment Day 2020, organized […]
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The way we buy and sell food should be reviewed after the coronavirus crisis, an academic has said.
Dr Ludivine Petetin, from Cardiff University, said changes in global markets could lead to a worldwide food shortage in the coming months.
Last week, the Farmers Union of Wales said there was an “urgent need to safeguard domestic food […]
Online workshop on data sharing in agriculture discussing new data-driven business models concepts for agriculture.
About this Event
The workshop will address the current framework for data sharing in the European agri-food sector by focusing on the “EU code of conduct on agricultural data sharing by contractual agreement”, which reflects the agreement of the main stakeholders on […]
Allowing red meat to remain integral within a balanced human diet, delivering carbon neutral beef and lamb by 2025
Over the last couple of years, consuming livestock products have been to the fore in many media outlets, and rarely for the right reasons. Ruminant production has been particularly singled out. Farmers producing beef, lamb and milk have been made to feel Pariahs within their own Communities.
Yet, Ruminants do something us humans cannot do, they […]
Dans une interview à La France Agricole, le ministre de l’Agriculture, Didier Guillaume, livre sa vision du secteur agricole après la crise du Covid-19, détaille les mesures mises en place et aborde des dossiers tels que la Pac, l’agroécologie, la compétitivité, l’agribashing, les phytos, le foncier, la gestion des risques, les retraites ou le renouvellement […]
A CRISE ALIMENTAIRE EST IMMINENTE, car à la détérioration continue des sols s’ajoute le blocage des circuits internationaux de transport sur lesquels repose le système alimentaire mondial. Nous ne sommes pas mieux préparés à cette échéance qu’à l’actuelle crise sanitaire. Or ces épidémies et ces crises alimentaires seront rendues plus fréquentes par l’état écologique et économique du monde.