Precision farming

Agrifood 16-10-2019

Biotechnology: Europe’s next ‘hot potato’

The discussion over the future of biotechnology in Europe heated up after the EU Court ruled in July last year that gene editing should, in principle, fall under the GMO Directive. We focus on the future of biotechnology in Europe, the regulatory framework of the so-called new plant-breeding techniques, as well as GMOs.
Agrifood 18-06-2019

The future of EU agriculture innovation

The next European Parliament and Commission will have to deal with a number of important issues related to the future of the European agricultural sector.
Agrifood 23-04-2019

The bioeconomy in the post-2020 CAP

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Over 18 million people across the EU were employed in the bioeconomy in 2015 – mainly in the agriculture, food and beverage sectors, according to the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.
Agrifood 05-03-2019

Is there room for women farmers in the CAP?

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Lawmakers in the European Parliament believe that women have a key role to play in helping to revive rural areas. However, discrimination against women in the farming sector is still widespread.
Agrifood 11-02-2019

Young people and women in EU farming

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The EU farming sector is faced with an ageing population. In 2016 only 11% of farm managers in the EU were young farmers under the age of 40 years, according to Eurostat.
Agrifood 20-03-2017

EU farming getting smarter

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The European Union is exploring ways of helping its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) enter the digital era after 2020.

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