About: farm policy

People under a faidherbia fertilizer tree in Tigray, Ethiopia. [Chris Armitage]

Agroforestry is crucial to the food production challenge

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just published the world’s most comprehensive study in seven years of the impact climate change has (and will have) on the world’s natural environment. Diversified farming, including agroforestry, may help mitigate the effects and food production, writes Patrick Worms.
Agrifood 22-03-2012

Europe needs to nurture a new generation of farmers

The Common Agricultural Policy's reform needs to be decoupled from strict, technical standards that will be unappealing to younger generations if we are to have a sustainable farm policy, writes Staffan Nilsson.

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