Issued by the Publications Office of the EU: Guidance to Member States in improving the contribution of land-use, forestry and agriculture to enhance climate, energy and environment ambition.
Rural resilience: a collective adventure
A report on socio-ecological transitions concludes: “It’s a long road to building a new way of imagining life in the countryside.” “None of us can do it alone.”
ECA report: securing agricultural product supply chains during COVID-19
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) published a special report assessing the EU response to the Covid 19 crisis with regards to the agricultural products supply chain, which is available online together with the response of the European Commission
Radicchio: a success story of culinary breeding
The Culinary Breeding Network organizes activities to inspire connection and collaboration throughout the food system, in order to improve plant breeding for organic farming. Among these activities was a trip to Italy, visiting the places where radicchio – the most famous form of plant Chicorium intybus – originates from.
IPES-Food briefing on increasing concentration of corporate power in the food system
“Who is tipping the scale” is the lastes briefing note publicated by the International Panel of Expert on Sustainable Food System (IPES-Food). It investigates the growing influence of corporations on the governance of food systems, and presents options for how to counter it
M.Pimbert – Transforming food and agriculture
In this paper, Pimbert compares and contrasts the mainstream and agroecological approaches to the transformation of food systems.
The Gaia Foundation Seed Sovereignty Programme published a video looking at Irish growers who, amongst the chaos of Brexit and climate change, are chasing security and hope for the future by returning to growing and saving seed. Seeds and people have shaped each other...
Pesticide Atlas 2022
Pesticides are toxic and have multiple and complex impacts on the environment and our lives: these are analysed in some detail in the Pesticide Atlas 2022, a joint publication by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Friends of the Earth Europe, Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz, and PAN Europe. Available in both English and German.
Press Release: Launch of the European Network of Agroecological Food Systems
The European Network for Agroecological Food Systems (ENAF) is the outcome of Horizon 2020 project Agroecology for Europe (AE4EU). It was launched at the end of January 2023 with the objective to connect and complement the work of existing networks in Europe. ENAF is actively looking for co-founders, participants and friends.