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FFA Online Live Event: Opening Remarks – Janez Potočnik

On Jun 16, 2020
@JanezPotocnik22 shared
RT @ForumForAg: "Protecting the #climate and global #biodiversity from ourselves is a marathon. We must use this extraordinary moment of #crisis to define the next decades." @JanezPotocnik22, Chair #FFA, Chairman @RISE_Fnd Read the opening speech of the Regional FFA at https://t.co/itnQd9eJ8i https://t.co/zNhrRR07I1
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Prefer to watch the live presentation? Click here to watch all the sessions from FFA2020 Regional Online Live on video. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us today. Strange days, to put it mildly. And Catherine, thank you for joining me here in Brussels studio. ...

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On Jun 16, 2020
@JanezPotocnik22 shared
RT @ForumForAg: "Protecting the #climate and global #biodiversity from ourselves is a marathon. We must use this extraordinary moment of #crisis to define the next decades." @JanezPotocnik22, Chair #FFA, Chairman @RISE_Fnd Read the opening speech of the Regional FFA at https://t.co/itnQd9eJ8i https://t.co/zNhrRR07I1
Open

FFA Online Live Event: Opening Remarks – Janez Potočnik

FFA Online Live Event: Opening Remarks – Janez Potočnik

Prefer to watch the live presentation? Click here to watch all the sessions from FFA2020 Regional Online Live on video. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us today. Strange days, ...

Guest Commentary - A European perspective on the journey to a regenerative agriculture system…

Guest Commentary - A European perspective on the journey to a regenerative agriculture system…

Regenerative farming practices can lead to improved soil health and farm productivity and profitability, boosting crop quality and yields, improving the resilience of farms to extreme ...

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10 May is EU Overshoot Day - How to reduce the EU’s Ecological Footprint? - report on a meeting on 7 May in Brussels

10 May is EU Overshoot Day - How to reduce the EU’s Ecological Footprint? - report on a meeting on 7 May in Brussels

(Brussels, 9 May) WWF and The Global Footprint Network pre-launched their report EU Overshoot Day ‘Living beyond nature’s limits’ in Brussels on Tuesday. Ester Asin, Director of the WWF EU ...

FFA2019 post-event blog 1:

FFA2019 post-event blog 1:

Janez Potočnik, the Chair FFA2019 and Chairman of the RISE Foundation, opened the daylong proceedings by apologising for telling last year’s participants: “We are sleepwalking into a ...

AGRICULTURE 3.0 OR (SMART) AGROECOLOGY?

AGRICULTURE 3.0 OR (SMART) AGROECOLOGY?

Smart farming/precision agriculture, is a modern farming management concept using digital techniques to monitor and optimise agricultural production!

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Sparing or sharing?

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Public action and ‘fundamental social change’ needed to reverse biodiversity decline

Public action and ‘fundamental social change’ needed to reverse biodiversity decline

Getting the general public to monitor local plants and animals could help paint a clearer picture of the global biodiversity crisis, but fundamental social change is needed if we are to ...

Farmers association and NGOs at odds over postponement of new EU food policy

Farmers association and NGOs at odds over postponement of new EU food policy

Farmers association COPA-COGECA has backed the further postponement and debut of the Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy, due to mounting pressures faced by farmers over the COVID-19 outbreak, but ...

Agribusiness drives severe decline of essential insects

Agribusiness drives severe decline of essential insects

Four million tonnes of poison a year, most produced by four agribusiness giants, are killing essential insects everywhere. One-third of species face extinction.

40 Organisations Demand April Publication for Farm to Fork, Biodiversity Strategies

40 Organisations Demand April Publication for Farm to Fork, Biodiversity Strategies

39 civil society organisations, including ARC2020, have come together to demand that the EU's Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies remain on schedule for April publication. 39 civil ...

Loss of EU protections could imperil UK hedgehogs, report says

Loss of EU protections could imperil UK hedgehogs, report says

New rules do not contain same level of safeguards as under common agricultural policy