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by Jane Powell on 17 May, 2018 in Food Systems One of the positive aspects of Britain’s departure from the EU is that it has sparked off a debate on the future of UK farming, requiring us to question fundamental assumptions. Should we see food as a commodity for...read more
“No tree, No bee, No honey, No money” – Creating a sustainable supply chain of organic honey in Ethiopia The United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a resolution declaring 20 May as World Bee Day. Bees and other pollinators are vital to the global food...read more
But not everyone is on board. Read the full article HERE John Vidal Journalist and...read more
Threat is not a possible future one but one endangering Australia now, parliament told. Climate change is a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia, a Senate inquiry has told parliament, one that could inflame regional conflicts over food, water...read more
Study on rats said to show that the chemical, found in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, poses ‘a significant public health concern’ READ THE FULL ARTICLE from THE GUARDIAN...read more
After seeing parents fall ill from cancer or die, many farmers are switching to organics to protect themselves and their children. BY KEN ROSEBORO | FARMING, HEALTH, Pesticides 05.11.18 READ the full Article...read more
“The new economy is not about rejecting the old. It is about addressing the unintended consequences. It is about the ephemeral nature of things, and our responsibility to improve what’s been handed to us.” Written by Danny Almagor Read the FULL ARTICLE from DUMBO...read more
'Leading Change, Organically' is our mission statement and the title of our 2017 Annual Report - but we can only achieve it together with people like you. In the report, you'll find our highlights from 2017, including: The Organic World Congress in India Legitimizing...read more
You might have heard the term ‘blockchain’ thrown about. But what is it? How does it work? And what does it all mean for agriculture?read more
The collaborative economy is bringing a growing interest in the co-operative model, says the European Parliament.
The parliament’s European agenda for the collaborative economy points finds that entrepreneurs are becoming more aware of the benefits of the model.
And it argues that, if the collaborative economy is developed in a responsible manner, it could help create new opportunities for citizens, consumers and workers.read more