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Soil obligated

Brandenburg’s farmers are suffering from the drought. Investor Benedikt Bösel seeks solutions with sustainable farming methods By Christoph M. Kluge Benedikt Bösel walks across his field in Mark Brandenburg. The tall man’s quick stride reveals that he is in a

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Consume regionally!

How food production from the countryside helps everyone is described this time by Jochen Fritz in our series Our way of eating causes 40 percent of the global climate change. This has to change, and fast! We need a radical

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Our little farm

Two Berliners move to the countryside as organic farmers. There they grow fruit and vegetables vegan – completely without chemicals. By Christoph M. Kluge Anne Kaulfuß carefully pulls the net aside. The first plants have already poked their heads out

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Arable plants from the laboratory

The EU Commission wants to make it easier to approve new techniques such as the Crispr/cas gene scissors. Environmentalists are appalled Berlin – The new techniques are already in use in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Australia, and now

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Global nutrition

In a guest article in the Tagesspiegel, Bayer CEO Liam Condon subscribes possible solutions that will secure the global food supply and make it resistant to crises like Covid-19. This includes for example continuous investment in agricultural science and research.

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Food Security: Covid-19 remains an acute threat

Covid-19 remains an acute threat to global food security. Dr. Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) warned in the “World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020”: “For countries that depend on agriculture, the

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EU Green Deal: opportunities and criticism

The Corona pandemic has shown how resilient Europe’s food system is, said Janusz Wojciechowski, EU Agriculture Commissioner. There were no problems producing food during the crisis. The difficulties were much more in transporting and distributing them across borders during the

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