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Agriculture/France : copier la nature pour plus de rendement

Agriculture/France : copier la nature pour plus de rendement | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

"la Ferme biologique du Bec Hellouin, en Haute-Normandie, teste avec l'Inra la performance économique de la permaculture..."

 

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EU summit to debate multi-billion carbon quota 'transfer' system

EU summit to debate multi-billion carbon quota 'transfer' system | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: European leaders meeting later this week for an EU summit on energy and climate change will discuss proposals allowing energy-rich nations like France and Germany to transfer 10% of CO2 emissions quotas to member states such as Poland,...
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Le Congrès de la COPA-COGECA met en avant le renouvellement des exploitations familiales en Europe

Le Congrès de la COPA-COGECA met en avant le renouvellement des exploitations familiales en Europe | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Le 7 octobre 2014 s’est tenu à Bruxelles le Congrès des agriculteurs européens 2014, à l’issue duquel le Copa-Cogeca, a adopté une déclaration qui souligne, chiffres à l’appui, "les nombreux bénéfices apportés par les exploitations familiales et...
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Malta: rise in final agriculture production

Malta: rise in final agriculture production | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Final agricultural production in Malta last year increased by 1.2 per cent to 140,310 tonnes, according to the National Statistics Office.
In a statement published on the occasion of World Food Day, being celebrated tomorrow, the NSO said final agricultural production in 2013 was 1.2 per cent...
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Spain: Andalusia has over 800,000 hectares of organic crops

Spain: Andalusia has over 800,000 hectares of organic crops | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The General Director for Quality, Agro-Food Industry and Organic Production of the Government of Andalusia, Ana Romero, stressed that the organic farming sector continues to consolidate in Andalusia, with 806,726 hectares of land devoted to these crops, representing 54% of Spain's total, and 9,931 operators, including producers, processors and importers. The organic industry has generated more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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Croatian Olive Growers Face a Disappointing Harvest

Croatian Olive Growers Face a Disappointing Harvest | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The olive harvest has started earlier than usual in the Croatian olive-growing regions of Istria and Dalmatia, bringing disappointing yields.
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Egypt initiates plan to ensure food security - Al-Monitor

Egypt initiates plan to ensure food security - Al-Monitor | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Egypt plans to cultivate 4 million acres of strategic crops for its large population, but water scarcity and a lack of funds raise doubts about its feasibility.
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8Cooking Congress Prompts Chefs to Explore Ancient Mediterranean Cuisine

8Cooking Congress Prompts Chefs to Explore Ancient Mediterranean Cuisine | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The first Mediterranean Cooking Congress offered chefs from eight Mediterranean nations the opportunity to explore the roots of their cooking heritage.
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Turkey: Food chain, understanding crisis in self-sufficiency

Turkey: Food chain, understanding crisis in self-sufficiency | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Farming and fishing in Eastern Turkey are in crisis: people are shunning rural occupations and leaving for the cities, with the surging number of migrants fuelling political unrest.
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FAO: 16 octobre 2014, Journée mondiale de l'alimentation

FAO: 16 octobre 2014, Journée mondiale de l'alimentation | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

L'ONU célèbre la Journée mondiale de l'alimentation alors que le nombre d'affamés dans le monde a cessé de baisser au cours de la décennie écoulée.  

CIHEAM's insight:

870 millions d'affamés, 1,5 milliard de mal nourris

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CIHEAM's comment, October 16, 9:48 AM
Site officiel de la journée mondiale de l'alimentation, "Agriculture familiale: Nourrir le monde, préserver la planète" http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/home/fr/
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Syria-Lebanon: produce wine in ferment of war

Syria-Lebanon: produce wine in ferment of war | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
BEIRUT (AP) — In his high-rise office in Beirut, Sandro Saade carefully chews a merlot grape from a vineyard hundreds of miles away in war-ravaged Syria, trying to determine if it is ripe enough to order the start of the…
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CIHEAM's comment, October 16, 5:45 AM
RFI (Reportage International): "L’exploitation du vignoble de Bargylus, un défi pour les frères Saadé" http://www.rfi.fr/emission/20141006-exploitation-vignoble-bargylus-defi-freres-saade/
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Grèce, l'embargo russe frappe les producteurs de fruits

Grèce, l'embargo russe frappe les producteurs de fruits | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
GRECE. L'embargo russe sur les produits européens commence à peser cruellement dans les comptes des producteurs grecs de fruits. Un embargo à sens unique puisque les produits russes arrivent san...
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France: Les débuts hésitants du mécénat forestier

France: Les débuts hésitants du mécénat forestier | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La disposition est passée relativement inaperçue. Sauf de Stéphane Vieban, directeur général d'Alliance Forêts Bois, intéressé au premier...
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Le Maroc expose son savoir-faire agricole en Côte d’Ivoire

L'expérience marocaine en matière de développement agricole, notamment à travers le Plan Maroc vert (PMV) et la mise en application d'un système efficient de financement de ce secteur...

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La planète n'avait pas connu un mois de septembre aussi chaud depuis... 134 ans

La planète n'avait pas connu un mois de septembre aussi chaud depuis... 134 ans | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Septembre 2014 a été le mois de septembre le plus chaud du monde sur terre et à la surface des océans depuis le début des relevés de température en 1880. «C'est également le 38e mois de septembre consécutif durant lequel la température...
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A guardian of Greek food traditions

A guardian of Greek food traditions | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
CIHEAM's insight:

We meet at the office in the Hellenic Folklore Research Center, a part of the Academy of Athens, where she served as director for 40 years. Aikaterini Kamilaki-Polymerou’s specialist field is Greek nutrition, its history, recipes and cooking techniques, and she is an authority on the subject today.

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Le Mondial de l'alimentation à Paris prépare les assiettes de demain

La planète food est en place: Brésil, Turquie ou Corée du Sud ont pris leurs marques aux côtés des poids lourds européens ou américains pour...
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Tunisia: seminar on Family Farming in Mediterranean November 6-7

Tunisia: seminar on Family Farming in Mediterranean November 6-7 | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
"Family Farming in the Mediterranean: Myths and Realities" will be the theme of a seminar to be held in
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Egypt: Price rises to kill fertiliser black market

Egypt: Price rises to kill fertiliser black market | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Minister of Agriculture Adel El-Beltagy described the recent governmental decision to increase the price of fertilisers to EGP 2,000 per tonne will tackle the black market.
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MONDE: 1,3 milliard de tonnes de nourriture gaspillée chaque année

MONDE: 1,3 milliard de tonnes de nourriture gaspillée chaque année | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Pour la deuxième année consécutive, le ministre de l'agriculture organise ce jeudi une journée nationale de lutte contre le gaspillage alimentaire.
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Mediterranean Food With Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Reduce Obesity and Diabetes Risk

Mediterranean Food With Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Reduce Obesity and Diabetes Risk | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The study was conducted by the medical researchers from Spain who wanted to study the metabolic effects of the Mediterranean diet
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WORLD: Coordination between industry sectors key to easing water scarcity

WORLD: Coordination between industry sectors key to easing water scarcity | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Manufacturing, agriculture and energy sectors are going to have to coordinate their water use much more efficiently if water scarcity is to be avoided, say experts.
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GREECE: Agricultural exports could grow to 10 bln euros per year

GREECE: Agricultural exports could grow to 10 bln euros per year | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Kathimerini Agricultural exports could grow to 10 bln euros per year Kathimerini The Greek farming sector would be able to raise the value of its exports from the 4 billion euros a year it stands at today to 10 billion euros if it adjusts...
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Italy-Tunisia: objectives of Agromed Quality achieved

Italy-Tunisia: objectives of Agromed Quality achieved | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A technological platform for Sicilian and Tunisian operators, studies on the economic, productive and legislative contexts of the areas concerned and training courses for agriculture operators in Tunisia and Italy on the quality of the food and beverage industry are some of the results achieved by 'Agromed Quality' recently illustrated at a conference in Tunis wrapping up the Enpi project.

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