TTIP agenda threatens good intentions for UK local food
Planning for local food supplying public procurement is something of a farce, Peter Crosskey points out, with TTIP in the background.
Ireland Improves Payments & Options for Organic Farmers
A laggard by EU standards, Ireland may, finally, start to catch up with the average organic acreage thanks to better supports
CETA – setting the precedent for TTIP?
Many observers have indicated that CETA serves as a trial run for the larger trade and investment deal between the EU and the US.
Tough Times for Eastern European migrant workers
How do western farms treat eastern labour? Appallingly, it seems.
Other recent updates
No real greening for the Emerald Isle as Ireland opts for everything but any significant
A cautionary tale on TTIP, Endocrine Disrupting pesticides and the precautionary principle.
Fellow Romanian Ramona Duminicioiu of Eco Ruralis assesses Ciolos as Commissioner
Our correspondent in Greece Myrto Pispini takes a closer look at this shocking case
Who pays for pesticide research and why? Peter Crosskey investigates.