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Switzerland | Illegal Seeds – Really?

“The seeds regulation is unconstitutional.” A thesis from the University of Geneva’s Faculty of Law demonstrates that the system that decides which plant varieties can be sold in Switzerland contradicts other objectives of agriculture under the Swiss constitution, such as safeguarding the environment, landscape and local economy. By Anton Vos. […]

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Suisse | Des semences hors la loi, vraiment?

«La rĂ©glementation sur les semences est anticonstitutionnelle.» Une thèse de la facultĂ© de droit de Genève dĂ©montre que le système qui dĂ©cide quelles variĂ©tĂ©s vĂ©gĂ©tales peuvent ĂŞtre commercialisĂ©es en Suisse contredit les autres objectifs constitutionnels de l’agriculture comme la prĂ©servation de l’environnement, du paysage et de l’économie locale. Par Anton Vos. […]

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Farm to Fork Strategy: Ambitious, Realistic Innovation Pathway for the European food System

Since the release of the Farm to Fork strategy, the Commission has faced a considerable amount of criticism, which generally cites the potential economic and food security impacts of F2F. Here IDDRI experts analyse the methodological limitations underlying this criticism and shows that a more systemic approach instead reinforce the relevance, coherence and realism of the Commission’s strategy. […]