Our weekly Twitter round up of great content from our kindred network: a Friday treat for your weekend reading pleasure. Enjoy what we’ve found for you on twitter.
Researchers make recommendations on how to improve EU-level policies to create a healthy food environment having assessed existing EU policy initiatives as relatively weak. Goes well beyond what is proposed in F2F Strategy on food policy https://t.co/L53vlKmv4Z
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) March 24, 2021
New! "CAP must increase support for extensive grazing". We have now published our comprehensive report from @GrazeLife project, summarizing inputs from >60 farmers, land-users & experts in 8 countries on how EU policies affect grazing systems.https://t.co/g5lH2rV6fo
Key issues: pic.twitter.com/drGyFaWd7n
— Guy Pe'er (@GuyPeer3) March 25, 2021
I'm thrilled that our "Climate Solutions 101" course is now on-line! It's free, full of amazing videos and conversations, along with graphics, slides, and readings for you to use as you like!
Please share with your networks!https://t.co/luRO1KnQTT
— Dr. Jonathan Foley (@GlobalEcoGuy) March 25, 2021
The amount of carbon the soil is able to store decreases when the biomass of plants increases in response to rising carbon dioxide levels, according to an analysis in Nature. https://t.co/bGrJot5Icq pic.twitter.com/HfeH7ypkis
— Nature (@nature) March 24, 2021
We try to work out a compromise in the CAP negotiations on the definition of an active farmer. The problem is that EU’s agriculture is very diverse, different sizes, types and forms of farms, different expectations and interests. But we try. /1#CAPtrilogue pic.twitter.com/iLHs4PLtze
— Janusz Wojciechowski (@jwojc) March 28, 2021
Portuguese farming minister @MariaCeuAntunes said it was "a good day for European agriculture," while Commissioner @jwojc hopes the same constructive spirit will preside over the remaining process.
👇Here's a wrap up from Friday's CAP "super trilogue"https://t.co/id3TmstbTq
— Gerardo Fortuna (@gerardofortuna) March 29, 2021
Discover what is a Let's Liberate Diversity! forum https://t.co/JWK3TCYn1g
— European Coordination Let's Liberate Diversity! (@ECLLD) March 29, 2021
💡Interested in the socio-economic impact of #digitalisation in rural Europe?
Visit Rural Digital Europe!
On our dashboard, you can find publications, data, projects & software to assess the effects of digital technologies in rural Europe🇪🇺🏡 pic.twitter.com/oCK4Rcw94E
— DESIRA_H2020 (@DesiraH2020) March 29, 2021
— Louise Manning (@foodsafetyljm) March 30, 2021
NEW 📰 IPES-Food & @ETC_Group launch the #LongFoodMovement report | What would 2045 look like if it's still "agribusiness-as-usual"? Or can civil society & social movements prevail for healthy, equitable & sustainable #foodsystems? 🌍
— IPES-Food (@IPESfood) March 30, 2021
"Small farms tend to be more productive and biodiverse than large ones, and are roughly as profitable and resource-efficient" https://t.co/rQiesWsP8x
— Natasha Foote (@NatashaFoote) March 31, 2021
— Tom Philpott (@tomphilpott) March 30, 2021