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.
New report from @IEEP_eu puts forward ideas for inclusion in the forthcoming EU legislation on sustainable food systems, including the knotty problem of how to leverage MS action in areas where they have competence, e.g. influencing food consumption https://t.co/QftFffrF7m
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) October 31, 2021
New research shows nitrogen fertilisers made from fossil fuels are an ecological disaster, responsible for around a quarter of all #GHG from agriculture. A global phase-out is urgently required! @GRAIN_org @Greenpeace @IATP https://t.co/Eb3YtRTEl6 #COP26Glasgow @futureoffoodorg
— Shefali Sharma (@IATPEurope) November 1, 2021
💥"Organic farming is a good narrative, but [for Africa] it remains more theoretical than practical".
▶️African farmers need equal access to EU market
▶️To capitalise on this opportunity requires support
▶️Strengthening of skills & food chain governancehttps://t.co/J145kK37NO
— Karlheinz Knickel (@khknickel) November 1, 2021
Possible pathway/round up of options to kick start a transition for Irish agricultural, specifically ruminants (meat/dairy) #letsdiscuss The idea is "Farming within the natural limits" of your farm (limits may imply some negative connotations but that's not the case) Thread 1/
— Sinead Moran (@morsinead) November 3, 2021
Ok, to start today’s Twitter storm. The family farm is a colonial construct. The use of land should be decided democratically for the benefit of all.
— Brown Envelope Seeds (@MadsMcKeever) November 4, 2021
The nitrogen fertilizer shortage is getting so bad that farmers won’t be able to get what they need for fields in the near future, CF Industries executives say https://t.co/84k9Ywk681
— Bloomberg (@business) November 4, 2021