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.
Roughly this is what it would look like! pic.twitter.com/YZ1h0nIJo7
— Flo Renou-Wilson (@flo_renouwilson) February 18, 2021
Commission publishes study on the CAP’s impact on the development of rural areas regarding socioeconomic aspects https://t.co/uaCATu5A58
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) February 18, 2021
Whenever I give a talk which mentioned agricultural emissions, I get asked about the prospect of seaweed supplements as silver bullet solution to methane.
Short thread on magic seaweed.
— Hannah Daly (@HannahEDaly) February 19, 2021
Toxic neonicotinoid Imidacloprid (BMK08) – banned for use in terrestrial agriculture in 2018 – "close to commercial launch" @WeAreBenchmark @FerdOwner @scotseafarms @ScotlandMowi @salmon_scottish @ScottishEPA @SSPOsays @vmdgovuk @ScotLINK @PAN_UK @scotgp https://t.co/fU81hKRWV3
— Don Staniford (@TheGAAIA) February 22, 2021
Did you know there are strict limits on the amount of vineyards that can be planted in the EU? 🍷🍇
France has won a battle in Brussels to extend these supply controls for the benefit of winegrowers until 2045. My report 🍾https://t.co/WR2zpXb4RA
— Eddy Wax (@EddyWax) February 23, 2021
EU is considering new plans to ban #plantbased dairy from:
– displaying allergen info
– being sold in cartons
– using images of their own products
– explaining the climate impact of food
— The Good Food Institute Europe (@GoodFoodEurope) February 22, 2021
Disruption or Déjà Vu? Digitalization, Land and Human Rights. This study shows how digital technologies cut off access to land https://t.co/AFCpMjvgJh
— Matteo Metta (@matteometta) February 22, 2021
Blog 38: Build resilience of the food system through decentralisation, digitalisation and diversification: Lessons from China’s response to COVID-19 https://t.co/b79XdokIxw via @NutritionConnect
— Matteo Metta (@matteometta) February 23, 2021
Youth, working age population, older adults: mountains will face important #DemographicChange in the coming decades. See the new forecasts and how to adapt, fight #YouthMigration, boost territorial attractiveness and address the needs of rural #seniors 👇https://t.co/gxcubsv1NH
— Euromontana (@Euromontana) February 24, 2021
Out of 17 recommendations EC considers that 🇪🇸 needs to improve effectiveness and distribution of direct support, water management, increase surface of organic farming, reduce use of pesticides and antibiotics. Important challenge is also depopulation and generational renewal.
— Janusz Wojciechowski (@jwojc) February 24, 2021
Natured-based solutions are key to the EU's recovery and #ClimateAdaptation efforts. 🌿
— IEEP (@IEEP_eu) February 24, 2021
For decades, farms in Europe have been getting bigger and more industrial, while small farmers are squeezed off the land. The time has come for a transformation of Europe’s food systems!
— TNI (@TNInstitute) February 24, 2021
NEW REPORT: #CAP funds are fuelling fraud, corruption & the rise of rich businessmen.
While the EU institutions negotiate the Common Agricultural Policy, evidence shows that EU agricultural funds are being misused while @EU_Commission turns a blind eye.
— Greens/EFA in the EU Parliament 🌍 (@GreensEFA) February 25, 2021
We have officially withdrawn from the Agri-Food 2030 Strategy Committee as of this morning.
The draft document it produced fails to protect our climate, biodiversity, and small farmers.
It is now up to the Government who can – and must – do better. pic.twitter.com/qj3ayQcez1
— Environmental Pillar (@Env_Pillar) February 25, 2021
Just sharing the link to my new article just out in Global Environmental Change – Explaining Growing Glyphosate Use: The Political Economy of Herbicide-Dependent Agriculture https://t.co/QqT0QAz0bt Free downloads for 50 days! pic.twitter.com/zhAXrHPkrn
— Jennifer Clapp (@JennClapp) February 25, 2021