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Global Soil Week in Berlin

27-31 October 2013 the 2nd “Global Soil Week” will bring together scientists, decision makers and activists from around the world on the topic of “losing ground”. Conservative estimates state that we are losing 24 billion tons of fertile soil each year. What does “losing ground” imply for …

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Syngenta sues EU Commission over bees

The world’s leading pesticide producer, Syngenta is taking legal action against the European Commission’s recent decision to suspend the use of thiamethoxam. According to the Basel-based agrochemical group, the decision was taken “on the basis of a flawed process, resulting in an inadequate and incomplete assessment …

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Sign up to stop food speculation

It looks like a retro computer game, but sign up for this game and add your voice to a protest against food speculation planned for Brussels on September 4. “It doesn’t matter if you are no good at the game, just add your name to the …

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EU consultation on family farming

The European Commission  has launched a public consultation on family farming. The majority of the EU’s 12 million farms are still family farms, passed down from one generation to another. Until 11 October 2013, citizens, organisations and public authorities in the European Union interested in family …

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CAP Snap

What kind of agriculture do you want to subsidize with your taxes through the European Unions Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)? “Good Food – Good Farming” of ARC2020 has visualized the demands of hundreds of citizens throughout the European Union with its “CAP-Snap” action. It’s easy, it’s …

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