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Are industrial megafarms the solution for feeding the world?

The answer is clearly “no” : they do not offer a sustainable solution to the food issue, be it from a technical, environmental, social or even economic perspective [read].

What future for the European Union’s Common Agriculture Policy beyond 2020?

Criticised for being inefficient and complex, will the CAP evolve and tackle the new challenges of European food and agriculture, while it is feared that negotiations will more likely focus on the balance of contributions vs. payments received by each Member State than on key issues that are so essential in the eyes of the European population? [read]

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Last update:    April 2018

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The ambition of this site, created in June 2013, is to try and inform on the food issue and to debunk myths on hunger (More on myths on hunger...) so that the honest citizens of the XXIst century that we are, are able to better understand the world around us and act in order to change it and make a reality of the utopia of a world without hunger. [read more]


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Policies for a transition towards more sustainable and climate friendly food systems (New)

What would a sustainable food system look like? What measures for moving towards more sustainability? Why is the transition to a more sustainable food system so difficult? [read]

Is organic agriculture, under pressure from consumers, turning into the central element of the transition from a conventional “chemical” agriculture towards a more sustainable agriculture?

The answer is clearly : yes. [read]

Food and climate change : it is up to us, as consumers and producers, to change our food system! 

Reducing GHG emissions from food requires changes in individual consumer and producer behaviour as well as in public policies. [read]

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