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What is the EU doing to reduce food waste?

In the EU, food waste is estimated at some 88 million tonnes in a single year, which equates to 173 kilograms per person. The total amount of food produced in the EU in 2011 was around 865 kg/person. This means that we are wasting 20 % of the total food produced. In this context, citizens turn to the European Parliament to request information on what the EU is doing to reduce food waste, as well as calling for European legislation to end food waste in every country in Europe, including several petitions introduced on this matter. Continue reading

Vers une utilisation intelligente et durable de l’eau dans l’agriculture européenne

L’agriculture est une grande consommatrice d’eau: plus d’un tiers de la consommation d’eau en Europe est lié à l’agriculture. Les agriculteurs sont conscients qu’il est important de trouver de nouvelles pratiques face aux défis  du changement climatique et  d’utiliser et réutiliser l’eau efficacement et durablement. L’introduction de nouvelles technologies liées à l’eau devrait les aider … Continue reading

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