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Safeguarding traditionally cultivated local vegetables

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 7:07pm

Over the years, the island has lost numerous crops whose seeds were once passed from one generation to another, and we need to rekindle consumers’ interest before we lose them all, the chair of the national hub for ethnobotanical research is urging.



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Feu vert du ministère de la santé à l’étiquetage nutritionnel

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:24am

Marisol Touraine a retenu le système Nutri-Score, un code de cinq couleurs qui doit aider les consommateurs à écarter les produits riches en gras, en sel et en sucre.

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13% of fruit and veg had excessive pesticides

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:49am

More than a tenth of fruit and vegetables tested at the farmers’ market in Ta’ Qali last year contained excessive chemical pesticides, prompting action by the authorities.
A spokesman for the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority told this newspaper that 133 samples were taken fro

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Deadly virus hits citrus trees in Malta

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 9:11am

A number of citrus trees in Malta have been infected with a deadly virus, a surveillance programme has found. 
The infected trees, originating from Sicily, were discovered in various garden centres following sampling and testing.
The monitoring was carried out by the Plant Healt

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Cairo to Start Buying Bottles, Cans and other Non-Organic Waste for Recycling

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 8:04pm

Cairo (Stock) The Cairo governorate announced on Thursday that booths will be set up to purchase non-organic waste from people for the purposes of recycling

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Packaging bio dai peperoni e acqua potabile dal caffè

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 3:50pm

C'est la nouvelle frontière de la chimie qui crée des matériaux intelligents pour produire des objets de toute forme et taille, recyclable et plus résistants...à partir des poivrons...rendre l'eau potable grâce au café

 

È la nuova frontiera della chimica che crea materiali intelligenti per realizzare oggetti di qualunque forma e dimensione, riciclabili e piu resistenti



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Update: Supply Ministry rescinds cuts in bread subsidies following protests

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:37am

The Egyptian government developed its food subsidy system in 2015 to limit fraud, replacing the old system of giving subsidized flour to bakeries to one in which subsidies are based on the amount of bread sold, which is recorded on smart cards.

Supply Minister Ali Meselhy announced during a press conference on Tuesday evening that the Supply Ministry would rescind the planned reduction in the quota of subsidized bread allocated to those without subsidy smart cards.



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Intro to Permaculture - Free Course

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:28am

Intro to Permaculture is a free permaculture design course provided by Open Oregon State that teaches the process, ethics and principles of permaculture.

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In the Mediterranean, no Climate-Smart Agriculture without Climate-Smart Policies - Ideas for development

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:15am

Climate-Smart Agriculture already in progress The transformation of agriculture in the Southern Mediterranean under the effects, which are already being fe

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Coulisses de Bruxelles - Réforme de la PAC: comme un éléphant au milieu du Salon - Libération.fr

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:12am

L’agriculture fait partie de l’ADN de l’Europe : la politique agricole commune (PAC) a été la contrepartie négociée, en 1957, par une France encore très agricole à l’ouverture des frontières douanières entre les six pays signataires du traité de Rome qui s’apprête à fêter ses soixante ans. - Libération



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Agriculture : pourquoi la réduction des pesticides est possible

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:07am

Des chercheurs français estiment, dans « Nature Plants », qu’une réduction des intrants agricoles chimiques de 30 % n’aurait pas d’effets négatifs.

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Egypt Agricultural Exports Surge after Currency Float

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:23pm

Credit unknown Local Egyptian agricultural exporters have reported a sharp increase in demand for local produce since the Central Bank of Egypt floated the

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Fruits et légumes de saison : petit rappel pour ces Anglais privés de courgettes en hiver…

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:43am

Fruits et légumes de saison : petit rappel pour ces Anglais privés de courgettes en hiver…

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L’irrésistible expansion de l’agriculture biologique

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 1:49pm

La part de l’alimentation bio, sans produits phytosanitaires ni OGM, a bondi de 20 % en 2016 et les surfaces cultivées en bio ont progressé de 16 %.

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Pour l’agriculture de demain, protégeons les sols européens

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:25am

Pas moins de 400 organisations demandent à la Commission européenne de protéger les terres comme elle protège l’air et l’eau.

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How to reduce your carbon footprint #GlobalWarning

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:19am

From cutting down on meat to contacting your local representatives and investing in clean energy, here are 15 ways to help reduce global carbon emissions

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Alternative farming on the rise in besieged Gaza

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:43am

As fertile land shrinks and water crisis deepens, Palestinians are searching for different ways to feed their families.

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Egypt’s working poor are facing a silent killer: Bad food

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:41am

Increasing rates of diabetes & heart disease are an inevitable result of a broken food & health system

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