Harmful fishing subsidies – ‘Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing fleets at sea’ – Foodlog

Harmful fishing subsidies Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing

As the only organization that can draft global agreements to curb harmful subsidies, the World Trade Organization WTO has the power to regulate fisheries subsidies. Negotiations on this are now at a crucial stage. Governments have subsidized their fleets for centuries for a variety of reasons: food security, pressure from industry lobbies, or simply national … Read more

You build the Grondbank in the country, not in The Hague – Government, have confidence in farmers and citizens when redesigning the Netherlands – Foodlog

You build the Grondbank in the country not in The

I think that the Netherlands should not throw its rich agricultural history overboard. I do not feel alone in that wish. It’s not just about the area where I was born and where my future as a farmer lies. Many more people feel connected to their region and do not want everything to be decided … Read more

Smart cities, self-driving race cars and space travel: Buttigieg wants innovative tech and the government to work together

Smart cities self driving race cars and space travel Buttigieg wants

From electric cars, trucks and boats to autonomous cargo trains and self-driving race cars, the innovative technology showcased at CES this year indicated a growing shift in the way people and goods move. Some of the products unveiled this week could power a future full of smart cities where buses and cars communicate seamlessly to … Read more

‘Retail, sector and government benefit from livestock farming with fewer animals’ – Anne Hilhorst (Wakker Dier) sees major changes – Foodlog

Retail sector and government benefit from livestock farming with fewer

I still get goosebumps when I think about the promise of the supermarkets. Within the next two years, they will all switch to chicken with at least one Beter Leven star from the Dutch Society for the Protection of Animals. A step for which we at Wakker Dier have been fighting for nine years. And … Read more

In Ethiopia, in the footsteps of the fighting between Tigrayan rebels and government forces

In Ethiopia in the footsteps of the fighting between Tigrayan

By Noé Hochet-Bodin Posted today at 00:38 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageDrone strikes, heavy artillery fire and looting marked the last weeks of conflict in the Amhara region, where the advance of the insurgents, who were beginning to threaten the capital, was interrupted at the end of November. On the outskirts of the Debre Sina … Read more

British government launches “plan B” against Omicron amid a climate of mistrust

British government launches plan B against Omicron amid a climate

Boris Johnson at a press conference in Downing Street in London on December 8, 2021, following a meeting of ministers considering further restrictions in response to the spread of the virus. ADRIAN DENNIS / AP It is in a noxious atmosphere, Downing Street wiping scandals after scandals, that Boris Johnson decided, Wednesday, December 8, to … Read more

Burkina Faso: powerless in the face of jihadist attacks, the government resigns

Burkina Faso powerless in the face of jihadist attacks the

The resigning Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Christophe Joseph Dabiré, January 24, 2019. OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP The government of Burkina Faso resigned on Wednesday, December 8, after several demonstrations by the population denouncing its inability to fight against the recurring jihadist attacks which mourn this West African country every week. Christophe Joseph Dabiré, … Read more

In Germany, the subtle balances of the government of the “traffic light” coalition

In Germany the subtle balances of the government of the

The new German government. STAFF / REUTERS The new German government is complete. After the Greens, on November 25, the Liberals (FDP) and Social Democrats (SPD) in turn gave the names of their ministers, Sunday 5 and Monday 6 December, before the team was officially invested, Wednesday December 8, after the election of Olaf Scholz … Read more

Ethiopia: government claims to have taken over two strategic towns from Tigrayan rebels

Ethiopia government claims to have taken over two strategic towns

The Ethiopian government said, Monday, December 6, to have taken over the strategic towns of Dessie and Kombolcha, in the north of the country. “The historic town of Dessie and Kombolcha, a commercial and industrial city, were liberated by the valiant security forces”the government communications service said on Twitter. Just a month ago, rebels from … Read more

Progressive German government makes food more expensive – Eating greener and healthier will make your euro run out sooner – Foodlog

Progressive German government makes food more expensive Eating greener

The new German coalition of central-left Social Democrats, Greens and liberal FDP warns that food in Germany will become more expensive. This is the result of the coalition’s commitment to more sustainable production and consumption. “Sustainable agriculture is also in the interest of companies, animal welfare and nature and is the basis of a healthy … Read more

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