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Content Related to "Joint NGO letter in the run-up to the Agriculture Council on climate and agriculture of 17 May"
The “Haus der Bauern” foundation organises an international congress on the issue of “peasants’ rights” from 7-10 March 2017, which will be attended by peasants, small scale producers, rural workers, and other people working in rural areas as well as other international organisations and numerous stakeholders.
For the seventh year farmers, food craftsmen and critical consumers will gather in Berlin for Wir haben es satt (We are fed up) demonstration, calling for healthy food, family farms, organic and agro-ecological agriculture and fair trade.
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Make Europe recognize soil as a common good - Sign and share People4Soil’s European citizen’s initiative
IFOAM EU organised an event 'Countering Climate Change with Organic Agriculture' in association with the Roundtable on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) and the Representation of the Veneto Region to the European Union in the Committee of the Regions, Brussels on 11 November 2014.
Please find available presentations below:
Scientific panel - the benefits of organic farming for climate mitigation and adaptation
How is organic processing supporting sustainable water management?
Many organic businesses including private organic standards for processing are striving to increase their environmental performance and leading the way in sustainable water management.
How is organic farming supporting sustainable water management?
Water is a basic necessity for human and ecosystem health and necessary for the long-term ecological and socio-economic resilience of our food and farming systems. As the agri-food sector bears a large share of responsibility for water consumption and contamination it must show leadership in conserving and protecting water resources.
Current trends in the agriculture sector place significant environmental pressure on water resources.