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GREEN DEAL PROBABLY LEADS TO LOWER AGRICULTURAL YIELDS!

By 2030, the European Commission wants to halve the use of pesticides in agriculture. The use of fertilizer should be reduced according to Europe’s plans. The measures are intended to combat climate change and the loss of biodiversity. A probable consequence, however, is that the yields of agricultural crops will …

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DUTCH QUINOA GROUP SETTING UP A LOCAL VALUE CHAIN FROM SCRATCH…

Farmers in South-America have been growing quinoa for thousands of years. In the Netherlands the crop is cultivated on a commercial scale only since April 2014. Since it is such a new crop, Dutch Quinoa Group could set up a local value chain from scratch. Therefore, it is sustainable in …

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