Corona, Landwirtschaft und Nahrungsmittelangebot

9 April 2020 | Category: Agriculture, Food

Die Coronavirus Pandemie betrifft uns alle und insbesondere diejenigen, die es des den anderen ermöglicht zuhause zu bleiben. Wir alle brauchen Nahrungsmittel, Körperpflegemittel, Toilettenartikel und anderes. Wir müssen denjenigen dankbar sein, die uns dies ermöglichen. Es überrascht nicht, dass die Nachfrage nach Toilettenpapier angestiegen ist, wenn mehr und mehr Menschen…

Corona, Landbouw en Voedsel

9 April 2020 | Category: Agriculture, Food

De coronavirus pandemie heeft invloed op elk van ons maar heeft vooral een groot effect op het leven van hen die het voor ons mogelijk maken om thuis te blijven. Iedereen heeft nood aan een dagelijks aanbod van voedsel, gezondheidszorg en meer. We moeten dankbaar zijn aan iedereen die dit…

Corona, Agriculture and Food Supply

9 April 2020 | Category: Agriculture, Food

The Coronavirus pandemic affects the life of all us, but it has an especially large effect on the life of people who make it possible for us to stay at home. We all need our daily supply of food, health care and sanitary items, and more. We should be thankful…

The Future of Food – What’s Left for Agriculture?

The Future of Food - What's Left for Agriculture?
30 May 2018 | Category: Food

The production of meat and fish from stem cells is coming closer to reality. Several companies invest in this technology (NRC). The technology looks promising and appealing. Animal meat produced without slaughtering cattle, pigs, chickens, or catch fish from the ocean avoids issues related to animal welfare and declining marine…

Bayer – Monsanto: win-win or lose-lose?

22 September 2016 | Category: Bio-economy

The proposed take-over of Monsanto by Bayer has initiated a debate about the implications for the agricultural sector: in the European Union, the United States, and developing countries. One of the major concerns is the increase in the concentration in the seed and pesticide sector. Of course will increase as…

After the NAS Report: R&D Integrated Food Supply Chains

20 May 2016 | Category: Bio-economy, GMOs

This week the report by the National Academy of Science was released: Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects. Not surprisingly, for someone following the literature, the report did find that GE crops are as safe as crops produced by other means often referred to as “conventional breeding”. What is surprising…