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Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

BAAR, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore‘s subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) is not connected to the incidents and the fatalities of illegal artisanal miners across its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, Democratic Republic of the Congo. On a … Read the full press release

Italian National Research Council (CNR) and Eni to establish four linked research centres in southern Italy

LECCE, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian National Research Council (CNR) (The Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) and Eni have just signed a Joint Research Agreement (JRA) with the aim at setting up four linked research centres in southern Italy. The … Read the full press release

Destatis: Prices for raw wood 7.4% lower in November 2018 vs the same month last year

WIESBADEN, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — 53.5 million cubic meters of wood were logged in Germany during 2017 as reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Around three quarters of the logging that took place in Germany during 2017 came from coniferous trees. … Read the full press release

DLG Group: Vilofoss to become market leader in the French market for piglet feed through new joint venture with ARC

COPENHAGEN, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The DLG Group’s key premix and nutrition business continues to strengthen its position as one of the largest businesses in the European market. The latest strategic initiative is the collaboration with the family-owned company ARC, which … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture, ICAR and IARI to develop a holistic straw management solution and crop residue management in India

NEW DELHI, India, 27-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), has initiated a three-year pioneer project, in partnership with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the Indian Agricultural Research Institute … Read the full press release

Solidaridad: new programme launched to support emerging farmers with digital solutions to enhance the agricultural value chain

The European Union, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs, together with Solidaridad, LIMA Development Foundation and ICCO are proud to announce the launch of the SWITCH Africa Green, Farmer2Market programme. At the centre of the SWITCH Africa Green, … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

KfW loans EUR 300 million for new barrage across the Nile in Asyut

EUR 300 million provided to safeguard irrigation farming Project secures source of income for 5 million Egyptians Hydropower plant enables climate-friendly power generation Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2018-08-13), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated a barrage across … Read the full press release

Avebe also wins phase 2 of the New Food Challenge

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe also won phase 2 of the New Food Challenge. This means that Avebe will receive about 250,000 euros from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the further development of textured … Read the full press release

Agricultural start-up accelerator The Agro Innovation Lab recognised by the Austrian Economic Chamber with the Global Innovator Award

BayWa and RWA’s Start-up Accelerator MUNICH, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Agro Innovation Lab (AIL), innovation platform of both BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG, has been awarded the Global Innovator Award for the “Born Global Innovators” category. … Read the full press release

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Eni partner over nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

Over 20 million euro to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest and to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. ROME, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, … Read the full press release

Continental Hackathon will look for creative ideas and innovative solutions in the industrial sector at the industry fair Hannover Messe

Hannover Fair: Industry hackathon with international startups from four eco-systems Duensing: “Innovations are the lubricating oil and fuel for future-proof industrial companies.” Talented young people from Hanover, Hamburg, San Luis Potosí (Mexico) and Bucharest (Romania) search for solutions to challenges … Read the full press release

Case IH and New Holland Agriculture responsible for some 50% of Brazil’s soybean harvest

Soybeans account for more than 50% of the grains harvested in Brazil and they are responsible for helping to develop communities and infrastructure in the country’s rural Midwest region of Mato Grosso. Follow Case IH and New Holland harvesters as … Read the full press release

Solidaridad adopts an inclusive approach across all interventions to support female farmers in West Africa

Utrecht, Netherlands, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Most female farmers don’t grow cash crops. Instead, they focus on food crops to meet the needs of their families. The reason many women are not able to expand their farming activities is due … Read the full press release

BayWa: first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate

Optimal cultivation conditions in Rhineland-Palatinate MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa has brought in the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany. 100,000 trees on around 30 hectares have … Read the full press release

Agro Innovation Lab by BayWa AG and RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG: 265 start-ups from 61 countries applied to take part in the Acceleration Programme 2017

AIL Acceleration Programme of BayWa and RWA MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The five-month Acceleration Programme 2017 of the Agro Innovation Lab (AIL) ended yesterday evening with the Demo Days in Vienna. The six winning start-ups of this year’s round of … Read the full press release

“Smart” concept for cover planting wins Farming by Satellite Prize

The 3rd Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Monday 23rd January at International Green Week in Berlin. The overall winner of €5,000 was a team from ISA Lille in France with … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release

Research: neonicotinoid insecticides levels accepted in agriculture cause both impairment of bumblebees’ brain cells and subsequent poor performance by bee colonies

Fife, Scotland, 6-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Research at the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee has confirmed that levels of neonicotinoid insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause both impairment of bumblebees’ brain cells and subsequent poor performance by bee colonies. The … Read the full press release

First summit for EU with new Chinese leadership on 16th EU-China Summit – Beijing, 21 November 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 19-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21st November 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, will meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing for the 16th EU-China Summit. They … Read the full press release

UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation awarded EU for its work on the EU Food Facility

Brussels, 17-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Union received today the first ever Jacques Diouf award from the UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), in recognition of its pioneering work on the EU Food Facility, which has so far improved the … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN: Role of research & innovation in agriculture

European Parliament/Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We share a saying in most European languages that necessity is the mother of invention. For agriculture, such a moment of necessity has come in the search for new approaches to farming. Solving the future … Read the full press release

EC adopts new strategy to encourage use of green infrastructure

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and … Read the full press release