11 03, 2021

The quest for good governance and the common good: city and country in dialogue

2021-06-07T10:49:56+02:0011 March 2021|Life Beyond the City Walls|Comments Off on The quest for good governance and the common good: city and country in dialogue

by Gabriella Piccinni The search for good government and the common good, that is, the subordination of private interest to that of the community, has traversed the history of Western thought as one of the greatest themes of political reflection of all time. To these themes and concepts of universal value the painter Ambrogio ...Read More

26 02, 2021

Preston model soon in Europe?

2021-06-07T10:49:29+02:0026 February 2021|Opinion, Regional value creation|Comments Off on Preston model soon in Europe?

The northern English town of Preston has “taken back control” of its procurement strategy and handed over 100% of contracts to local businesses. Could this be a model for other cities across Europe? Named the most improved city and top of the Good Growth for Cities index, Preston shows that, despite Brexit, it is able to ...Read More

5 02, 2021

How will organic food and farming change under Biden?

2021-06-07T10:49:32+02:005 February 2021|Politics|Comments Off on How will organic food and farming change under Biden?

Organic food and farming: After 4 years of regressive agricultural policies under the Trump presidency, what will Biden administration do to rekindle the cause of regionally grown, organic food?

1 02, 2021

Digesting Farm to Fork – what is the EU’s new strategy?

2021-06-07T10:49:33+02:001 February 2021|Food Culture, Politics|Comments Off on Digesting Farm to Fork – what is the EU’s new strategy?

What is the Farm to Fork Strategy, what are its goals and what does it mean for farmers, the fishing community and members of the public?

13 01, 2021

Interview with Paolo de Castro on Next Generation EU

2021-06-07T10:49:33+02:0013 January 2021|Opinion|Comments Off on Interview with Paolo de Castro on Next Generation EU

In an extensive interview, Italian Democratic party MEP, Paolo de Castro, explores the issue of the CAP and Next Generation EU funding for Italian farmers.

12 01, 2021

Despite criticism CAP to remain in EU biodiversity strategy

2021-06-07T10:49:33+02:0012 January 2021|Opinion|Comments Off on Despite criticism CAP to remain in EU biodiversity strategy

Environmental organisations criticise the decision of the European Union to retain the Common Agricultural Policy within its biodiversity strategy as too little and mere window-dressing while continuing funding for factory farming continues

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