Professor of Medieval History, Gabriella Piccinni, examines the historical link between the city and the countryside in Italy.
In early February 2021, the European Committee of the Regions set out its proposals for farming of the future under the mantel of "agro-ecology".
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
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
The BIO AUSTRIA Farmers’ Days kicked off on 19 January with a fascinating discussion on the next Common European Agricultural Policy (CAP).
Groundwater-polluting fertilisers; resistance to pesticides and antibiotics; destruction of habitats around the world; massive rise in climate gases: Is it time for a new food system?
The BBC examines if consumers are becoming more ethical and more environmentally aware in their food choices as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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?
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?
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.