Category: Agriculture

Friends of the Earth Malta launch the Agro Katina Report
October 12, 2017April 10, 2018
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Friends of the Earth Malta launch the Agro Katina Report

Report on the local vegetable and fruit supply chain in Malta Friends of the Earth Malta today launched its Agro Katina report and shopping guide for customers through a round table event which brought together NGOs, academics, farmers and hospitality stakeholders to discuss the findings and recommendations. The report is the product of FoE Malta’s...

AgroKatina – Local and seasonal fruit & vegetables
September 29, 2017October 13, 2017
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AgroKatina – Local and seasonal fruit & vegetables

Note: We are fully booked for the free lunch! If you have reserved through the booking form and for some reason you will not be able to make it on the day, let us know so we will invite those on the waiting list. Invitations are still open for the launch of the Seasonal Shopping Guide....

From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable
September 29, 2017October 3, 2017
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From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable

Venue: Vincent’s Eco Farm Date:  Thursday 12th October Time: 10:00am Friends of the Earth Malta strongly believes in shorter supply chains, as these have a positive impact on local farmers, strengthen local economies and small business, and bring the public closer to their food sources. To get a better insight in the local fruit and...

Bittersweet Chocolate:
August 2, 2017August 2, 2017
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Bittersweet Chocolate:

The Truth Behind the International Chocolate Industry The production and sale of food and drinks generates billions of Euros worldwide. Corporations that produce on a large scale, and lately retailers, control the market and receive the biggest share of the revenues. However, when it comes down to taking responsibility for the working and environmental conditions along the supply...

Untangling the Bayer-Monsanto merger web
May 24, 2017May 22, 2017
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Untangling the Bayer-Monsanto merger web

The food system is coming under increasing corporate control, and Europe’s industrial model of farming and food consumption is destroying people and the planet. The potential Bayer-Monsanto deal is one in a series of mergers in the agriculture-chemicals sector, with a Dow Chemical-DuPont deal and a Syngenta-ChemChina merger already approved by the European Commission. The...