A scientific paper on the importance of combining information on the structural dimension and the diversity of farms when assessing sustainability. We take the opportunity to discuss the dilemma of sustainability assesments. An open access paper (link below)
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How to measure the social and environmental footprint of our food habits? Which are the land use opportunities for more sustainable and local food systems? How can vegetable production at the regional level meet these challenges?
The protein transition, defined as the rebalancing between animal and alternative proteins in diets, is presented as a solution to mitigate the harmful effects of cattle production on the environment. We discuss the implications of such a transition on current livestock farms.
What are the main uses of pesticides in the Province of Luxembourg (Southern Belgium) ? How can we accompany actors from the agricultural sector to engage in pathways to reduce the use of pesticides ?
An opinion piece on the means to go beyond the link between cheap food and right to food. A reflection on how feeding our population can go hand in hand with paying the farmers the price for a sustainable food production.
Role of input self-sufficiency in the economic and environmental sustainability of specialised dairy farms
What are the structural characteristics necessary for the self-sufficiency of specialised dairy farms located in the grassland area? What are the relationships between input self-sufficiency, environmental and economic sustainability?