The diversification of cropping systems is still limited due to barriers occurring at the farm level, along value chains as well as in the coordination between actors. What are the policies needed to effectively foster crop diversification in EU countries?
All publications of type Communication
What are the main production models for sugar beet in Wallonia today? How is the sector organised? What developments can be envisaged, and with what consequences in terms of production and pesticide use?
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 ?
In what diversity of forms does Conservation Agriculture (CA) exist in Wallonia (Southern Belgium)? Do these different forms of CA have the same potential for adaptation and mitigation to climate change?
How can agroecology be defined? What are the issues and threats surrounding this new paradigm? An interview with Stéphane Parmentier and Philippe Baret written by Patrick Veillard and published in the SOS Faim - Défis Sud magazine in November-December 2016.
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.