Listen: Making millions from thistles
Thomas Hubert
International entrepreneur Gunter Pauli is building an industry processing thistles in Italy. His business ventures are based on the idea that one piece of land can generate several income streams.
14 September 2016 News
Contractors welcome Cork declaration on rural development
The European organisation of agriculture, forestry and rural contractors has welcomed the new Cork declaration on rural development.
10 September 2016 News
Listen: Controlling docks with insects in Austria
Scientists and farmers are experimenting with ways of killing docks with a moth species native to Austria.
Cork 2.0 declaration for "a better life in rural areas"
Participants to this week's European conference on rural development in Cork have adopted 10 policy orientations. Delivering on its objectives is the next challenge.
7 September 2016 Editorial
Hogan trusts EU competition watchdog's 'independent' investigation of ABP-Slaney
A 7 October deadline has been set for the European Commission to determine whether the proposed deal between ABP and Slaney Foods is compatible with competition law.
30 November -0001 News
Brexit and climate agreement to shape the future of rural development
European delegates gathered in Cork to discuss the future of rural development programmes say that euroscepticism and emissions targets pose new challenges for the CAP after 2020.
30 November -0001 News
Weekly podcast: Young farmer of the year, factory specs and Ploughing
In this week’s podcast, we hear from Young Farmer of the Year Kevin Moran, assistant NPA managing director Anna Marie McHugh, and Dunbia’s George Williamson on the cattle factory need.
30 November -0001 News
New declaration adopted in Cork to shape EU rural development policy
Delegates from all EU countries have drawn up a new list of priorities for "a better life in rural areas", 20 years after the first Cork conference laid the foundations of EU rural development policy.
30 November -0001 News
Cork 2.0: less money, more focus on local needs for rural development after 2020
The process that led to the adoption of the Cork 2.0 declaration on rural development revealed a trends towards leaner, more responsive programmes in the light of the recent Brexit shock.
30 November -0001 News
Conference on the future of European rural development programmes opens in Cork
The Cork 2.0 conference is gathering several hundred delegates from EU member states to lay the foundations for the second pillar of CAP after 2020.
30 November -0001 News