Palm oil production causes ecological problems. However, banning it would not be a sustainable solution, according to researchers, as this could have adverse economic and social effects in the producer countries. The goal must accordingly be to make palm oil production more sustainable.

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Species defaunation, i.e., the extinction of animal species due to overhunting and habitat loss, has been identified in a study as a main trigger for the global biodiversity crisis.

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DLG-International GmbH and the European Pig Producers (EPP), reg. Ass., have held the first virtual Pig Summit Webinar. Further webinars on poultry, dairy cattle and aquaculture are to follow from the 25th May on.

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Water

Water is the basis of all life on Earth. Without water, agriculture, and hence food production, would not be possible, and this sector accounts for more than two thirds of global freshwater consumption. However,…

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Secure land tenure rights for all are essential for the realization of a wide range of human rights and a basic requirement to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, as they underpin economic development, ecological…

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