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Iran and Kurdistan could use some Dutch water aid

Agriculture in the Islamic Republic of Iran and in its neighboring Arab country Iraq is struggling with erosion, salinization and desiccation. Dutch knowledge...

EU considers blocking merger of South Korean shipyards

The European competition authority is about to approve the proposed merger between the world's two largest shipbuilders in South Korea...

Fewer and fewer pigs in German stables; more and more in England

The size of the German pig herd decreased further last year due to the African Swine Fever to the lowest level of the...

US imposes stricter requirements on the use of chemicals in agriculture

The American Environment Agency EPA will impose stricter conditions on the authorization of chemical agents in agriculture. From now on, the...

European sanctions against Russian Wagner mercenaries and Myanmar

Wagner supplies and hires security guards and armed militias in countries such as Libya, Syria and the Central African Republic. The sanctions also affect three…

Growth of meat consumption in rich countries hardly increases anymore

Over the past twenty years, global beef production has declined slightly and pork has declined sharply, but consumption of...

French research: The Netherlands again in the top three dairy countries worldwide

The French agricultural research firm Agrex Consulting, commissioned by FranceAgriMer, has once again named the French dairy industry the most competitive market leader. Just...

Lower incomes and profits in French agriculture and livestock again

For most French farmers, their annual income has fallen for the second time in a row in 2020. This is evident from the...

First case of bird flu in Slovenia; Massive chickens culled in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, vets had to slaughter 80,000 infected chickens on a poultry farm 45 kilometers north of Prague on Tuesday. Since the end of last...

Poland wants 1,000 professional hunters to shoot wild boars

Poland's Secretary of State for Agriculture Lech Kolakowski says the government plans to employ 1,000 fighters for…

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