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A Groundbreaking Report on Ocean Grabbing

A Groundbreaking Report on Ocean Grabbing

The new report, Global Ocean Grab, was published by theTransnational Institute, Masifundise and Afrika Kontakt together with WFFP (the World Forum of Fisher People). It tells the hidden story of fisheries and fishers. A complex story … Continued

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New jobs and sustainable growth – or maybe not?

It seems the proposals on a circular economy in support of sustainable growth (i.e. the Circular Economy Package) might be withdrawn from the Commission’s 2015 Work Programme. In a circular … Continued

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1 million animals every 2 seconds

Every two seconds, one million animals are slaughtered worldwide. It’s time to consider where does our meat come from, and at what cost. Slow Food believes that strong animal welfare also … Continued

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A good day for GM-free agriculture

Today was a significant day for the future of ecological and GM-free farming. This morning, the European Parliament voted to amend the agreement reached by the Council last June. The … Continued

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Our Idea of Europe

Since it was founded more than 20 years ago, Slow Food has defendedsmall-scale traditional food producers and raised awareness among consumers at the grassroots level. Its aim is to create a more responsible food system, based on the pleasure and sharing of good, clean and fair food.
Now the time has come for us to liaise with the European institutions to promote our common vision and find common solutions.
We have to work together to design better policies to address theparadigms of food production and related problems such as climate change, the risk of biodiversity loss and our impact on developing countries.
Future policies are bound to affect all of us. Which is why we invite allEuropean citizens to join the debate and also … join Slow Food.