During a public ceremony in Mbabane a EUR 36.4 loan agreement was signed between the European Investment Bank and the Ministry of Finance of Eswatini, in support of phase two of the Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP II) being developed by the Swaziland Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (SWADE).
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.
The non-production requisite on land lying fallow for farmers under crop diversification and/ or ecological focus area requirements have been lifted in eight EU member states for 2018. A severe drought significantly affected agricultural activities, especially in relation to animal feed resources, in those countries.
The air pollutant emissions data viewer (LRTAP Convention) provides access to the data contained in the EU emission inventory report 1990-2016 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP).