The first examples of farming hark back at least 100,000 years, and the growth of agriculture is seen as an essential driver for human civilization. But today the farming sector is facing a fundamental challenge as it attempts to remodel itself to meet the demands of a sustainable planet. The European Commission hopes to set a new agricultural agenda this March when it unveils its long-awaited ‘Farm to Fork’ initiative. Can it redesign the entire architecture of the food sector, or just nibble at the edges?
KBC, CBC and the European Investment Bank are launching a loan facility totalling EUR 300 million for Belgian companies. In this way, KBC, CBC and the EIB are demonstrating their commitment to realising more sustainable projects in Belgium.
Update: A joint motion for a resolution by Renew Europe, S&D, Greens/EFA and EPP with its amendments (1-173) was made available.
Biogas, biomethane and other renewable gases will play a key role in helping Europe’s transition to a clean energy system with a genuinely resource-efficient and circular economy. Renewable gases will enable carbon-neutral (or even carbon-negative) Europe with zero pollution by 2050.