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Q&A: EU to Focus on Small Farms for Long-Term Gains

Posted on 22 June 2012 by admin

Claudia Ciobanu interviews DACIAN CIOLOS, EU Commissioner for Agriculture

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22 (TerraViva) The EU’s “agriculture minister” tells TerraViva that in Europe, the push for food security made at Rio+20 will be continued with a future European development policy centred on this issue. Continue Reading

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Agriculture Emerges as Bright Spot on Rio Horizon

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

By Claudia Ciobanu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 21 (TerraViva) Agriculture and food security are one area where experts say that even a more general level of agreement, as reached in the final Rio+20 declaration, constitutes progress. Continue Reading

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Q&A: “Developing Countries Are Tough Competitors for the EU”

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

Claudia Ciobanu interviews KARL FALKENBERG, head EU negotiator at Rio+20

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 21 (TerraViva) The European Union considers the Rio+20 final document as imperfect, but a good starting point for further work. Continue Reading

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Despite Setbacks, EU Calls Rio a Success

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Claudia Ciobanu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 20 (TerraViva) In the face of opposition from some developing countries, the European Union failed to get all it wanted from the final Rio+20 final agreement. Nevertheless, the Europeans decided to look at Rio as a good start. Continue Reading

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