The European Commission released the long-awaited draft Regulation on the use of pesticides in the EU.
The proposal includes a binding goal to reduce this use by 50% by 2030. But do we need pesticides at all? What are the alternatives to conventional farming? Watch the interview with Alain Peeters, Vice-President of Agroecology Europe to learn:
– What agroecology actually is? Is it a nostalgic movement or is it based on science?
– Can it provide enough food for Europe?
– Is it the same as organic farming?
– Does the recent proposal answer the needs of farmers and the environment?
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