All content about agricultural productivity

Why Europe needs more productive agriculture (News item)
Published on 31-10-2013
Each percentage point increase in agricultural productivity increases the annual social welfare generated in European agriculture by approximately EUR 500 million. (Photo: 'World Bank Photo Collection' Flickr)
New report: Pesticides and Biodiversity (News item)
Published on 16-04-2013
The report takes a close look at European regulation and key best practices solutions for combining agricultural productivity with the preservation of biodiversity. (Photo: 'jonboy mitchell' Flickr)
Towards a resource efficient agriculture in Europe (Video)
Published on 19-12-2012
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Science based policy, public trust, vital for the future of European agriculture (News item)
Published on 16-11-2012
Contributions from key stakeholders confirmed the importance of further collaborative efforts to foster sustainable agriculture
Innovation critical in fight to save food (News item)
Published on 20-09-2012
A slump in European wheat productivity would be a disaster for European markets and a serious blow to global food security. (Photo: 'mr.bologna' Flickr)
Assessment of the Economic Importance of Azoles in European Agriculture: Wheat Case Study (Article)
Published on 12-09-2012
The yield of wheat would decrease in the hypothesis that the use of azoles ceased - resulting in a loss of production. (Photo: 'net_efekt' Flickr)
Global food price rise must prompt EU re-think on science-based agriculture (News item)
Published on 10-08-2012
According to FAO, cereal values increased by 17% and sugar prices rose by 12%, while extensive drought damage in the US pushed maize prices up by almost 23% in a single month. (Photo: 'seemakk' Flickr)
Without fungicides a month’s pay is lost on the farm (Article)
Published on 27-06-2012
Proper chemical plant protection is extremely important for the profitability and competitiveness of agricultural production and for the income of those who work in agriculture. (Photo: 'Robert Crum' Flickr)
The importance of securing global food supply (News item)
Published on 26-04-2012
The report highlights the very serious risks of failing to tackle the global challenge of food security - from human terror and civil unrest to trade disruption and mass migration. (Photo: 'Peter Casier')
Filling the innovation gap (News item)
Published on 01-03-2012
EIPs are seen as an opportunity to add value to agriculture by interlinking policies and promoting innovation instruments. (Photo: 'CIAT' Flickr)
Plant science improves lives (News item)
Published on 01-03-2012
Advances in plant science offer exciting opportunities to improve the yield, quality and climate resilience of our major food crops. (Photo: 'thinkpanama' Flickr)
The 9 billion people question (part 2) (Article)
Published on 24-02-2012
Protecting crops and avoiding crop loss to pests and disease is a significant contribution to sustainable agriculture. (Photo: 'CIMMYT' Flickr)
Innovating a sustainable future (News item)
Published on 23-02-2012
Farmers can only fulfill their pivotal role whilst meeting society’s expectations if agriculture remains an innovative sector. (Photo: 'IRRI Images')
The 9 billion people question (part 1) (Article)
Published on 16-02-2012
“Yes, we can feed the world” The optimistic opener from José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO. (Photo: 'ConferencesCEMEA' Flickr)
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