Sustainability

Can cultured meat create a sustainable food system?

Can cultured meat create a sustainable food system?

Food awareness organisation ProVeg International will be speaking on the potential of cultured meat to create a sustainable food system...

May 8, 2022

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it will invest €1.3 billion in its impact investment unit over the next three years,...

April 4, 2022

Countries need finance to continue food systems transformations

Countries need finance to continue food systems transformations

A number of United Nations (UN) members will require financing of up to $60,000/yr, if they are to continue transforming...

April 4, 2022

UN: Groundwater mismanagement could threaten food security

UN: Groundwater mismanagement could threaten food security

The vital role of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked, according to the...

March 23, 2022

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for the reversal of soil degradation in response...

January 29, 2022

DSM and Thai company to measure sustainability of animal farming

DSM and Thai company to measure sustainability of animal farming

Global science-based company, Royal DSM and CPF (Thailand) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to measure...

January 20, 2022

Agriculture 4.0 breaks the surface at LAMMA

Agriculture 4.0 breaks the surface at LAMMA

Agriculture 4.0 is the term now being given to the wave of digital technology which, we are informed, is going...

December 10, 2021

White’s Oats unveils new ‘eco-scores’ as part of sustainability ambition

White’s Oats unveils new ‘eco-scores’ as part of sustainability ambition

As part of its sustainability vision for the future, Northern Ireland, Co. Armagh-based White’s Oats, has unveiled a full sweep...

November 10, 2021

Nestle unveils plans to reduce emissions and support farmer education

Nestle unveils plans to reduce emissions and support farmer education

Nestle is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system with the aim...

September 17, 2021

Stakeholders in global beef ’roundtable’ launch sustainability goals

Stakeholders in global beef ’roundtable’ launch sustainability goals

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) has today (Tuesday, June 29) announced the launch of its global sustainability goals...

June 29, 2021

Beef webinar series to explore sustainable production solutions

Beef webinar series to explore sustainable production solutions

A beef webinar series focusing on improving sustainability within Northern Ireland’s beef industry is set to start tonight (May 20)....

May 20, 2021

Improving productivity goes to the very heart of modern dairy farming

Improving productivity goes to the very heart of modern dairy farming

Dale Farm CEO Nick Whelan is quick to point out that milk producers and processers are both joined at the...

December 22, 2020

Long-term vision for sustainable Welsh agriculture unveiled

Long-term vision for sustainable Welsh agriculture unveiled

A 15 to 20-year vision to create a sustainable agricultural sector in Wales for future generations has today (Wednesday, December...

December 16, 2020

Fonterra posts ‘most encouraging progress to date’ in latest sustainability report

Fonterra posts ‘most encouraging progress to date’ in latest sustainability report

Fonterra has reported its “most encouraging sustainability results since starting its annual reporting four years ago”, according to the Kiwi...

November 3, 2020

Major fund launched to research sustainable Welsh beef and sheep farming

Major fund launched to research sustainable Welsh beef and sheep farming

As climate change and environmental issues continue to rise in the public’s consciousness, red meat body Hybu Cig Cymru –...

December 14, 2019

How efficient must a farmer become at producing a kilogram of product?

How efficient must a farmer become at producing a kilogram of product?

When it comes to agriculture and climate action the focus – with regard to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – needs...

September 7, 2019

Ian Stevenson appointed to board of ERBS

Ian Stevenson appointed to board of ERBS

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive Ian Stevenson has been appointed to the 9-strong interim board of governors of...

April 4, 2019

‘Resource usage will double by 2050’: Sustainability key for European dairy

‘Resource usage will double by 2050’: Sustainability key for European dairy

Dairy sector leaders from across Europe and Northern Ireland gathered today (Thursday, September 27) to discuss the future sustainability of...

September 27, 2018