Regenerative farming shift could reduce UK climate emissions, say experts
Under new subsidy plans announced by his department, farmers will be offered up to £70 per hectare to take up regenerative techniques, including mixed farming systems where crops are cultivated alongside livestock to help boost soil health.
South Africa carbon tax to align to UN treaties
South Africa’s carbon tax laws are set to change with the international frameworks it aligns to, as reflected in the latest amendment to the carbon offset regulations.
How Asean’s Covid-19 recovery measures are missing opportunities for a green future
Few countries in the region have tied green components to their stimulus packages, which contain some environmentally harmful measures. Green recovery policies and strategies can help put a country on the path to economic recovery while bringing environmental and sustainability benefits.
Government policies providing more than USD 500 billion to farmers every year distort markets, stifle innovation and harm the environment (OECD)
The latest edition of the OECD’s annual Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation report shows that the support policies implemented by the 54 countries studied – all OECD and EU countries,
What National Farm Policy Trends Could Mean for Efforts to Update WTO Rules on Domestic Support (IISD)
This IISD report makes the case that World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on agricultural domestic support urgently need to be updated in order to help foster more equitable, sustainable, and efficient
Indonesia’s triple burden of malnutrition: a call for urgent policy change
The Asia and Pacific region is home to more than half the world’s undernourished children, but also has the fastest growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity. With micronutrient deficiencies