Agrifood Podcast: Pesticides proposal 'postponement', food affordability & security

Episode 90 March 25, 2022 00:40:41
Agrifood Podcast: Pesticides proposal 'postponement', food affordability & security
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Agrifood Podcast: Pesticides proposal 'postponement', food affordability & security
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This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team discusses food accessibility, affordability and security in light of the Ukraine war, as well as the news that the European Commission decided to 'postpone' (although not in their words) the proposal of the sustainable use of pesticides directive. To help us do so, we are joined by Marilda Dhaskali, EU agriculture policy officer at BirdLife Europe, Olivier de Matos, Director General of Croplife Europe, and Pauline Constant, head of communications at EU consumer organisation, BEUC.

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