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Small lesson in agronomy (2/2)

March 26, 2020

The first scientist who will be interested in the clay-humic complex is Darwin. Darwin will be the first to give a scale of human remains, because if you make profiles you will see that the cut stones are found in depth, then the Roman mosaics, then the remains of the Middle Ages. It is not because the […]

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Small lesson in agronomy (1/2)

March 26, 2020

Protect soil to preserve biodiversity An intervention by those called “the doctors of the earth”, or in any case, one of the two: Claude Bourguignon will tell us about his journey and the soil. Claude Bourguignon: First, I would like to thank the organizers of the 2nd international session on biodiversity, who invited us. I would […]

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Sustainable food: quality, access to all, seasonality and proximity

March 26, 2020

Food and drink rich in sugar and fat, the imbalance of nutritional intake, as well as chemical contamination of our diet (including the presence of multiple pesticides) are pointed out. In the aim of a balanced and diversified diet, an increase in the consumption of fruits and vegetables and whole grains is necessary. A food policy […]

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Aquitaine Cultivates Biodiversity

March 26, 2020

From 2001, a group of farmers in Aquitaine felt the need to mobilize on the origin, quality and diversity of the varieties used in organic and sustainable farming systems. They decide to set up actions which will make it possible to reclaim the know-how in evolutionary selection and in self-production of peasant seeds on their […]

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Walloon Code of Agriculture

March 26, 2020

 Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Walloon Code of Agriculture was finally adopted by the Walloon Parliament. Nature & Progrès, an association defending organic, family and food farming, representing 7,000 Walloon consumers, would like to congratulate the arrival of this codification for the agricultural sector. We particularly underline three strong points of this new text. Balance between production […]

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40 hectares to be shared for permaculture and organic

March 26, 2020

Food rebirth of a land where death swarmed I am a small organic peasant from the north of France, from the Somme exactly and I would like to launch a Niemandsland project on my land to create a fashionable oasis from your home … I am not lucky with Amanins who started with a generous […]

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Test area in Agriculture

March 26, 2020

An innovative solution for sustainable agricultural installations The test space is an innovative solution for sustainable agricultural installations. It combines the approach to allow holders of agricultural projects to test, validate, create in a secure environment while being a complementary tool to existing systems in the context of progressive installation. The agricultural activity test, why? To […]

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What is killing our Bees?

March 26, 2020

The colony collapse syndrome The abnormally high and unexplained mortality of bees started several years ago. This phenomenon was named syndrome colony collapse (in English, Colony Collapse Disorder  : CCD). CCD is a great cause for concern and a lot of resources are being invested to combat it. Researchers have struggled to summarize the causes clearly, but there are several […]

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