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    Covid-19 Task Force tackles supply chain disruption

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, flows of goods and services have been dramatically impacted and altered while necessitating new ones. Disruption is global, both supply and demand are affected and both internal and external flows are restricted.

    As a key player of Luxembourg public research, the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management has joined the Work […]

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    Blockchain to tackle supply chain failures exposed by COVID-19 and boost economic recovery

    Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic, dramatically increase pressure on governments and businesses to maintain resilient supply chains

    · Resilience of supply chains depends on transparency and integrity, which can be improved through the responsible deployment of blockchain technology

    · To respond to this challenge, the World Economic Forum today launches a comprehensive toolkit to accelerate the […]

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    Landbouw voor Timmermans nu plotseling ‘prioriteit’

    Vicevoorzitter Frans Timmermans van de EU-Commissie, tevens klimaatcommissaris, lanceert op 20 mei ondanks verzet vanuit het Europees Parlement (EP) en vanuit de overkoepelende boerenorganisatie in Europa (COPA) toch zijn Food to Farm (F2F)-strategie (‘van boer tot bord’). Na een eerdere uitval begin dit jaar tegen de boeren, noemt hij de landbouw nu plotseling een ‘prioriteit’. […]

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    Millions of farm animals culled as US food supply chain chokes up

    US government vets said to be ready to assist with culls, or ‘depopulation’ of pigs, chickens and cattle because of coronavirus meat plant closures

    Covid-related slaughterhouse shutdowns in the US are leading to fears of meat shortages and price rises, while farmers are being forced to consider “depopulating” their animals.

    More than 20 slaughterhouses have been forced to close, although […]

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    Coronavirus : « En France, les éleveurs bovins sont excédés d’être saignés à blanc »

    Matières premières. La lente strangulation des éleveurs bovins se poursuit, et même s’intensifie depuis le début de la crise liée au coronavirus. Le confinement a aggravé l’asphyxie financière de ces agriculteurs. « La situation est catastrophique », constate Bruno Dufayet, porte-voix de cette filière en tant que président de la Fédération nationale bovine (FNB). « Depuis le confinement, le prix payé au […]