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    FFA2020 Regional Online Live

    Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent cancellation of the FFA2020 flagship event in Brussels, FFA aims to focus on delivering relevant content throughout 2020 including regional online live events and podcasts (coming soon).Below you can find details of our first event and how to join us.

    Food system resilience, sustainability and the […]

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    Coronavirus: Food supply chains ‘need a rethink’

    The way we buy and sell food should be reviewed after the coronavirus crisis, an academic has said.

    Dr Ludivine Petetin, from Cardiff University, said changes in global markets could lead to a worldwide food shortage in the coming months.

    Last week, the Farmers Union of Wales said there was an “urgent need to safeguard domestic food […]

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    Amazon Patented a Blockchain System for Supply Chain Tracking

    World’s top ecommerce firm Amazon filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.

    World’s top ecommerce firm, Amazon, filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.

    Amazon’s patent — dated May 26 — describes a “distributed ledger certification” system. The […]

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    IoT data marketplaces for the agri-food sector: use cases

    AIOTI WG Smart Farming and Food Security just published new paper “IoT data marketplaces for the agri-food sector: a first look to use cases for smart farming and across the food chain’

    Recent years have seen an increasing interest in the use of digital technologies as tools to contribute to the wide sustainability of the agri-food […]

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    Data sharing in agriculture. Towards a European agriculture data space.

    Online workshop on data sharing in agriculture discussing new data-driven business models concepts for agriculture.

    About this Event

    The workshop will address the current framework for data sharing in the European agri-food sector by focusing on the “EU code of conduct on agricultural data sharing by contractual agreement”, which reflects the agreement of the main stakeholders on […]

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    Why flour is still missing from supermarket shelves

    Extreme shortages of toilet paper, pasta and other pantry products defined the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic for many shoppers around the world. Availability of most these goods has returned to normal.

    But not for baking goods – flour in particular.

    In Britain the flour shortage has led to the thousand-year-old Sturminster Newton Mill, established in 1016, […]

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    Le Printemps d’Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation

    23/06/2020 08:30 au 23/06/2020 17:00 (Europe/Paris)

    Le Président, les membres du Bureau et les équipes sont heureux de vous convier au Printemps d’Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation qui se déroulera en ligne le 23 Juin 2020. Au programme de la journée :

    Matin    – 9h : Assemblée Générale – 10h30 : Baromètre de l’innovation en live- 11h – 12h : Pitch de nouveaux […]

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    Disrupted food supply chains VS hungry people

    Members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard distribute free milk, offered instead of dairy farmers throwing away excess milk due to lower demand amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Economies around the world are slowly reopening from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns, but like limbs starved of nutrients for too long, parts of the global […]