Green news - August 2018

Eco news from around France

15% organic farmland plan by 2022

The French government has announced its plan to ensure 15% of farmable land is used for organic farming by 2022, as against 6.5% currently. However, its financing has raised doubts among some agricultural associations and unions.

The Ambition Bio 2022 plan aims to develop organic production and consumption and to structure the industry, explained the Minister of Agriculture, Stéphane Travert.

It must also facilitate more research, the training of stakeholders and the adaptation of regulations, ...

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