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ADAPT project: farmer’s survey’s points out climate change as the biggest threat to potato production in Europe
July 15, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT (“Accelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato”), which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future.
Agricultores, cooperativas, industriales y semillistas apoyan el uso de las nuevas técnicas genómicas en la patata para adaptarse al cambio climático
June 29, 2021
Declaración de Copa-Cogeca, Europatat, Euroseeds y Starch Europe sobre las nuevas técnicas genómicas en el mejoramiento de la patata.
FAO Conference endorses new Strategic Framework to drive agri-food systems transformation
June 21, 2021
Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today endorsed the new Strategic Framework that will drive the Organization's efforts to transform agri-food systems and address hunger, poverty, and inequality over the next decade.
Impact of sustainability agenda McCain Foods in India
June 21, 2021
In line with the Global Sustainability Strategy and Commitments, McCain released its Global Sustainability Report with a focus on India, for the first time, to track progress across its sustainability pillars for the year 2020.
Italy: High temperatures and continuous irrigation for the Potato of Bologna PDO
June 17, 2021
This year the cultivation area of the Bologna PDO grew by 17 percent, from 419 to 489 hectares, also thanks to the good prices obtained in the last two years.
Potato processor Lamb Weston updates its sustainability targets in its second ESG report
June 16, 2021
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. - manufacturer of frozen french fries and potato specialties - issued its second annual Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report today, which included new 2030 ESG goals.
McCain Foods Commitment will Help Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C
June 13, 2021
McCain Foods' commitment to cut in half greenhouse gas emissions across all of its global operations by the end of the decade has been verified to align with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
UK Government awards GBP 2m to leading carbon capture and utilisation technology
June 02, 2021
British carbon capture and utilization company CCm Technologies has been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop new modular Carbon Capture and Sequestration units.
México (Chihuahua): Reportan pérdidas de casi la totalidad de los cultivos de la región sur
May 31, 2021
La Sader reporta pérdidas de hasta el 90 por ciento en cultivos de maíz, frijol, papa, y sorgo forrajero, en los municipios de Guachochi , Balleza, Guadalupe y Calvo. Hay afectaciones en casi 22 mil productores de los cuales se tiene registro que el 80 porciento son indígenas.
How Does a Potato Feel?
May 27, 2021
Ever Wonder What A Potato Feels…? Hebrew University of Jerusalem Develops Bio-Sensor to Detect Early Signs of Plant Stress and Prevent Crop Failures from Worldwide Climate Changes.