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Agricultural soil and Horizon Europe

Agricultural soil and Horizon Europe By Ingemar Pongratz Agriculture in Europe provides considerable economic output. According to Eurostat, this sector contributed with more than 400 billion EUR towards the total value production in the European Union. However, the agricultural sector is under pressure and the number of workers is declining in many European countries. There …

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Opposition to the European Green Deal

.Opposition to the European Green Deal Lack of vision or legitimate concerns? By Ingemar Pongratz The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping across the world and have revealed a number of shortcomings in several sectors. In Europe, it was clear that the EU was not prepared to address the challenges associated with the COVID pandemic. National governments …

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New European agricultural plans for the future

New European agricultural plans for the future By Ingemar Pongratz The European Commission has recently presented two very interesting policy papers. These new Communications are: A Farm to Fork Strategy EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 Both these policy statements are closely connected to the EU Green Deal. According to the EU Green Deal, the EU …

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Stockholm winterwalk by Ingemar Pongratz

Solving societal challenges through the gut

Solving societal challenges through the gut By Ingemar Pongratz The colonic microbiome has a critical role in health and disease. This is a recognized fact for quite a while now. A functioning bacteria-gut symbiosis is a key factor for healthy living. Not surprising, alteration in the gut microbiome a closely connected to different disease conditions, …

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