Animal welfare

Animal welfare

Initial Response to the Agriculture Bill

The APPG on Agroecology for Sustainable Food and Farming welcomes the Agriculture Bill’s focus on future agricultural policy being directed by ‘public money for public goods’, and its broad perspective on what constitutes a public…

APPG hosts panel on The Rise of Intensive Farming

On Wednesday 5th September 2018, The APPG on Agroecology organised and hosted a panel on ‘The Rise of Intensive Agriculture’ in Parliament. Speakers included: Philip Lymbery (CEO, Compassion in World Farming) Richard Young (Policy Director,…

APPG hosts panel on the Environmental Watchdog

On the 4th July 2018, the APPG on Agroecology hosted a panel discussion on ‘The Environmental Watchdog: The Legal Status of Post-Brexit Environmental Principles’ in Parliament. Our panel consisted of Ali Plummer (Senior Policy Advisor…

APPG co-hosts panel on agroforestry with the Soil Association and Woodland Trust

On Tuesday 12th June, the APPG on Agroecology co-hosted a panel in Parliament on ‘Agroforestry: Improving Productivity and Delivering Public Goods’, with the Soil Association and the Woodland Trust. The panel, Chaired by Baroness Young…

10 elements of agroecology that can guide us toward sustainable food systems (FAO)

This article was originally published by the FAO here.   More with less. This is the challenge and the mantra for our future. There will be many more of us in the years to come.…

APPG submits evidence to Defra’s consultation on the Agriculture Bill’s Command Paper

Following two consultation events in Parliament, and with input from several MPs, Lords and representatives from NGOs, industry and farming, the APPG has submitted evidence to Defra’s ‘Health and Harmony’ consultation on the Agriculture Bill’s…