Organic tomatoes thrive in a greenhouse at a farm in southern Poland. Credit: Claudia Ciobanu/IPS

Organic tomatoes thrive in a greenhouse at a farm in southern Poland. Credit: Claudia Ciobanu/IPS

Reforming the Industrial Farming Regime

*This is the first of a two-part series on ‘greening’ European farming

BY Claudia Ciobanu

WARSAW, Aug. 17, 2012 (IPS)–European farming is based on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU, which was created six decades ago partly to address fears that the Second World War would lead to a food shortage on the continent.

Posted by IPS Inter Press Service on 2012-08-15 16:49:22

Tagged: , Farming , Europe , Agriculture , Sustainable Farming

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