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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12308

1 August 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Environment
European citizens’ initiative launched to ban pesticides and support sustainable agriculture
Brussels, 31/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

Alarmed by the accelerating decline in biodiversity and the disappearance of small farms in the EU (4 million between 2005 and 2016), an NGO group launched a campaign on Wednesday, 31 July, to stop the collapse of nature and promote sustainable agriculture in the EU.

To this end, these NGOs submitted a European citizens’ initiative (ECI) proposal to the European Commission on the same day—a proposal calling for new legislative proposals to phase out pesticides, restore...

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