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Sunday 21 June 2015

Video interviews from the Global Landscape Forum: The Investment Case

GLF: The Investment Case brought together 200 experts from finance and investment focusing on scaling up sustainable landscape solutions.

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Oui, la cuisine irlandaise a du goût !

L'Irlande, limitée au beef stew pour touristes ? La scène gastronomique de Dublin a bien changé. On décortique tout ça en podcast avec Ketty, l'auteure du blog remarqué French Foodie in Dublin.

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Wednesday 17 June 2015

Farmers Journal weekly podcast: Milk cuts, what now for BDGP and machinery tips

In this week's podcast: milk price cuts, farmers' opinions on the new suckler scheme, trailer loads of machinery news and a new beauty column in Irish Country Living.

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Monday 15 June 2015

Watch: Looking for common language at Landscapes Forum

Investment bankers and fund managers met with agriculture and forestry researchers, representatives from advocacy groups and government agencies at the Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case event held in London on June 10.

There was a sense that momentum is growing to connect the flows of available capital with the needs of local communities, businesses and governments to achieve sustainable land use in developing countries.

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Friday 12 June 2015

[Playlist] 10 chansons aux couleurs de la météo irlandaise

Températures hivernales, pluie à gogo et rafales bibliques jusqu'en juin : de quoi revisiter les chansons – plus ou moins à textes – composées ici et ailleurs pour alimenter la complainte quotidienne du mauvais temps irlandais.

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Thursday 11 June 2015

Investors want to fund sustainable landscapes – now the work begins

Having some of the world’s largest investment banks and agricultural commodities buyers display their commitment to sustainable land use at the Global Landscapes Forum and other events is a welcome first step; delivering on those pledges in a verifiable way is another story.

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Thursday 4 June 2015

Investment in sustainable landscapes: Time to take the risk

The risks associated with failure to meet sustainability criteria in the production of tropical commodities is working its way onto the agenda of mainstream investors.

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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Farmers Journal weekly podcast: Publication of CAP payments, weather and Bloom

Listen to discussion from the newsdesk on the release of individual payment details, find out about weather impact on silage and sprays and hear from Country Magazine's winning Bloom garden.

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Tuesday 2 June 2015

Slane Castle ouvre le bal des festivals de l’été irlandais

Voici venu le temps de chausser les bottes en caoutchouc et de s’embourber dans des bouchons interminables sur des routes de campagne pour communier avec des milliers d’autres mélomanes dans les odeurs de frites et les projections de bière.

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Friday 29 May 2015

L’Irlande fait son « coming out »

Quelque 62% d’Irlandais qui ont dit oui au mariage pour tous vendredi dernier. Si l’homosexualité n’a été dépénalisée ici qu’en 1993, le pays a donné naissance une longue lignée de personnalités qui ont défriché le chemin vers l’égalité.

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Dawn cleared for US exports, seeks EU green light for French venture

Dawn Meats has become the second Irish beef processor to obtain a US export licence and has applied to have French merger plans cleared by EU competition authorities.

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Thursday 28 May 2015

In Indonesia, corporate commitment to sustainable palm oil

It is the most debated of oils.

For many environmentally conscious consumers in developed countries, it is something to boycott, associated with the destruction of orangutan habitat.

For poor families across the developing world, it is an economical food to buy at the lowest possible cost.

For millions of farmers in developing countries, it is the basis of their livelihoods, a crucial driver of rural economic growth, and a major export income earner.

Through recent initiatives, businesses and governments involved in the palm oil supply chain have agreed that they want to keep developing it – but in a sustainable way.

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Farmers Journal weekly podcast: Deadlines for payments applications

Ahead of Friday's deadline for BPS and BDGP applications, we round up experts for last minute advice - and we hear from the farmer facing €144,000 in tax to transfer his co-op shares to his children.

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Monday 25 May 2015

Piecing together the green investment puzzle

The pieces of the sustainable landscape investment puzzle have very jagged edges, and moves are under way to make all those rough edges fit.

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Friday 22 May 2015

Gabriel Byrne, portrait d’un unusual suspect

Avec Plus fort que les bombes, on pourrait croire Gabriel Byrne définitivement converti aux films d’auteur et aux personnages névrosés… Mais il a récemment prouvé en incarnant le seigneur Haraldson dans la série Vikings qu’il n’avait rien perdu de son goût pour quelques scènes d’actions à la hache.

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Thursday 21 May 2015

Brazil beats Ireland in race for Chinese market

Brazilian-based JBS, the world's largest beef exporter, saw profits jump in the first quarter of 2015 as new markets open in China and the US.

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Is fibre the light at the end of the tunnel?

Last week, Thomas Hubert was told after fighting for more than three months to have broadband installed at his Co Meath home that the construction of a new network would solve his woes.

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Wednesday 20 May 2015

Farmers Journal weekly podcast: Agribusiness Report launch and Balmoral voices

Listen to extracts from the panel discussion on the marketing of Irish food at the launch of the annual Agribusiness Report and an update on Irish Country Living's supermarket price watch.

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Tuesday 19 May 2015

French bank launches grass insurance

Crédit Agricole is offering new policies to farmers interested in insuring themselves against the risk of poor grass growth.

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Friday 15 May 2015

[Playlist] Les meilleurs clips de Press Record

Depuis l’année dernière, une fois par mois, John Barker, Robin Ball et Steve Caffrey réservent l’Asylum Studio à Dublin et invitent les groupes qui chatouillent leurs oreilles sur la scène émergente irlandaise pour une session d’enregistrements filmés – et ce n’est pas peu dire qu’ils ont bon goût.

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