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Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’

Blogging: In praise of Bulgarian journalists

In Archive, Stories on June 27, 2010 at 1:41 pm

After our meeting in Brussels in May 2010 analysing and writing stories about the new EU farmsubsidy data, I was so happy about how Bulgarian journalists had used the data, I blogged about the Bulgarian follow up stories. Read the rest of this entry »

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Blogging: Cross-border effort revealed fraud with EU-money

In Archive, Stories on May 5, 2010 at 1:32 pm

Early May, a bare old industry building turned meeting place in Brussels. Four large tables, about 20-30 journalists and programmers, all staring on their open labtops. Sometimes they talk, pointing to each others screens, often they just work. Loads of coffee, for lunch there are pretty dry sandwiches.

The journalists share fresh data about the beneficiaries of the € 50+ billion annual EU farmsubsidies. They are digging for stories. And they succeed. The most prominent story this day is the one about a Bulgarian minister granting hundreds and hundreds of thousands of Euros in subsidies to his wife and daughter for just that year. Read the rest of this entry »

GMO potatoe can threaten fight against tuberculosis

In Archive, Stories on May 15, 2008 at 1:15 pm

Gén-kartoffel kan true kampen mod tuberkulose – Tuberkulose er stadig en udbredt sygdom, og den bliver resistent mod flere og flere antibiotika. Nu er der udbrudt strid i EU om en genmanipuleret kartoffel med et antibiotikaresistent gén, skal tillades eller ej. Artikel i Dagbladet Information. Read the rest of this entry »

Arla: We sell, where it is not forbidden

In Archive, Stories on July 25, 2007 at 10:43 am

We followed the export subsidies of Danish-Swedish dairy giant Arla and analysed, what changes in EU export subsidies (as discussed in 2005 in the WTO) would mean for Danish jobs and Danish farmers. Read the rest of this entry »

From Bismarck to Hong Kong

In Archive, Stories on December 14, 2005 at 7:53 pm

Fra Bismarck til Hong Kong – Danish Daily Information – Fra Bismarck til Hong Kong – History of the European agricultural policy.

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Fake butter doesn’t smell

In Archive, Stories on January 26, 2005 at 4:36 pm

Falsk smør lugter ikke… Sidst i 90’erne blev der udbetalt millionbeløb i landbrugsstøtte til produktion og eksport af smør. Men smørret var blandet op med fedt og kemikalier – og det udløser ikke landbrugsstøtte. På trods af retssager er pengene endnu ikke betalt tilbage. Artikel i Dagbladet Information. Read the rest of this entry »