Published 22 Dec 2005
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:17 PM
The IRENA indicator report on agriculture and the environment was released today.
Through an analysis of 42 agri-environment indicators the report provides a
comprehensive overview of the impact of the agriculture sector on water
resources, soils, air quality and climate change as well as biodiversity and
landscapes. The report is one of the outputs of the IRENA project (Indicator
Reporting on the Integration of Environmental Concerns into Agriculture Policy),
a joint exercise between the European Commission (DG Agriculture, DG
Environment, Eurostat, Joint Research Centre) and the European Environment
In August this year, more than 190 countries reached a consensus on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. And later this month, Heads of State will adopt this Agenda along with ...