27Jul, 2020

New certificate QS-coordinator for AGRIDESK

Agriculture, QS|

Hereby I am happy to inform you that we successfully passed the QS coordinator audit; again with the best possible score. Producers of fruits and vegetables with a GlobalGAP-certificate that need a so-called Bundler or QS-coordinator, please send me an email. We have clients from Spain, Belgium, Holland, so distance does not play a role at all.

27Jul, 2020

Spanish GHG emissions from the agricultural sector fell by 1.4% in 2019

Agriculture, Climate change, Spain|

Preliminary data sent by the Spanish Government to Brussels show that national gross CO2 equivalent emissions were 6.2% less than in 2018. Emissions from crops fell by 1.4%, while those from livestock farming did by 0.4%. The Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge has published the Advance Inventory of GHG (greenhouse gases) Emissions for 2019. It is estimated that gross CO2 equivalent emissions amounted to 313.5 million tons, a fall of 6.2% compared to the previous year. This overall decrease in Spain took place despite the fact that 2019 was a dry hydrological year, with a 27.6% drop in [...]

27Jul, 2020

Spain: The agro food sector, one of the least affected by coronavirus lockdown

Agriculture, Covid-19, Spain|

The balance of the crisis for the food sector has been relatively positive although Spain has been one of the countries worst affected by the pandemic. Food manufacture, a key industry for the supply of the population, had to face, together with the logistics and distribution sectors, an unusual increase in demand during the first weeks of lockdown. Título Bankia Spain has been under one of the strictest lockdowns in the world since PM Sánchez declared the state of emergency on 14 March, with citizens only allowed out to buy food or medicines or visit de doctor. On 21 June, [...]


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