Green Paper: Providing a roadmap for food and agriculture
Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, outlines how the Green Paper process is helping to build bridges between farmers and consumers
Healthy food and nutrition is a very immediate and personal part of our lives, and it is our agricultural sector that lays the foundation for this.
Our agricultural, horticultural, viticultural and forestry sectors also shape our homeland and landscapes. Since time immemorial, three aspects food agriculture and homeland have been inextricably linked. However, our post-industrial, globalised societies, which rely heavily on the division of labour, have led to many people losing sight of this natural connection