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Since 1984, the Irish multinational Smurfit Kappa has been grabbing land in the region of Cauca, Colombia, to plant extensive pine and eucalyptus monocultures for the manufacture of paper and cardboard. These commercial plantations, covering 2,974 hectares in the municipality of Cajibío, Cauca alone, cause serious damage to nature through…

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Since 1984, the Irish multinational Smurfit Kappa has been grabbing land in the region of Cauca, Colombia, to plant extensive pine and eucalyptus monocultures for the manufacture of paper and cardboard. These commercial plantations, covering 2,974 hectares in the municipality of Cajibío, Cauca alone, cause serious damage to nature through…

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A call on the CFS to take immediate measures to fulfill its institutional mandate as Gaza faces an imminent risk of starvation

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From December 1 to 8, La Via Campesina will host their 8th International Conference in Bogota, Colombia. It is an especially important occasion for Talamh Beo as we will be incorporated officially into La Via Campesina international - becoming the first Irish member organisation of this movement. Fergal Anderson and…

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Farmers and citizens from across Ireland will come together in the Landmark Hotel in Carrick on Shannon on the 15th of October to discuss the future of agriculture and land use in Ireland

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Taking a hard look at the alarming consolidation occurring within the Irish beef industry that belies our reputation for grass-based, nature-friendly farming.

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The EU Nature Restoration Law: moving forward Now that the dust begins to settle on the EU Nature Restoration Law, there is time to reflect on some of the key issues it has raised and highlighted, and see how farmers and citizens can move forward. Bridging a false divideTalamh Beo…

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Niall Moynihan's Farm Welcome to Niall Moynihan's FarmNiall's farm is located in Mallow, County Cork. Niall has been managing his farm organically for over 15 years. The farm's main enterprise is beef, although they also keep 600-700 laying birds and a small quantity of traditional breed pigs. Niall believes that…

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Laharn Dairy Farm Welcome to Ger Buckley's FarmGer runs Laharn Dairy Farm, located in Coachford, County Cork. Laharn Dairy has been in the family for 100 years. Ger is the third generation of his family to work the land here between Coachford and Macroom. With the help of their herd…

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OURganic Gardens Welcome to OURganic Gardens Joanne's organic garden is located in Gortahork, County Donegal and boasts spectacular views of Mount Errigal! Joanne and her husband, Milo, run the gardens as an outdoor environmental education centre. They offer hands on and online courses on growing your own food, sustainability and the environment.…

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