• France has recovered its status as being a country free of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). This result was obtained thanks to cleaning all outbreaks of H5N8 HPAI identified between the end of 2016 and June 2017 and the absence of new outbreaks detected on French territory for more than three months.
  • The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) takes place in Bonn, Germany, from Nov. 6 to 17. This is an important event for France, which is committed to integrating agriculture and forests into the fight against climate change.
  • Is it possible to improve the food supply of people having to face financial difficulties, while taking into account both nutritional quality and food price? According to a new study, the answer is yes, based on more than five years of research.
  • From mid-October until the end of November, the Alimenterre Festival is proposing hundreds of events all across France on the theme of “The future is at stake on our plates.”
  • A certain special selection of high-quality apples and pears of the Savoie area of southeastern France benefit from a protected geographical indication status. Sixteen different types of apples and six varieties of pears are produced under this label in orchards located in the valleys of this mountainous area of France.