News - Agriculture and food safety
10 news items on Agriculture and food safety
No large-scale logging, but also no national insight into results of forest management
Uncertain whether forest management will achieve intended results The image that has emerged in recent years that ...
Netherlands Court of Audit: strategic stocks not always kept
The COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have demonstrated how scarce raw materials and essential products can become. The ...
More grants, fewer black-tailed godwits
20 years’ policy to protect meadow birds The policy to protect meadow birds such as the black-tailed godwit is not working. In ...
Rules to prevent manure pollution are the cause of the problem rather than the solution
Changes in laws and regulations have not helped reduce manure pollution. On the contrary, the accumulation of rules seems to be ...
No-deal Brexit would cost the Netherlands €2.3 billion
Customs not fully prepared on exit date 29 March 2019 If the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without reaching an ...
Merged NVWA has not achieve its planned savings
Pros and cons of merging inspectorates inadequately studied in advance
Comments on the Ministry of Economic Affairs' 2014 agriculture and nature budget
The Court of Audit submitted a second letter on the Ministry of Economic Affairs' 2014 budget to the House of Representatives on ...
Court of Audit background report on tradable rights and the environment
‘Tradable rights’ is the name given to permits granted by the government to private companies to do something, up to a given ...
Ammonia policy having only limited effect
Little progress in animal welfare policy in intensive livestock farming
Plaice and sole catches slowly becoming more sustainable
Beam trawlers modernised, fewer government checks a matter of concern