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A systems perspective on sustainable agriculture: ‘MAGIC’ approach presented at European Parliament

A systems perspective on sustainable agriculture: ‘MAGIC’ approach presented at European Parliament

MAGIC breakfast at European Parliament (c) James Hutton Institute
"Policymaking in this area is incredibly challenging and can benefit from new, more holistic, analytical approaches to identify where change is needed, and to better anticipate the consequences of potential interventions"
The European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium

Adopting a systems perspective is essential to help agriculture contribute to Europe’s own policy objectives and also international targets such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals. That was one of the key messages of a presentation delivered by Hutton scientists Dr Kerry Waylen (SEGS) and Dr Keith Matthews (ICS) with Professor Mario Giampietro (Autonomous University of Barcelona) at a ‘MAGIC’ breakfast at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute