Desertification: Causes and Solutions

Desertification is a process of land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid regions, resulting in loss of productivity and biodiversity. It is caused by a combination of factors including climate change, overgrazing, deforestation, soil erosion, and improper land management practices. The impact of desertification is widespread and affects both the environment and people. As … Read more

More on the Andalusian drought crisis

Andalusia, the beautiful region located in southern Spain, known for its natural and architectural beauties, nice people, wonderful climate, good food and superb wines, is currently facing a severe drought crisis. The lack of rainfall has led to a significant decrease in water supply, causing harm to the local agriculture and leading to water scarcity … Read more

Avocado production during this campaign in Spain will be reduced by at least 25%

Avocado production in Spain during this campaign will be reduced by at least 25% compared to last year, resulting in lower market availability, as the harvest of the so-called “green gold” has also decreased in other competing countries. “, whose consumption continues to grow in Europe. This scarcity gives farmers hope that the campaign will … Read more

Mango producers in Andalucia on a war footing


Last October, mango producers in Andalucia (Spain) met and discussed abandoning cultivation due to the low prices imposed by distribution chains, which, they claimed, meant that between 70 and 80 percent were purchased below what they considered worthy, hiding behind that did not meet caliber standards. The provincial secretary of the COAG agrarian organization in … Read more

The Importance of Organic Farming

The goal of organic farming, as a comprehensive approach to farm management, is to establish a food production system that is socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable. Instead of relying on external farming inputs like pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, additives, and genetically engineered organisms, organic farming is more specifically oriented on maintaining the agroecosystem. To put it … Read more