Benefits for society

  • Supporting Organic farming helps achieving Sustainable Development Goals[1]
  • Soil loosening is positive for water management.
  • Using non-chemical weed control has positive effect on ground water, the health of farmers and animals
  • It helps to increase the market share with organic food production comparing to conventional crops which use chemicals.
  • It supports Common agriculture policy (CAP), one of the most important EU policy [2]
  • It is in line with European Commission, Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe, healthier and more sustainable food production[3].
  • It supports EIP-AGRI Focus Group: Non-chemical weed management in arable cropping systems[4]
  • It reduces accidental pesticide poisoning [5]

[1] (Transforming food and agriculture, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United nations,  link)

[2] (Common Agricultural Policy link)

[3] (COM(2011) 571 link)

[4] (Non-chemical weed management in arable cropping systems  link)

[5] (Acute pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers in the United States)