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Universities across Europe are to take part in a €10m project to transform farming.

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Recent policies of agriculture based on intense mechanisation, excessive use of external inputs (water, energy, fertilisers, pesticides etc) and mono-crop farming has resulted in soil degradation, reduced biodiversity and increased economic risk for European farmers. To increase diversification, biodiversity and foster sustainable development of bioeconomy, the European-wide consortium is aiming to develop and deploy innovative farming and agribusiness models.