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Organic products for biodiversity

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Moldova was once considered "the orchard of the Soviet Union". The fertile black soil was the bedrock for about a quarter of the fruit and vegetable production for the entire Soviet Union. Even today, agriculture is the main industry of the Republic. However, the crops are - after decades of pesticide use and monoculture production - less and less profitable. The solution could be organic agriculture. The NGO ProRuralInvest wants a switch to bioproducts - which are also demanded in the European Union. The change has effects for Moldova: better environmental protection, more biodiversity and a growing environmental awareness.

A film by Marion Hütter

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Length
7:20 Minuten

Country
Moldova

Global Ideas

The television reports and documentaries of Deutsche Welle's 'Global Ideas' media project provide people all over the world with information on model projects which implement biodiversity and climate protection. The media project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety through the IKI.