Archive for the ‘France’ Category

British agricultural report sees NZ as model for the future

May 16, 2017

A recently published report entitled The Future is Another Country by British consulting firm, Ferguson Cardo, attempts to describe a positive picture of post Brexit Britain, using the example of New Zealand in the 1980s as proof of what is possible. The authors base their hypothesis on certain key events, including the removal of subsidies, dismantling the producer boards’ funding model and compulsory acquisition rights, and a refocus away from the UK towards Asia. (more…)

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French economy in a mess

November 8, 2012

I love France and all things French, so it was with a degree of sadness that I have just read an article in Britain’s Daily Telegraph about how badly the French economy is performing. (more…)