Porritt lambasts 'illiterate' DEFRA

King, Jane; Ashbridge, Ian
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the criticisms made by Jonathon Porritt, chairman of the Sustainable Development Commission in Great Britain, against the government and Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary David Milliband during a Soil Association Conference in England. He stated that Milliband is not in the position to remark that environmental security was a bigger issue for farming than food security. He questioned the U.S. government's commitment to boost biofuel production.


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