The Dutch government will keep pushing for a reduction of nitrogen emissions by half by 2030. It will purchase up to 3000 farms, and force those who refuse to sell to do so.
Last week Christianne van der Walzelink (Dutch Minister of Nitrogen) stated that there was no better deal.
Want to know more? Get more information from the Dutch. To meet the 2030 EU conservation goal, the Netherlands will have to close down 11200 farms and 17600 countries in order to significantly reduce their livestock numbers.
The Netherlands is the second largest agricultural exporter IN THE WORLD and now the Dutch government is forcing the closure of 3000 farms to obey the EU. It’s like they want us to starve to death. 😡 pic.twitter.com/fzLBVtCQyz
— .. (@Xx17965797N) November 29, 2022
Leaders stated that they would spend $25 billion to purchase the property and that they will go “well beyond” their property valuations. Farmers could benefit from this extra cash, as they are likely to be unemployed.
The actions of the Dutch leadership are not appealing to those who rely on them for their livelihood. View:
Sky News Australia July:
Wytse Sonnenma, Netherlands Agricultural, and Horticultural Organization say there is a general feeling of frustration, anger, and even despair among farmers when it comes to proposals for nitrogen reduction targets.
Imagine you’re a fifth-generation farmer living on your land. You become part of your local community. Then you see a map that shows no future.
The future of agriculture is bleak. The future of the cultural, economic, and social fabric of the country is also bleak.
The Dutch economy is heavily dependent on agriculture. The Dutch economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, despite being smaller than Maryland.
The EU claims to be enlightened and is a symbol of Democracy. It is why it is so strange to see farmers being expelled from land that they may have owned for generations.
They could be putting their nation at risk by reducing their agricultural output. My co-worker observed this summer that Sri Lanka had learned the hard lesson that people can get cranky when their country’s production falls.
Ted Nordhaus, Executive Director of Breakthrough Institute, a global research center, stated that “global agricultural is in some way zero-sum.” ”
He explained how a drop in productivity or yields in the Netherlands means that there is more demand elsewhere.
However, this “somewhere else” will see its nitrogen emissions increase.