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Doubling the Farming Budget: A Call for Environmental Justice

In a bid for change, a collective voice rises, advocating for a pivotal shift: doubling the farming budget. The reasoning is simple yet profound—it’s the linchpin for steering the agricultural sector toward a more sustainable path.

At its core, the movement acknowledges a fundamental truth: food is a basic human necessity, and farmers serve as its custodians. However, the current allocation of resources paints a stark picture, with farming receiving less than 0.4% of UK public spending. This disparity undermines farmers’ pivotal role and threatens our food security and environmental well-being.

The call for increased funding isn’t merely a plea for more resources but a push for a transition to environmentally sound farming practices. This transition encompasses safeguarding farmers’ livelihoods, fortifying resilient local food systems, and opening avenues for aspiring individuals to enter the farming and food production sectors.

The urgency of this transition cannot be overstated. Climate change, biodiversity loss, and food insecurity loom large on the horizon, necessitating immediate and decisive action.

Despite the pressing need for change, governmental response has been sluggish. Farmers continue to grapple with insufficient support to adopt environmentally friendly practices.

It’s time for a paradigm shift. It’s time for the government to demonstrate its unwavering commitment to nature, farmers, and the future of our food system.

Join the chorus of voices advocating for change. Together, we can forge a path toward a brighter, more sustainable future for agriculture and our planet.

Sign the petition here.

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