3 days ago
Hundreds of tractors blocking highways into France's capital Paris. Prime minister Gabriel Attal has already announced several measures in parliament to placate the farmers, but they are not convinced.
French farmers are blockading key motorways around Paris for a second consecutive day this Tuesday. They are determined to show that they can hold out for several days if new measures due to be announced by the French government continue to disappoint.
We take a look at the growing momentum behind protests by French farmers and how the far right is hoping to seize upon their anger.
2 Jul 2023
Agriculture in France is not immune to the digital revolution. More and more farmers are using IT tools to carry out their administrative and technical tasks. But some go much further: from fully robotic milking of cows, to connected cameras, to data gathering and even a digital fruit and vegetable market. FRANCE 24 went to meet some of these farmers for whom technology represents the future of their livelihood.