b'creation of an identity brand that protects Italian genius and crea-tivity. There is also a focus on innovation in agriculture. The goal is to promote an Italian agricultural supply chain aimed at innovation with new technologies that implement the ecological transition.The Lega would like to see a bigger self-sufficiency, in order to ensure the countrys food security and make commodity prices less susceptible to international tensions and speculation. There should be vouchers in agriculture, but only if introduced in a stable manner.With regards to the Italian chain of research, development and application of new techniques and technologies in agriculture, the Lega is proposing to create a network of excellence aimed at innovation, support for farms and the creation of a Ministry of Agribusiness. The party continues its commitment at European level for a system of origin labelling of food and its main ingredients. FORZA ITALIAIn addition to the coalitions framework programme agreement, Forza Italias programme includes a series of measures in favour of businesses, especially through tax and bureaucratic relief for com-panies, the protection of Italian-made products and the pursuit of the challenge of energy self-sufficiency.It also seeks to strengthen the agri-food supply chain, by pro-moting European companies and food safety through a Re-food EU strategic plan, the encouragement of innovation through NBTs in agriculture, the fight against the inclusion of diesel for agriculture in sustainable development measures, and alternatives to the collapse of agricultural production following the European Commissions proposal to reduce agro-pharmaceuticals by 50% by 2035.Similar to other parties, also Forza wants to strengthen Made in Italy, by promoting quality brands, protection of trademarks and patents, approval of the Industrial Property Bill, implementation of the laws on organic, and unfair practices approved by the Italian Parliament and the fight against Italian sounding. Alberto LippariniThere should be incentives for the agro-industry, e.g., by a reform of development contracts, innovation agreements, revision of Industry 4.0, a training bonus, improvement of the tax-business relationship,Italian Sounding is the incentives for the circular economy, agri-voltaics and agro-energy. marketing phenomenon NOI MODERATI consisting of words and images, The smallest and least well known of the four coalition partnerscolour combinations (the Italian wishes to boost Made in Italy, by promoting and protecting Italiantricolour) and geographical excellence, combined with an opposition to synthetic food and foodreferences for brands that are from countries where there is no commercial reciprocity, for exampleevocative of Italy to promote in the use of plant protection products. In terms of water resources,and market agri-food products the partys intention is to increase rainwater harvesting capacity tothat have nothing to do with 25 billion cubic metres for irrigation use in times of drought. AndItalian cuisine.the party will support incentives for businesses. The intention is to promote the system of competition, bureaucratic simplification (also with incentives for digitalisation), the cutting of the tax wedge and the raising of company welfare bonus thresholds - from 3,000 to 6,000.SWORD OF DAMOCLES The Nutri-Score, also It seems that in its first months of activity, the new governmentknown as the 5-Colour seems to be keeping the straight rudder on the intentions that were announced in the election campaign. Nutrition label or 5-CNL, The new Ministry of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty andis a five-colour nutrition Forestry has stamped its name on its main objectivefood sov- label and nutritional ereigntyand is moving accordingly: more controls, measures torating system, and an support local production, organic farming, and the fight againstattempt to simplify the Nutriscore, says Alberto Lipparini, Director of the Italian Seednutritional rating system demonstrating the Association ASSOSEMENTI.overall nutritional value of food products. It For the time being, we are also enjoying a more favourableassigns products a rating letter from A (best) attitude towards innovation in agriculture, which also includesto E (worst), with associated colours from NGTs, even though the sword of Damocles of the Ministry of thegreen to red.Environment hangs above it. This Ministry in Italy holds this spe-cific dossier on NBTs, together with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture, the latter two being more open to new technologies, he adds. 40IEUROPEAN SEEDIEUROPEAN-SEED.COM'