Dairy package II: What hope for the dairy sector ?
Six months after a first package of measures, the Commission has announced a second package of measures at the Council of Agriculture Ministers. Will this package do anything to improve the very difficult situation that European farmers have been enduring for months now?
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Posted on 26/05/2016 - By Farm Europe

26.05.2016 – Brussels. Today, Farm Europe hosted a reflection group on the situation of the global milk market, gathering key players and high representatives on both EU and global milk markets. The milk crisis is entering its second consecutive year, with no hope of a recovery in the short term. Farms are disappearing daily. If […]

Posted on 25/05/2016 - By Yves Madre

While the debate on the necessary evolution of the future CAP is about to rebound, thanks to the informal Council of agricultural ministers and to the Dutch presidency, this weekend, it is a good opportunity to come back on the discussion that has been on going around Farm Europe activities for now more than one […]

Posted on 03/05/2016 - By Farm Europe

Today, Farm Europe hosted a debate on how Climate Change is impacting agriculture and food systems in a world experiencing more instable and volatile markets. Food production has become very interdependent and supply side shocks due to draught, disease, severe climate events and lately climate change contribute to a high degree of volatility on output. […]

Events
11/05/2016

EU-Mercosur FTA: what is at stake?

,du 11/05/2016 10:00:00 to 11/05/2016 12:30:00

The EU-MERCOSUR Free Trade negotiations were launched by the end of 1995, more than 20 years ago. The stop and go pattern reached a high go point in 2004 when both the EU and the then 4 Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) got very close to concluding the deal.

11/05/2016

Forging a new ambition for the EU beef sector

,du 11/05/2016 14:30:00 to 11/05/2016 16:30:00

The European beef sector is one of the most important agri-food sectors in Europe. Profound changes in consumption, technologies, and public policy & international trade are combining to make the future unpredictable, or at least difficult to foresee.

Blog
New Normal : Sustained low agricultural prices or more volatility ?
Blog - Posted on 25/05/2016 - By Lars Hoelgaard

On May 3 Farm Europe hosted a debate on how Climate Change is impacting agriculture and food systems in a world experiencing more instable and volatile markets. The background was an event under the Heading ”Food Chain Reaction: A Global Food Security Game” which took place Washington, D.C in November 2015, and where Farm Europe […]

On the road to reformulation of food products?
Blog - Posted on 14/04/2016 - By Horacio Aleman

COMMENTS ON THE DUTCH PRESIDENCY EU CONFERENCE ON FOOD PRODUCTS IMPROVEMENT. Earlier this year, the Dutch Presidency brought together representatives of Member States, International Organizations and European stakeholders, in order to discuss (about) one of the most controversial issues (apart from taxes) in the fight against obesity: reformulation of food products. The Dutch Presidency has […]