Drawing together the future of EU agri-food systems
Organised by the think tank Farm Europe in partnership with Confagricoltura, the Global Food Forum 2017 will gather, on the 20 & 21st October more than 200 representatives from the European institutions, national administrations, farmers' organisations, companies and experts. Objective: reflect together on the future of European agriculture and food policies.
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Posted on 11/12/2017 - By Joao Pacheco

The recent agreement between the European Commission and the UK on the first phase of the Brexit negotiations is good news. Assuming that Brexit is not reversible, having the best possible understanding on the future relationship is in the interest of the EU27 and its agri-food sector. The agreement on the first phase opens up […]

Posted on 29/11/2017 - By Farm Europe

  PRESS RELEASE 29 November, 2017 The “New Delivery Mechanism”, which is central in the European Commission’s communication on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), presented on 29 November, would pave the way for a lesser role for Europe, greater complexity for national administration, competition distorsions for economic actors and less efficiency when […]

Posted on 13/10/2017 - By Farm Europe

The compromise reached yesterday between the 3 institutions of the European Union on the agricultural component of the Omnibus regulation is a significant step forward for the Common Agriculture Policy. It is the equivalent of a mid-term review of the CAP and a demonstration that in a European Union whose political gears are in motion […]

Events
19/10/2017

Global Food Forum 2017

On a Farm, close to Venice, du 19/10/2017 19:00 to 21/10/2017 14:00

 An event supported by: The 2017 Global Food Forum will take place on the 20-21 October 2017, focusing on “EU food systems: building economic & environmental value chains”. Discussions will take place in Italy, in a rural village and vineyards around Susegana, close to Venice, and a report of the event will be presented later to EU decision-makers.  The  Forum will start on […]

11/07/2017

Biofuels: surmounting populism for a fact-based policy

European Parliament, du 11/07/2017 12:30 to 11/07/2017 14:00

Under the patronage of Ms Angelique Delahaye and Mr Peter Jahr, MEPs, this event will be an opportunity to present the Green Energy Platform initiative, whose aim is to strongly support the EU sourced biofuels, developed in close relation with the EU agricultural sector. The European Union should be proud of its agriculture, which is in a position of securing at the same time a high level […]

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BREXIT: GOOD NEWS BUT MANY QUESTIONS REMAIN
Blog - Posted on 11/12/2017 - By Joao Pacheco

The recent agreement between the European Commission and the UK on the first phase of the Brexit negotiations is good news. Assuming that Brexit is not reversible, having the best possible understanding on the future relationship is in the interest of the EU27 and its agri-food sector. The agreement on the first phase opens up […]

A sustainable approach towards biofuels in the Palm oil debate
Blog - Posted on 07/04/2017 - By Luc Vernet & Valeria D'Agostino

This week, the European Parliament voted on a report “calling on the European Commission to take measures to ensure among others the phasing out of palm oil in biofuels by 2020 and a single certification scheme for palm oil entering the EU market”. This report tackled the highly debated issue of imported palm oil, and […]