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 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 […]

Posted on 03/10/2017 - By Farm Europe

Farm Europe’s Green Energy Platfrom welcomes the opinion approved yesterday by the agricultural committee of the European Parliament on the Renewable Energy Directive. This opinion, going beyond ideology and traditional political barriers is a clear recognition of the capacity of the European Agricultural sector to act as a sustainable energy provider. It’s a positive signal […]

Posted on 20/06/2017 - By Farm Europe

Today, Farm Europe launched the Green Energy Platform gathering leading companies from Germany, France, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary and Sweden willing to reflect and promote the sustainable contribution of agriculture and related industry to the energy challenge. The platform, mobilising key actors of the EU sourced biofuels sector, will be an active contributor to the debate […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

Blog - Posted on 06/04/2017 - By Joao Pacheco

Dark clouds are gathering over the horizon, and they are not promising healthy showers. They rather risk bringing a storm that is gaining strength around the new US Administration intentions. A border adjustment tax, or an internal revenue tax mechanism, is being considered to promote exports and tax imports. Another tool being examined would tackle […]