PRESS RELEASE Pavia, Italy – 16 October 2016 This weekend, more than 200 representatives from 18 different EU Member States participated in the Global Food Forum, which took place on a farm close to Pavia (Italy). Economic leaders, representatives of EU institutions and governments reflected, together, on the future challenges and the need of a renewed vision for the agricultural […]
CEJA young farmer representatives from around Europe have gathered together today in Brussels to discuss the topic of risk management tools and insurance. This morning, Mr. Yves Madre (Farm Europe) is presenting to CEJA young farmer representatives on Farm Europe’s view of risk management tools and insurance in the agricultural sector.
The European Commission can rightly be proud of the success of the milk reduction scheme launched in early September. With 1,07 million tonnes to be withdrawn from the market, the €150 million milk reduction scheme announced in July has shown its capacity to be an effective tool to rebalance the market and contribute to the upwards recovery of […]
At the July 18 meeting of European Agricultural Ministers the European Commission presented a new package of emergency measures to help European dairy farmers who have been suffering for the last two years from collapsing market prices. In brief: The Commission appears to have accepted the principle that the European market needs to be rebalanced […]
The agri-food sector is at the crossroads between huge opportunities and massive pressure. Every single decision needs to be informed by a wide range of factors, where citizen expectations, breakthrough technologies and consumption patterns in developed but also in developing countries are only the tip of the iceberg. To cope with these challenges we truly believe […]
A new regional step of the Global Food Forum initiative will take place in Romania, in partnership with the ministry of Agriculture. Opening conference: What is at stake in terms of Investments? 3 workshops: on competitiveness, resilience and sustainability.
Opening Speechof the Global Food Forum By Mario Guidi, The Global Food Forum is a place to speak frankly, in our own name. It is a place to leave at the door the usual ready-made speeches – the Line To Take as we say in Brussels. We are here in Pavia, at the heart of […]
The Global Food Forum will take place on 14 and 15 October, on a farm close to Milan (Italy). Organised by the think tank Farm Europe in partnership with Confagricoltura, the event will gather more than 200 top representatives from the European institutions, national administrations, farmers’ organisations, companies and experts, who are coming from all across the EU and are willing to reflect […]