Drawing together the future of EU agri-food systems
Organised by the think tank Farm Europe in partnership with Confagricoltura, the Global Food Forum gathered, on the 14th & 15th 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 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 […]

Posted on 07/06/2017 - By Luc Vernet

Speech at Euractiv Biofuel’s event  In a few minutes, I will not develop all the science, arguments and figures on the positive impacts of EU sourced biofuels for the EU from both an economic, environmental and rural development point of view. This has been done many times without changing the « accepted wisdom » of many in Brussels on biofuels, […]

Posted on 17/05/2017 - By Farm Europe

Today, Farm Europe organized and hosted a discussion on New Plant-Breeding Breeding Techniques.  This event has been an opportunity to better understand the potential risks and benefits of the new plant breeding techniques, thanks to a direct discussion with well-known scientists. This debate’s aim was to shed light on the challenges in relation to the ongoing discussions around the […]

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

On the 7th of February, Farm Europe launched the 2017 edition of the Global Food Forum at the European Parliament, in the presence of Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan and main EP’s leaders. We are now pleased to communicate the official dates for the 2017 Global Food Forum: 20-21 October 2017. The event, […]

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 […]

Blog
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 […]

TRADE: DO NOT MAKE IT WORST
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 […]