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 21/03/2017 - By Farm Europe

Brussels, 21st March 2017 – Today, Farm Europe organized a discussion on the “Future of the EU livestock sector – The way forward”, at the European Parliament under the patronage of Vice President Mairead McGuinness and Michel Dantin, MEP. The European beef sector is one of the most important agri-food sectors in Europe. It is characterized by great diversity and it is […]

Posted on 08/03/2017 - By Valeria D'Agostino

Today, in our society, the safeguard of the ecosystem as a common good is an issue, which is becoming every day more relevant. Being an activity with a notable correlation to environmental issues, food safety, health and respect for animal welfare, animal husbandry deserves particular attention in order to guarantee both its economic and environmental […]

Posted on 20/02/2017 - By Farm Europe

Xavier Beulin, a fervent defender of farmers and their food related industry, was convinced that, above all, the European Union would offer them the best protection against the challenges of tomorrow.   Xavier Beulin was a demanding European who worried about the current state of the European project. He did not accept that an increasingly […]

Posted on 13/02/2017 - By Yves Madre & Pieter Devuyst

Meeting the future demand for food will largely depend on the ability of the farming sector to increase its production by improving its productivity. Essentially, an improvement in agricultural productivity means that less input is needed to produce the same amount (or more) of output. In other words, this means that farmers are faced with […]

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21/03/2017

Future of the EU livestock sector – The way forward

European Parliament (Brussels) ,du 21/03/2017 12:30:00 to 21/03/2017 14:00:00

EP conversation on “Future of the EU livestock sector – The way forward?”, which will be held on Tuesday 21 March from 12h30 to 14h00, at the European Parliament (Brussels) under the patronage of Vice President Mairead McGuinness and Michel Dantin, MEP. The European beef sector is at the foundation of the economic fabric of many regions across the EU. In the […]

05/05/2017

Regional Forum in Prague (Czech Republic)

,du 05/05/2017 10:30:00 to 05/05/2017 18:30:00
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Reflections on the evolution of the European regulation on Animal Welfare: state-of-the art and potential improvements
Blog - Posted on 08/03/2017 - By Valeria D'Agostino

Today, in our society, the safeguard of the ecosystem as a common good is an issue, which is becoming every day more relevant. Being an activity with a notable correlation to environmental issues, food safety, health and respect for animal welfare, animal husbandry deserves particular attention in order to guarantee both its economic and environmental […]

Productivity in EU agriculture: barely growing, and for the wrong reasons
Blog - Posted on 13/02/2017 - By Yves Madre & Pieter Devuyst

Meeting the future demand for food will largely depend on the ability of the farming sector to increase its production by improving its productivity. Essentially, an improvement in agricultural productivity means that less input is needed to produce the same amount (or more) of output. In other words, this means that farmers are faced with […]