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 20/02/2017 - 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 […]

Posted on 07/02/2017 - By Farm Europe

Today, Farm Europe presented the final report of the 2016 edition of the Global Food Forum to the EU institutions, in the context of the public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) launched by the European Commission last week. “Time has come to table a real economic strategy for EU agriculture and […]

Events
07/02/2017

Global Food Forum – Parliament event

European Parliament (Brussels) ,du 07/02/2017 18:00:00 to 07/02/2017 20:00:00

Farm Europe will present the recommandations of the Global Food Forum at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 7th of February and launch the 2017 GFF edition. The event will take place under the patronage of MEPs Michel Dantin and Giovanni La Via, with Mr Phil Hogan, European Commissioner For Agriculture and Rural Development, keynote speaker 

29/11/2016

Towards a new vision of EU sustainable biofuels

at Farm Europe ,du 29/11/2016 13:00:00 to 29/11/2016 14:30:00

Presentation and discussion on Farm Europe’s report on “Producing Fuels and Feeds – A matter of Security and Sustainability for Europe”.  The event will provide you with an opportunity to exchange ideas on the various issues related to this very highly debated topic, in the most objective way with a wide range of stakeholders.

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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 […]

Trade: where are we heading ?
Blog - Posted on 14/12/2016 - By Joao Pacheco

Since the election of Donald Trump as the new US President the troubles facing big trade deals have reached a new stage. The TPP was already before the election under strong opposition in the US Congress. Any hopes that he might still be ratified in the “lame duck season” have faded away, and its future […]