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 02/12/2016 - By Horacio Aleman

Undoubtedly, there is nowadays a growing sentiment towards food and its effects on health. People are worried about health risks related to certain foods. In practice, the selective approach that is prevailing, focuses exclusively on nutrition, putting aside other considerations – culture, sociology, genetics, environment, employment, economics and internal market – that are also crucial […]

Posted on 29/11/2016 - By Luc Vernet

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, November 29, 2016 Today, Farm Europe presented its report on biofuels in the context of the debates on the “Low-Emission Mobility Strategy” and the upcoming Renewable Energy Directive (RED II). The report analyses the impact of the development of biofuels in the European Union over the period 2005-2015 on agricultural land, food […]

Posted on 08/11/2016 - By Horacio Aleman & Yves Madre

As soon as the European Commission announced the launching of the Agricultural Markets Task Force, Farm Europe worked actively in order to analyse the best ways to improve the functioning of the EU food chain. We have been working with a wide range of different actors of the EU food chain, in particular in the context […]

Posted on 17/10/2016 - By Farm Europe

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 […]

Events
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.

14/10/2016

Global Food Forum 2016

On a farm, close to Milan, ITALY ,du 14/10/2016 10:00:00 to 15/10/2016 13:00:00

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 […]

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Food, nutrition and health. A step in the right direction?
Blog - Posted on 02/12/2016 - By Horacio Aleman

Undoubtedly, there is nowadays a growing sentiment towards food and its effects on health. People are worried about health risks related to certain foods. In practice, the selective approach that is prevailing, focuses exclusively on nutrition, putting aside other considerations – culture, sociology, genetics, environment, employment, economics and internal market – that are also crucial […]

What I want from Europe, GFF2016 opening speech
Blog - Posted on 17/10/2016 - By Farm Europe

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 […]