A common vision for the future of EU agri-food systems
Farm Europe presented at the European Parliament the results and recommendations of the Global Food Forum 2017, which draws on a year of consultations and discussions among stakeholders. The full report can be downloaded following the link below.
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Posted on 26/03/2018 - By Farm Europe

Press release – Brussels, 26th March 2018 Despite 30 years of efforts and no less than 5 “protein plans”, the European Union still suffers from a considerable chronic deficit in plant proteins: more than 30 million tonnes of soybean crops were imported during 2016-17. This figure comes under the spotlight in the analysis presented today, […]

Posted on 21/03/2018 - By Joao Pacheco

The good news is that an agreement was found on the Brexit transition period, lasting through end 2020. Till then the UK will be part of the EU Customs Union and Single Market, so there will be no disruptions to trade on agri-food products between the EU27 and the UK. Definitely that is good news, […]

Posted on 07/03/2018 - By Farm Europe

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 7 March 2018. On March 6th 2018, Farm Europe presented at the European Parliament in Brussels the results and recommendations of the Global Food Forum 2017, which draws on a year of consultations and discussions among stakeholders. “We need a truly common European approach to build a shared ambition, to secure the […]

Posted on 20/02/2018 - By Valeria D'Agostino

Brussels, February 20th.  As a continuation of a previous discussion (January 29th) on the future of Europe’s post-2020 agricultural policy among the European Agriculture Ministers, the Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) chaired by Bulgarian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry Mr. Porodzanov, was held yesterday, February 19th 2018 in Brussels. It represented a second thematic […]

Events
17/09/2018

Global Food Forum 2018

ON A TYPICAL FARMHOUSE, CLOSE TO PAVIA, du 17/09/2018 12:30 to 18/09/2018 16:30

The 2018 Global Food Forum will take place on the 17-18 September 2018, focusing on “EU food systems: Building winning strategies for dynamic sectors and territories – Innovation, Responsibility, Resilience”. Discussions will take place in a typical farmhouse in the heart of Lombardy countryside, close to Pavia (Italy).  The  Forum will start on Monday, 17th of September at 12h30 with an informal lunch among participants allowing an initial round of exchanges. […]

25/04/2018

Which Brexit costs on the EU and CAP budgets ?

Rond-Point Schuman 9, 1040 Brussels, du 25/04/2018 08:30 to 25/04/2018 10:00

We are pleased to invite you to our breakfast-event at Farm Europe premises on: ” Which Brexit costs on the EU and CAP budgets – Which impacts on farm incomes?”, which will be chaired and opened by MEP Paolo De Castro. A panel discussion will follow with Ms Cristina Rueda-Catry, member of  Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet, Mr João Pacheco, Senior fellow […]

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BREXIT: ONLY GOOD NEWS?
Blog - Posted on 21/03/2018 - By Joao Pacheco

The good news is that an agreement was found on the Brexit transition period, lasting through end 2020. Till then the UK will be part of the EU Customs Union and Single Market, so there will be no disruptions to trade on agri-food products between the EU27 and the UK. Definitely that is good news, […]

EUROPE MUST HAVE A STRATEGY FOR ITS AGRICULTURE
Blog - Posted on 08/03/2018 - By Farm Europe

Presentation of the outcomes and recommendations of the Global Food Forum 2017 Opening speech of Michel DANTIN, MEP.  Mr. President, Dear colleagues and friends, I am pleased to welcome you here today at the European Parliament and to present the recommendations of the 2017 Global Food Forum, which brought us together in Italy last October. […]