Orientations for a successful transition of agri-food systems
The 3rd Edition of the Global Food Forum took place on the 17th and 18thof September in Pavia (Italy). The GFF2018 drawn orientations for the future of EU policies with having an impact on EU agri-food systems including the Common Agricultural Policy.
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Posted on 08/04/2019 - By Farm Europe

The Member of the Agricultural Committee voted today the Horizontal Regulation which is the cornerstone of the reform package of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposed by the Commission. Farm Europe is delighted to see that the concept of a new agricultural reserve, well funded and more reactive, has been endorsed by the EP Committee by a wide majority. Such a crisis reserve financed with […]

Posted on 02/04/2019 - By Farm Europe

The Members of the agricultural committee of the European Parliament adopted today the two first reports on the Common Agricultural Policy reform. Farm Europe welcomes these votes which significantly improve the initial proposal of the European Commission. Despite the tight schedule, the Committee gave a strong orientation to the next CAP, striking the right balance […]

Posted on 25/03/2019 - By Farm Europe

Coldiretti, the largest representative organisation of Italian farmers, decided to join Farm Europe as of 1st April 2019. Farm Europe welcomes this decision which will strengthen the capacity of the think tank to develop forward looking policy paths for the future of EU food systems. Working in close cooperation with other Farm Europe’s Partners and Members, […]

Posted on 13/03/2019 - By Farm Europe

Despite the agreement reached on the Renewable Energy Directive last year and the concerns expressed on the draft submitted for consultation a month ago, the European Commission confirmed its intention to rescue palm oil in EU biofuels, in breach with the decision of the colegislators and with the will of the European citizen expressed strongly including via the #NotInMyTank website by almost 65.000 […]

Events
12/06/2019

Toward a Carbon neutral economy in Europe, Assessment of transport decarbonisation options for Member States

Rond-Point Schuman 9, 1040 Brussels - 3rd floor, du 12/06/2019 12:00 to 12/06/2019 14:00

The Green Energy Platform is pleased to invite you to our lunchtime event at Farm Europe premises on  « Toward a Carbon neutral economy in Europe, Assessment of transport decarbonisation options for Member States”.  To open the discussion, Carlo Hamelinck (Ecofys-Navigant) will unveil the final report presenting the most cost effective path for a transport policy that match […]

03/06/2019

Digital Agriculture Platform – 2d meeting

Bonifiche Ferraresi, Società Agricola, Jolanda di Savoia (Ferrara, Italy), du 03/06/2019 15:00 to 04/06/2019 13:00

The Digital Agriculture Platform (DAP) will host its 2nd meeting “in the field” very soon! Our plans for this 2nd meeting are a visit of the venue Bonifiche Ferraresi, Società Agricola during the first day, followed by a roundtable to assess and discuss the preliminary results that emerged from the pilot projects that already exist and that could feed the discussion around the CAP reform […]

Blog
Options to avoid a brutal crisis in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Blog - Posted on 06/02/2019 - By Farm Europe

As the Brexit date of 29thMarch is fast approaching without a clear prospect of an orderly exit deal, the worst case scenario of a no-deal Brexit is becoming ever more likely. Although an agreement is still possible and highly desirable, the political stalemate around the apparently intractable issue of the “backstop”, to guarantee that no […]

Trade in 2019: high stakes amid high uncertainty
Blog - Posted on 14/01/2019 - By Joao Pacheco

January 2019 One thing is certain about what trade brings to the EU agri-food sector in 2019 – high-stake issues and a high level of uncertainty on how they will unfold. The two major trade issues that could have a large impact on the sector in 2019 are the EU-US trade relations and Brexit (Mercosur […]