EU agri-food sectors as front runners of EU future
The 4th Edition of the Global Food Forum took place on the 2nd and 3rd of December in the European parliament (Brussels). An opportunity to draw orientations for the future of EU policies having an impact on EU agri-food systems including the Common Agricultural Policy.
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Posted on 04/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

The month of February 2021 has been marked by discussions on a French recovery plan for biosecurity and animal welfare, Ireland’s first animal welfare strategy and the proposal of a national animal welfare label in Italy. At European level, the Beating Cancer Plan of the European Commission was published on February 3rd, 2021 – causing […]

Posted on 04/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

In February 2021, several countries have approved aids for sectors or companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. At European level, the aid package for winegrowers has been extended by a year on February 4th, 2021. Following outbreaks of COVID-19 in mink farms, the EFSA calls for better monitoring of mink farms by testing animals and […]

Posted on 23/02/2021 - By Farm Europe

February 2021 Faced with a CAP reform proposal put forward by the Commission and proposing to fundamentally change the way the CAP operates and is managed, the European Parliament and the Council of Agriculture Ministers have adopted very different positions. Advocating for a CAP that also remains common in its management, the European Parliament has […]

Posted on 09/02/2021 - By Farm Europe

The month of January 2021 was characterised by changes in trade following Brexit, which also affected the wine sector. US president Joe Biden assumed office on January 20th 2021 as hopes rise for a shared solution concerning the on-going tariff conflict. At the same time, calls from France for a compensation fund from the European […]

Events
11/02/2021

DEFORESTATION: WHICH STRATEGIES? Seizing the available tools for the EU to develop winning strategies to halt deforestation

ZOOM, du 11/02/2021 14:00 to 11/02/2021 16:00

The event will give the opportunity to present a detailed, practical oriented perspective on how innovation can be used today effectively and efficiently on a large scale to protect the world’s forests by stepping up the efforts on stopping deforestation and achieving deforestation-free commodities to combat imported deforestation. The event is organized under the patronage […]

02/12/2020

WINE SECTOR: THE CRISIS AND A STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE

Zoom, du 02/12/2020 11:00 to 02/12/2020 13:00

French, Italian and Spanish wine cooperatives – representing more than 50% of European production – organize a public debate together with the Wine Institute by the European Think Tank Farm Europe on the future of the wine sector. Speakers: Pau Roca – Director General of International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) Denis Pantini – Director Wine Monitor at Nomisma Clara Aguilera – Member of the European Parliament […]

Blog
EU Rural Incomes and Biofuels
Blog - Posted on 05/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

March 2021 Abstract This paper aims to cast a light on the nexus between the profitability of rural livelihoods and biofuels within the EU. In doing so, it focuses on putting the deep and structural relationship between rural labour and biofuels into a data driven perspective to highlight what is rarely discussed: the low wages […]

THE COMMISSION 2021 PROMOTION POLICY IS SURPRISINGLY FLAWED
Blog - Posted on 02/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

The EU agri-food promotion policy is a very important tool to expand sales and increase penetration in international markets. In the current times, marked by the negative effects of the Covid-19 crisis in some key sectors and uncertainty on the future outlook, farmers are even more eagerly reliant upon the boost that promotion programmes bring […]