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 02/10/2018 - By Farm Europe

In its 2050 vision, presented a few days ago, the fossil fuels industry highlighted an analysis showing that “biofuels” will be central in the transition towards a low carbon transport Europe with the potential to achieve equivalent GHG savings at lower costs for the citizens and for public spending.  According to Fuels Europe’s “Vision 2050” a full electricity scenario would call […]

Posted on 01/10/2018 - By Farm Europe

Farm Europe welcome the vote of the Agricultural Committee of the European Parliament on Unfair Trade Practices. The report drafted by Paolo de Castro is a step forward to improve the functioning of the food chain, strengthening considerably the initial proposal of the European Commission. See our full report on UTPs here.

Posted on 17/09/2018 - By Farm Europe

The third edition of the Global Food Forum (GFF2018), organised by Farm Europe in partnership with Confagricoltura, will take place on the 17&18 September. The French and the Italian Ministers for Agriculture Stephane Travert and Gian Marco Centinaio will contribute to the opening session together with Dacian Ciolos, Former Prime Minister and Commissioner for Agriculture, President […]


Global Food Forum 2018: Can EU agri-food systems be again the beating heart of the European Union?

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

REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED The 2018 Global Food Forum will take place on the 17-18 September 2018, focusing on “Can EU agri-food systems be again the beating heart of the European Union ?”. 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 […]


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 […]

Drought in Europe Summer 2018: crisis management in an orderly chaos
Blog - Posted on 02/10/2018 - By Valeria D'Agostino

This summer recorded very high temperatures, which caused droughts that affected agricultural production heavily (e.g. arable crops and animal feed) in many EU countries. At the request of many Member States, the European Commission has activated a number of measures and derogations. Nevertheless, depending on where they are located on the EU territory, European farmers […]

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, […]