Orientations for a successful transition of agri-food systems
The 3rd Edition of the Global Food Forum took place on the 17th and 18th of September in Pavia (Italy). The GFF2018 drew 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 12/06/2019 - By Farm Europe

Brussels, 12 June 2019 Governments can craft appropriate frameworks under Effort Sharing Regulations – the National plans for Climate and Energy to be approved by the European Commission should match the overall EU ambition – agricultural sources of energy (biofuels and biogas) are existing and cost effective solutions that can go along with sustainable electricity […]

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 […]

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 – 2nd 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
2% administrative cost and 15 hours a year: is the 2013 CAP really burdensome for farmers?
Blog - Posted on 12/07/2019 - By Farm Europe

11 July 2019 The current CAP – and in particular the 2013 CAP reform – has been accused for a long time now of generating too much administrative burden for farmers. It has been called too complex, expensive and cumbersome. This has generated calls that the CAP needs further simplification. Hence, for its new CAP […]

ON THE TRADE FRONT UNCERTAINTY IS THE NEW NORM
Blog - Posted on 24/06/2019 - By Joao Pacheco

What can we expect with regard to the impact of trade issues on the EU agri-food sector till the end of the year? Difficult to say. Let us examine the main building blocks step by step. Trade Disputes The tensions with the US are lingering on, with currently a lull of the sorts between past […]