THE “C” OF THE CAP RESCUED
The mobilisation to "keep the C" of the Common Agricultural Policy was successful. The European Parliament obtained key amendements to the Commission's proposal securing a level playing field in the control system of the policy.
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Posted on 15/09/2021 - By Farm Europe

At the 10th anniversary of the event, Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, has given today her second ‘State of the Union Address’ at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. This annual event is significant to demonstrate the European Commission’s accountability towards the EU’s democratically elected representatives, the Members of the European […]

Posted on 02/09/2021 - By Farm Europe

The Summer months have been full of international attention to food policies: starting in July, with the to the UN Food System Pre-Summit held in Rome, where civil society, private sector businesses, decision-makers and other stakeholders met to discuss the issues of transforming the global food systems, in preparation to the Food System Summit to […]

Posted on 01/09/2021 - By Farm Europe

While August has been a quiet month, July has seen some movements as regarding the Farm to Fork Strategy sponsored by the services of the European Commission. An unofficial impact assessment of the strategy has been published during the holidays considering the impacts of the targets on the EU agri-food markets, together with a report […]

Events
15/11/2021

GFF 2021: How can the Green Deal be a good deal ?

On a farm close to Brussels, du 15/11/2021 16:00 to 16/11/2021 18:00

    The Green Deal: how to make it a good deal ? To meet this challenge in the agricultural sector, Europe will need to mobilise all energies and goodwill ! That’s why Farm Europe will gather, for the 5th edition of the Global Food Forum, prominent figures from the European institutions, national Ministers, economic […]

27/05/2021

New Genomic Techniques: opportunities and threats for the EU agriculture

Zoom, du 27/05/2021 14:00 to 27/05/2021 15:30

Following the publication of the European Commission’s study on the evaluation of the legal framework of new genomic techniques, Farm Europe organises a webinar with representatives of the European Institutions and scientists to stimulate the debate. You may rewatch the event on the following link, using the passcode mentioned below: https://zoom.us/rec/share/jK8ZAjJn9ScaYyW8uAQYP-pzYwmZbkAdnu14nMAaQZrG7rerPWfaEAGSxX3VFIkX.qlNfLGOqkmKcCd9c Passcode: Lq.#FB2K   The […]

Blog
THE IMPACT OF THE FARM TO FORK AND BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY – LOTS OF PAIN FOR LITTLE GAIN
Blog - Posted on 06/09/2021 - By Farm Europe

The Commission has finally released a study on the impact of its F2F and Biodiversity Strategy proposals on the agriculture sector. The key commitments that directly affect the EU farming sector include reducing the use of chemical pesticides by 50% and of fertilisers by 20%, setting of at least 10% of agricultural area under high-diversity […]

Green Energy Platform – “Fit for 55” : renewables from EU agriculture key to make EU’s ambition affordable, realistic and sustainable
Blog - Posted on 14/07/2021 - By Farm Europe

The Green Energy Platform (GEP) welcomes the level of ambition and the fact that renewable energy from EU agriculture (i.e. biofuels & biomethane) is recognised as an essential lever for achieving the objectives of the draft « Fit for 55 » package, in particular for transport, which is the most challenging sector to decarbonise. However, […]