FARM TO FORK: COMBINING FOOD & CLIMATE CHALLENGES
Food sovereignty, climate & biodiversity must not be on a collision course, on the contrary. The war in Ukraine shed lights on the food security challenge. More than ever the Farm to Fork strategy must integrate both food & environmental ambitions.
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Posted on 28/09/2022 - By Yves Madre and Giacomo Guala

On September 9th, 2022, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) -the in-house research department-, has published a few analyses[1] concerning the soon-to-be-revised Regulation EC 1169/2011on the provision of Food Information to Consumers (FIC). The reports are intended to be used by the Commission for its revision proposal to be published later during 2023.  The JRC’s study titled “Front-of-pack […]

Posted on 14/09/2022 - By Farm Europe

This week the European Parliament has set two decisive milestones for the sustainable use of natural resources and the mobilisation of European agriculture to meet the climate challenge and make the European economy more sovereign and resilient.  Firstly, with today’s vote on the Renewable Energy Directive. The European Parliament confirms the place of biofuels, including first-generation […]

Posted on 09/09/2022 - By Farm Europe

Context In the face of the Ukrainian war and the Russian blockade on Ukraine’s ports, the UN launched the Black Sea Grain initiative in coordination with representatives of Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, to contribute to global food security by allowing the export of grain and foodstuffs from three key Ukrainian ports (Odesa, Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi). Since […]

Posted on 02/09/2022 - By Farm Europe

In August, the record drought and heat waves have continued, forcing wine producers to start harvesting in advance throughout Europe. Italy has foreseen a -10% drop in its production, while France is back on track, compared to last year’s performance. Nonetheless, in France the discussions have continued in advancing the issue of irrigation. Full note […]

Events
29/06/2022

Carbon & Agriculture : certifying sequestration and GHG reduction

Online, du 29/06/2022 10:00 to 29/06/2022 12:00

The developments around carbon farming represent major impact on the way farmers operate across Europe, and an opportunity to define a common EU standard for the transparent identification of activities that remove carbon from the atmosphere in a sustainable way.

11/05/2022

Smart Farming for sustainability

Online, du 11/05/2022 10:00 to 11/05/2022 12:00

On May 11th, from 10 to 12 a.m, we will be hosting the online event organised by Life Gaia Sense by the title ’Smart Farming for sustainability’.  During the event, speakers will explain the final outcomes of the EU Life-funded project, bringing their experience on how smart farming technologies can contribute to more sustainable farming systems.  More […]

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OVERVIEW: Destinations of outbound vessels under the UN Black Sea Grain Initiative
Blog - Posted on 09/09/2022 - By Farm Europe

Context In the face of the Ukrainian war and the Russian blockade on Ukraine’s ports, the UN launched the Black Sea Grain initiative in coordination with representatives of Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, to contribute to global food security by allowing the export of grain and foodstuffs from three key Ukrainian ports (Odesa, Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi). Since […]

Unprecedented crisis call for unprecedented reaction at European level
Blog - Posted on 30/08/2022 - By Farm Europe

For almost three years now (since the beginning of the Covid crisis), European agriculture has been dealing with one challenge after another and one crisis after yet another one. The cumulative consequences of these challenges continue and, even increase, when they are not anymore at the headlines. And this will be a serious threat on […]