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 11/02/2020 - By Farm Europe

This first month of the year 2020 have recorded several statements about NBT’S. The new European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said a proposal on the regulation of new plant breeding techniques (NBTs) could be included in the next “Farm to Fork” strategy. German Federal Minister for Agriculture Julia Klöckner (CDU) and MEP […]

Posted on 11/02/2020 - By Farm Europe

In terms of wine news, the first month of the year 2020 has common element with the end of 2019, namely the tariff war between the USA and the EU. Representatives of the European and American wine trade association ou quoi? have issued a joint declaration calling for the complete elimination of customs duties affecting […]

Posted on 10/02/2020 - By Farm Europe

-In its report unveiled on 5 December 2019, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) found that although EU agricultural risk management measures have partially achieved their objectives, implementation has been weak and there have been cases of overcompensation. The title summarises its conclusion: “Stabilising farmers’ incomes: a comprehensive set of tools, but low use of […]

Posted on 10/02/2020 - By Farm Europe

  Last weeks were notably marked by: In the Member States, a coalition was formed to secure the current levels of the Cohesion Fund in the next MFF. Within the Council, (i) the Finnish Presidency revealed the figures in the MFF negotiating box, which were deemed “worrying” by the President of the European Commission and “insufficient” by […]

Events
25/03/2020

Seizing the available tools for the EU to develop winning strategies to halt deforestation

European Parliament, Brussels, du 25/03/2020 18:00 to 25/03/2020 20:00

Building upon the broad and lively discussion of last week’s International Conference on Forests for Biodiversity and Climate, Farm Europe is pleased to organise the event:   Seizing the available tools for the European Union to develop winning strategies to halt deforestation   on the 25th of March 2020 at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels.   The event […]

02/12/2019

Global Food Forum 2019

European parliament, Brussels, du 02/12/2019 15:00 to 03/12/2019 12:00

In the current context of broad and lively discussions, Farm Europe is pleased to invite you to the 4th edition of the Global Food Forum, on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2019 at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels, at the heart of the EU policymaking process. The Global Food Forum gathers each […]

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TWO SUCCESSIVE BLOWS TO WTO – WHERE DOES THE US-CHINA DEAL AND THE APPELATE BODY PARALYSIS LEAVE THE EU?
Blog - Posted on 17/01/2020 - By Joao Pacheco

The WTO suffered two successive blows: the Appellate Body is paralyzed and the US-China trade deal is a major departure from trade multilateral rules. The impact might not be immediately felt, but it is potentially huge. The Appellate Body is a WTO Supreme Court of the sorts that has the final word on adjudicating trade […]

TRADE WARS AND SUPPORT TO FARMERS – TWO DIFFERENT TALES ACCROS THE ATLANTIC
Blog - Posted on 11/12/2019 - By Joao Pacheco

We have written before on the issue, underlining the difference of treatment between farmers in the US and the EU. In the US farmers were twice compensated for the losses that accrue from the trade war with China. In the EU farmers are left on their own after the US retaliation on the Airbus subsidies […]