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.
Latest News
Posted on 21/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

Risk and crisis management tools in Agriculture *Monthly News* Time period: March-April 2019     The Member of the Agricultural Committee voted on April 8ththe Horizontal Regulation which is the cornerstone of the reform package of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposed by the Commission. The concept of a new agricultural reserve, well-funded and more reactive, has been endorsed by the EP Committee by a […]

Posted on 20/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

 Negotiations for the EU Budget *Monthly News* Time period: April 2019    April: highlights in chronology 09/04 Preparation of the European Council in June by the European Affairs Ministers: persistent divergences for the future CAP budget 15/04 Some ministers reiterate call for solid budget   full note available on FE members area 

Posted on 20/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

Negotiations on CAP reform *Monthly News* Time Period: March-April 2019   European Parliament: Comagri operates a major community reframing of the reform project   March was marked by the elaboration of the drafting of the compromise amendments by ComAgri MEPs on the three texts of the reform rapporteurs, to reinforce the commonality of the rules, […]

Posted on 20/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

Wine sector: Policy & Regulatory framework *Monthly News* Time Period: April 2019   This month started withthe awaited votes of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (ComAgri) on negotiation positions on the CAP post-2020 reform package, namely the new EU rules for the Common Market Organisation in agricultural products (April 1), the CAP Strategic Plans (April 2) […]

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 […]