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 06/09/2019 - By Farm Europe

Here below a quick “catch-up exercise” with latest news and market insights from the wine sector. First of all, on 1 July 2019 the full text of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement (reached on 28 June 2019) was published. Wine is amongst the key agri-food products of EU export interest which would be liberalized. Furthermore, provisions covering […]

Posted on 16/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

Today, the agri-food sectors are more than ever confronted with 3 major demands from our society: To provide safe and quality foodnot only to European citizens but as well to world markets, To keep rural areas lively and viable. This means, first and foremost to maintain and develop a profitable farming activity in all rural […]

Posted on 14/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

  The European food chain is facing a big challenge, which is to find a harmonious and positive relationship between diet and health. This is mainly due to the fact that, the EU agro food model is constantly evolving and improving, and its relationship with health issues is becoming growingly important. This is a key […]

Posted on 14/08/2019 - By Farm Europe

  The EU has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. Agriculture and agro-forestry have an important role to play to sequester and store carbon, and there is scope to reduce emissions using more efficient and sustainable production methods. Also reducing water pollution, soil erosion and preserving biodiversity can greatly benefit […]

Events
01/10/2019

FRANCO-GERMAN MEETING FOR INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS

Paris , du 01/10/2019 09:30 to 01/10/2019 12:30

The Ministry of Agriculture and Viticulture of Rhineland-Palatinate, in partnership with the French agricultural think tank agridées, organizes on 1st October 2019 in Paris the seminar “Precision agriculture” including discussions between professionals that could lead to Franco-German collaborations. The seminar is part of a new Franco-German partnership for sharing and sharing the environmental technologies of […]

17/09/2019

Green Energy Platform meeting

Rond point Schuman 9 1040 Brussels , du 17/09/2019 10:00 to 17/09/2019 12:00
Blog
How can the EU avoid actually importing deforestation?
Blog - Posted on 13/09/2019 - By Farm Europe

Deforestation and EU imports of agri-food products How can the EU avoid actually importing deforestation? September 2019 The recent forest fires in the Amazon have put a renewed focus on the loss of forests at a global level, and on its connection to the EU’s international trading policy on importing various agri-food products that are […]

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 […]