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 25/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

The Commission proposals on the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies have been released without any impact assessment – on the agriculture production, on prices, on the trade balance, on food security. It is worth quickly reminding which their key targets were, to be achieved by 2030: 10% agricultural land set-aside -20% chemical fertilizers -50% […]

Posted on 24/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

The European Commission recently published its Renewable Energy Progress Report[1] in which it highlights the positive contribution of domestically sourced biofuels in reducing GHG emissions. The Commission assessment clearly asserts the sustainability of biofuels produced from EU feedstock, invalidating its concerns relating to land use or food security and demonstrating them to be wholly unfounded […]

Posted on 19/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

In the first weeks of November, several EU countries have adopted recovery plans for coping with COVID-19-related impacts on the agriculture sectors. In Denmark, the large-scale culling of mink potentially infected with a COVID-19 mutation dominated the headlines for several days. At European level, Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal on a EU recovery […]

Posted on 18/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

In a Fact-Sheet published this week “Working with Parliament and Council to make the CAP reform fit for the European Green Deal” the Commission tries to re-write the history of the latest CAP reform. The Commission criticises the European Parliament and Council positions because they ask for flexibility in the implementation of eco-schemes and that […]

Events
27/10/2020

Transatlantic Sustainability Dialogue – Bridging an agricultural understanding

, du 27/10/2020 15:00 to

We are pleased to invite you to the event Transatlantic Sustainability Dialogue – Bridging an agricultural understanding, which is taking place on the 27th of October at 15:00 organized by Farm Europe and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Farm Europe and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are launching a series of events to reflect on the sustainability of agriculture on both […]

03/03/2020

Innovative Breeding Techniques: the crucial role of sustainable farming to achieve the Green Deal ambitions

European Parliament, Brussels, room ASP3H1, du 03/03/2020 14:30 to 03/03/2020 16:30

This event Innovative Breeding Techniques: the crucial role of sustainable farming to achieve the Green Deal ambitions organised by Agriculture & Progress will take place under the patronage of MEP Paolo De Castro (S&D).    

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FARM TO FORK AND BIODIVERSITY STRATEGIES – THE COMMISSION SHOULD COME OUT CLEAN ON THE REAL IMPACT
Blog - Posted on 25/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

The Commission proposals on the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies have been released without any impact assessment – on the agriculture production, on prices, on the trade balance, on food security. It is worth quickly reminding which their key targets were, to be achieved by 2030: 10% agricultural land set-aside -20% chemical fertilizers -50% […]

European Commission recognises value of EU biofuels – time has come to justify policy position, or correct it
Blog - Posted on 24/11/2020 - By Farm Europe

The European Commission recently published its Renewable Energy Progress Report[1] in which it highlights the positive contribution of domestically sourced biofuels in reducing GHG emissions. The Commission assessment clearly asserts the sustainability of biofuels produced from EU feedstock, invalidating its concerns relating to land use or food security and demonstrating them to be wholly unfounded […]