THE “C” OF THE CAP RESCUED
The mobilisation to "keep the C" of the Common Agricultural Policy was successful. The European Parliament obtained key amendements to the Commission's proposal securing a level playing field in the control system of the policy.
Latest News
Posted on 06/12/2021 - By Farm Europe

In November the negotiations talks on the new government coalition in Germany brought their fruits and a new German agriculture minister from the Green Party, Cem Özdemir, has been confirmed. In the coalitions’ agreement the topic of genetic engineering does not seem to be a priority.  On the other side of the Atlantic, the US […]

Posted on 02/12/2021 - By Farm Europe

On November 17, 2021, the European Commission published the EU Soil Strategy for 2030, a non-legislative document that addresses the issue of soil health. It is a document that outlines a framework and voluntary or legally binding actions that the Commission intends to undertake to protect, restore and sustainably use European soil. The strategy concretely […]

Posted on 29/11/2021 - By Farm Europe

November 2021 was characterized by a strong increase in the price of fine wines, with several records broken. The trends already observed in previous months: rising sales prices, rising costs, and falling production volumes are confirmed. Political issues, both external with several forms of protectionism, and internal with a shifting legislative framework remain important to […]

Posted on 07/11/2021 - By Farm Europe

October has marked the first step in the opening of the revision of the European legislation on GMOs, with the European Commission’s feedback period opened to receive the opinion of the European stakeholders on the matter. More than 70 000 feedbacks have reached the Commission offices, mainly for German and French citizens.  Also, the European […]

Events
10/12/2021

Agricultural Climate Insurance

Zoom, du 10/12/2021 10:00 to 10/12/2021 11:30

Under the patronage of MEP Aguilera & Tolleret, Agricultural Climate Insurance will be discussed at at high-level conference next Friday, December 10th, from 10h00 to 11h30 a.m. on Zoom platform. Institutions, operators, and political figures will contribute to the discussion to understand how Agriculture Climate Insurance can be structured and, possibly, reformed to make it […]

23/11/2021

Nutri-Score – A high-level dialogue between science, citizens, and operators

Zoom, du 23/11/2021 14:00 to 23/11/2021 16:00

Farm Europe & Eat Europe organise a high-level discussion on “Nutriscore: a high-level dialogue between science, citizens, and operators” this coming Tuesday, November 23rd from 14h00 to 16h00, on Zoom. Researchers,  nutritionists, MEPs, and stakeholders will contribute to the discussions to understand how this Front-of-Package National Label works, what are its benefits and its flaws so to set […]

Blog
Nutriscore: after Italy and Spain, France starts to doubt
Blog - Posted on 26/11/2021 - By Farm Europe

What Europeans eat cannot be left to an opaque and misleading algorithm. During a question time at the French Senate, French Minister for agriculture J. Denormandie confirmed his hesitations on Nutriscore, pointing out that its algorithm should be changed to be more inclusive of the nutritional complexity of food, and readapt the portion-base volume. He […]

UN Food Systems Summit
Blog - Posted on 30/09/2021 - By Farm Europe

After 18 months of preparation, the much awaited UN Food Systems Summit took place this September 23rd and 24th, where hundreds of world leaders (prime ministers, agricultural ministers, international organisations – such as FAO or the World Food Program -, experts, farmers, representatives from the civil society and indigenous people) have expressed their vision on […]