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 16/10/2019 - By Farm Europe

In a nutshell: —> The Finnish Presidency‘s intention is to pursue the technical discussion & the two forthcoming ‘Agriculture and Fisheries Council’ meetings in November and December to discuss the higher environmental ambition of the CAP and the New Delivery Model. Furthermore, the Presidency intends to present updated drafting suggestions on all three Regulations by early December;   —> On […]

Posted on 03/10/2019 - By Farm Europe

This month some interesting news that worth more than a look come from both EU & U.S. recent research results and polls. Researchers from Cambridge University highlighted the capacity of transposons, better known as “jumping genes” to rapidly generate new traits in various crops to make harvesting more efficient and maximize yield at the same […]

Posted on 03/10/2019 - By Farm Europe

First of all a quick look at the 2019 harvest forecasts for main EU wine producers: extreme weather conditions of last summer had a huge impact, notably for Italy, where a decline of 10% in comparison with 2018 has been estimated. Same goes for France, with a wine output fall of an average of 12% in […]

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 […]

Events
25/10/2019

6th Panhellenic Congress on the Development of Greek Agriculture

Athens, Greece, du 25/10/2019 08:00 to 25/10/2019 17:30
11/10/2019

International Forum on Agriculture and Food

Cernobbio, Italy, du 11/10/2019 14:00 to 12/10/2019 12:30
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THE US RETALIATION LIST ON THE AIRBUS SUBSIDIES CASE
Blog - Posted on 15/10/2019 - By Joao Pacheco

THE HEAVILY IMPACTED AGRICULTURE SECTOR SHOULD GET MUCH NEEDED HELP The US retaliation list has been published, and as unfortunately I had anticipated it is loaded against EU agriculture exports to the US. Although the dispute is on aircraft subsidies, agriculture leads the list of the products targeted, with roughly the double of the trade […]

BREXIT – A LAST CHANCE FOR AN EXIT DEAL?
Blog - Posted on 08/10/2019 - By Joao Pacheco

We are now barely 3 weeks before the (latest) deadline for Brexit, which should concentrate minds, in particular of those with political responsibilities, on how best to unlock a reasonable solution. The new element is the latest UK proposal, which departs from the previous signed but never approved withdrawal agreement. The new proposal accepts an […]