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Posted on 14/07/2021 - By Farm Europe

The Green Energy Platform (GEP) welcomes the level of ambition and the fact that renewable energy from EU agriculture (i.e. biofuels & biomethane) is recognised as an essential lever for achieving the objectives of the draft « Fit for 55 » package, in particular for transport, which is the most challenging sector to decarbonise. However, […]

Posted on 05/07/2021 - By Farm Europe

During the last decades, the European wine sector has been able to keep up with the increasing competition both in the domestic and in the world’s markets. It built its strategy on enhanced quality & productivity, while meeting higher environmental and sustainability standards which were becoming an always more important aspect of the product.  In […]

Posted on 05/07/2021 - By Farm Europe

Call for Proposals: A Website Brief for web developers PAPILLONS is a Horizon project of 20 partners within a consortium selected and funded by the European Commission to be implemented. The creation and maintenance of a Website is foreseen within the Project with the aim for information display and exchange featuring communication, dissemination and exploitation […]

Posted on 25/06/2021 - By Farm Europe

Farm Europe welcomes the agreement on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy reached today. It preserves the common dimension of this policy and it provides the means to give impetus to a real economic and environmental ambition, clearly improving the European Commission’s initial proposal.The tireless work of the Portuguese Presidency, of long-established MEPs such […]

Posted on 04/06/2021 - By Farm Europe

Agriculture can be an active part of the Green Deal and positively contribute to reach the ambitious goals that Europe has in terms of reducing GHG emissions. We have often seen agriculture described by a negative narrative that exclusively emphasizes the environmental damage caused by the agricultural sector. A real agri-bashing, which doesn’t correspond to […]

Posted on 31/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

For those who are not familiar with the Taxonomy Regulation, it aims at “launching an ambitious and comprehensive strategy for sustainable finance with the aim of redirecting capital flows to help generate sustainable and inclusive growth”. A draft Delegated Act “establishing the technical screening criteria for determining the conditions under which an economic activity qualifies […]

Posted on 05/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

March 2021 Abstract This paper aims to cast a light on the nexus between the profitability of rural livelihoods and biofuels within the EU. In doing so, it focuses on putting the deep and structural relationship between rural labour and biofuels into a data driven perspective to highlight what is rarely discussed: the low wages […]

Posted on 02/03/2021 - By Farm Europe

The EU agri-food promotion policy is a very important tool to expand sales and increase penetration in international markets. In the current times, marked by the negative effects of the Covid-19 crisis in some key sectors and uncertainty on the future outlook, farmers are even more eagerly reliant upon the boost that promotion programmes bring […]