Climate, nutrition, energy: European Agriculture on all fronts’ Brussels, 5 December 2022 – The sixth edition of the Global Food Forum (#GlobalFoodForum22), organised by Farm Europe takes place on this 5th & 6th December at the La Grande Abbaye de La Ramée. Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechoswki, will open the event with Dacian Ciolos, Ettore […]
The European Commission presented its proposal for a regulation to establish the basis for carbon removals certification by the agricultural and forestry sectors. This is a key step in establishing a real business model for carbon farming, and therefore in Europe’s ability to reach its emission reduction, storage and carbon neutrality targets. There are about 40 […]
Farm Europe is happy to invite you to the next edition of the Global Food Forum, titled ‘Climate, nutrition, energy: European Agriculture on all fronts’. This event will feature 5 working sessions around some of the most relevant topics for today’s EU agri-food sector. Themes include the current and future financement of agriculture, the environmental & […]
Last Friday marked the end of COP27. While the objective of keeping global heating below 1.5C was reiterated, the global conference failed to deliver on a commitment by the world’s major emitters to phase down fossil fuels. The energy sector, responsible for more than two-thirds of global greenhouse emissions, is mainly powered by fossil fuels. […]
On November 9th, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European strategy on fertilisers.
Prepared in record time by its agricultural services, it addresses both concerns on this subject – availability and price – and correctly points out to its most important issues.
In the midst of the price and energy crisis and the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian war on the food market, the Commission is about to publish a communication on fertilizers (on November 9th). According to some rumors, the Commission will call on national capitals to ensure supplies of gas for fertilizers manufacturers, and encourage to […]
The European Commission’s short-term outlook – Autumn 2022 edition – shows that production of meat and dairy products in the European Union is expected to decline this year, and the following one. Persistently high feed costs and African swine fever (ASF) continue to limit the growth of EU pigmeat production. Beef production is expected to […]
The European agricultural sector has been severely affected by the Russian war in Ukraine. While various aid instruments have been made available to Member States to mitigate the effects of the war, Farm Europe warns on the lack of common approach. Market distortions are developing.
As the expectations around the Commission’s proposal about a EU-wide nutritional labelling systems are getting higher, many events are being organized around this topic. However, the Commission seems that it will postpone this legislative initiative at a later stage of 2023 considering the ‘complexity’ of the issue and the fact that more time is needed […]
In October, France had a higher estimate for its annual wine production, while wine remained one of the main catalyzers behind the agri-food export in Italy. On a European level, the Commission has estimated EU wine production to be 2.5% above 5-year average (+1.5% year-on-year) in 2022/23. At the same time, exports dropped in Australia, […]