GROWTH - 31 March 2021

THE TAXONOMY DRAFT DELEGATED ACT – ONE SENTENCE MUST GO

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 as […]

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GROWTH - 5 March 2021

EU Rural Incomes and Biofuels

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 […]

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Our Work - 23 September 2020

Mobilizing the European Agricultural Recovery Fund for an accelerated transition towards a double-performance European agriculture

Precision agriculture provides farmers and livestock farmers with solutions adapted to their context. Data from sensors, cameras, satellites and meteorological stations are processed by algorithms that use Decision Support Tools (DST) to provide advice on the most relevant actions that can be taken. The use of these tools ensures better input efficiency at the farm […]

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RESILIENCE - 1 July 2020

THE EUROPEAN RECOVERY PLAN: HOW IT SHOULD BE DESIGNED TO BETTER SUPPORT AGRICULTURE

The European Commission has presented an ambitious European Recovery Plan and a new Multi-Annual Financial Framework for the 2021-27 period. The new proposals bring in new resources for the agriculture sector as compared to the initial proposal of May 2018, although the total amount of support falls in 2018 constant prices by €34 billion as […]

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