December 2019 Introduction In response to environmental and climate challenges and societal expectations, the post-2020 CAP project proposes to raise its environmental ambitions to facilitate and encourage the consideration of these issues in agricultural practices. A balance between the economic and environmental dimensions is essential to ensure stability and profitability for farmers and to establish […]
In the face of the conflict in Ukraine, the month of March was punctuated by government announcements of new sanctions against Russia, and decisions by businesses and citizens to boycott certain products from Russia. The conflict is nevertheless threatening the production of certain crops, notably barley, for which producers fear a shortage and warn of a future price increase. For its part, the UK continues to open up to the international market, signing a free trade agreement with New Zealand, and removing tariffs on US bourbon imports.
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