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Kyriakides: Investments will match EU’s ambition on sustainable food systems

By |julij 9th, 2020|agricultural innovation, agriculture and trade, common agricultural policy, common fisheries policy, Farm to Fork, food imports, food sustainability, Horizon Europe, News, Stella Kyriakides, sustainability|

The EU's determination to become a global leader in sustainability will be matched by investments in solutions to deliver on the commitments set out in the EU's new food policy, Commissioner Stella Kyriakides told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

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Food security is not outdated topic, says Italy’s farmers chief

By |julij 9th, 2020|common agricultural policy, Farm to Fork, Food security, News, organic farming, transitional CAP|

Saying that ensuring both food security and food safety in Europe is an objective already achieved is a mistake, the chief of Italy's farmers' organisation Confagricoltura Massimiliano Giansanti told EURACTIV Italy in an interview.

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Putting all pieces together is Farm to Fork’s nitty-gritty

By |julij 8th, 2020|agricultural innovation, Common Agicultural Policy, Farm to Fork, News, Paolo De Castro, Pierre Bascou, Precision farming, Tassos Haniotis, Thomas Waitz|

Reconciling all the numerous policy areas involved in the Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy within one coherent framework has become one of the toughest challenges in the implementation of the EU's new flagship food policy.

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EU should do more on agrodiversity, Commissioner warns

By |julij 2nd, 2020|agriculture diversification, agriculture trade, agrodiversity, Farm to Fork, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, organic, plant health, soil, soil health, Tassos Haniotis|

Diversifying food production is key to strengthening the resilience of European agriculture and creating realistic business models for farmers in the coming years, according to EU's agri-boss Janusz Wojciechowski.

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Lawmakers agreed to delay post-2020 CAP by two years

By |julij 1st, 2020|CAP reform, Elsi Katainen, Marija Vučković, News, transitional CAP|

Croatians pulled off their aim of getting the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)’s transitional regulations finished on their watch, clinching an eleventh-hour deal with the European Parliament on the last day of their EU presidency.

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EU market for medical cannabis still far from full bloom

By |julij 1st, 2020|cannabis, cannabis flowers, CBD, medical cannabis, News|

A temporary shortage of Dutch hemp flowers intended for export to Germany has put the spotlight on a lack of diversified supply sources and uniform quality standards in the growing European market for medical cannabis.

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Food security is no longer an issue in the EU, says Commissioner

By |junij 23rd, 2020|COVID-19, Food security, News, sustainable agriculture|

Environment Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius has cast doubt on the long-standing primacy of food security over environmental aspects in the current EU food system, suggesting that traditional concerns might give way to issues like climate change, sustainability, or biodiversity.

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Commission irks Council, Parliament by opposing two-year bridging CAP gap

By |junij 23rd, 2020|common agricultural policy, Elsi Katainen, Mazaly Aguilar, News, Paolo De Castro, transitional CAP, trilogue|

The European Parliament and the Council have been irritated by the Commission's firm opposition to having an interim two-year period before the next EU farming subsidies programme starts.

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Sinkevicius: COVID-19 cannot be an excuse to curb EU’s green ambition

By |junij 22nd, 2020|ban on plastics, circular economy, coronavirus, COVID-19, food packaging, Microplastics, News, packaging, plastic, single-use plastics, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

Member states cannot use the COVID-crisis as an excuse to weaken the EU's environmentral and health protection efforts, European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius told EURACTIV Italy in an exclusive interview.

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EU goes easy on GMOs in race for COVID-19 vaccine

By |junij 18th, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine, COVID-19, GMO directive, GMOs, News, vaccination|

As part of its new vaccine strategy, the European Commission has proposed to temporarily relax the EU's strict rules on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in order to speed up the search for a COVID-19 vaccine and cure.

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