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Germany’s liberals sign off on European election programme

By |januar 29th, 2019|2019 European elections, Christian Lindner, FDP, Junge Liberale (JuLis), Margrethe Vestager, News, Nicola Beer, Wolfgang Kubicki, young liberals|

At its European party congress on Sunday (27 January), the liberal FDP party elected Nicola Beer as its Spitzenkandidat and also adopted its election programme. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Finnish agronomist: ‘We need climate-smart agriculture’

By |januar 28th, 2019|agroforestry, biomass, Climate Change, climate-intelligent agriculture, forest management, forests, global forum for food and agriculture, International Green Week, Liisa Pietola, MTK, News, sustainable forestry|

A lower carbon balance can be achieved by sequestering CO2 through plant growth, a notion that has a major influence on how Finland manages its forests and croplands, says Liisa Pietola. EURACTIV Germany spoke to the Finnish agronomist in an interview.

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Donations to German parties soar during elections, raising concerns

By |januar 25th, 2019|Abgeordnetenwatch, Bavarian Employers' Associations for the Metalworking and Electrical Industries (vbm), CDU/CSU, Christian Lindner, FDP, German elections 2017, Léa Briand, LobbyControl, News, party donations|

The financial statements of German political parties for 2017 once again demonstrated that business is particularly generous during elections, with the Union of CDU and CSU benefitting in particular. Critics argue that these donations distort democracy...

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German farmers ‘cautiously optimistic’ about 2019

By |januar 11th, 2019|Brexit, Deutscher Bauernverband, drought, economic forecasts, German Economic Institute (IW), German Farmers' Association (DBV), global trade, News|

For the first time, the annual economic forecasts by the German Economic Institute (IW) have also included the agricultural sector. The German Farmers’ Association (DBV) was one of the associations consulted and said it was "cautiously optimistic" for 2019. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Plovidiv and Matera: 2019 European Capitals of Culture

By |januar 8th, 2019|European Capital of Culture, Matera, Melina Mercouri, News, Plovdiv, UNESCO World Heritage sites|

European Capitals of Culture have been chosen for the past 33 years. Typically, two cities share this title for the period of a year and in 2019 they will be in Bulgaria and Italy. EURACTIV Germany reports

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German MEP: Politicians should trust EFSA, set aside their personal views

By |januar 7th, 2019|EFSA, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, neonicotinoids, News|

EU politicians should show trust in the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and put their personal opinions on food safety assessments on hold, centre-right MEP Peter Jahn told EURACTIV Germany in an interview.

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CAP reform: Vienna hands the reins over to Bucharest

By |december 20th, 2018|Austrian EU Presidency, CAP reform, Elisabeth Koestinger, News, Phil Hogan|

The debate on CAP reform has made good progress under the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Romania will play the leading role from the beginning of next year. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Controversy over new plant breeding methods

By |december 18th, 2018|Barbara Maria Rudolf, ecological plant breeding, Genome Editing, German Farmers' Association (DBV), GMOs, GVO, Julia Klöckner, Kees de Vries, News, plant breeding, saat:gut e.V.|

New methods of genetic engineering promise precise interventions, without side effects. However, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) wants tight regulation. The judgement is being fiercely debated. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Can Europe help combat the dying out of farms?

By |december 6th, 2018|Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, dying out of farms, Martin Scheele, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, regional support|

In the debate over the reform of the common agricultural policy (CAP), there is also the question of how funding allocation can be better adapted to the regions’ specific needs. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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CAP reform: Achieving more with less funding?

By |november 29th, 2018|Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft, CAP reform, Common Agicultural Policy, European Court of Auditors, German Farmers' Association (DBV), Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), NABU, News, rural areas|

EU funding for agriculture is expected to become tighter after 2021. At the same time, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has an increasing number of objectives. So, how can more be achieved with less funding? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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