Brexit impact reaches Sicilian shores

By |februar 28th, 2019|agri-food sector, Brexit, customs duties, European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA), News|

Brexit is bad news for British fans of Sicilian wine and good pasta. Sicilia Agricoltura reports. The past three years of current affairs have been marked by the many questions concerning Brexit: from the conditions of the withdrawal treaty to...

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Agri-food sector calls for foodstuffs ‘ fast-track’ in case of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 8th, 2019|agri-food sector, Brexit, CELCAA, Copa-Cogeca, Customs Union, Food safety, FoodDrinkEurope, foodstuffs, Michel Barnier, News|

European farmers, agri-traders and food makers are lobbying EU negotiators to consider unilateral contingency measures specific for foodstuffs, as current preparedness procedures alone would not be enough to avoid a harsh impact of no-deal Brexit on th...

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Europe should protect its farmers, not big food multinationals

By |november 8th, 2018|agri-food sector, consumer rights, European Parliament, farmers, food chain, Food chain sustainability, News, unfair trading practices|

MEPs working on the 'unfair trade practices' directive risk handing a series of victories to food multinationals in the name of 'fairness for all', argues Christian Verschueren

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Governments lack policies to support food sector in low carbon transition – report

By |oktober 16th, 2018|agri-food sector, Biodiversity, Climate Change, dairy products, environment, Food, Health, meat consumption, News|

Unlike the energy sector, agriculture does not benefit from public policies geared towards a low carbon transition, which means farming is still a significant contributor to climate change due to meat over-consumption, a new report published on 16 Octo...

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EU data-based food information tool crosses the border

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|agri-food sector, apps, food information, food labeling, group Nova, News, nutri-score, open data|

French EU Datathon finalist Open Food Facts plans to expand to other member states in a bid to overcome the language barrier and improve food information within the European union, vice-president Pierre Slamich told EURACTIV.com.

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Greening European agriculture: Can the new CAP be really green?

By |julij 13th, 2018|agri-food sector, agricultural sector, CAP reform, Common Agicultural Policy, News|

Environmental pressure and climate change are some of the main challenges facing agriculture today. The 2013 Common Agricultural Policy reform addressed these problems with “greening” measures, in an attempt to make the direct payments system more environment-friendly.

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School canteens find it difficult to be supplied with local products

By |junij 26th, 2018|agri-food sector, France, local agriculture, News, organic agricuture, organic farming, public procurement, short food supply chain|

Local farmers are increasingly sought after by catering establishments, which want to improve their food supply and enhance local production. However, public procurement rules hinder their plans. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Commission throws the ball to EU capitals on future of short food chains

By |junij 25th, 2018|agri-food sector, food and agriculture, News, short food supply chain|

The development of short food supply chains (SFSC) is constantly gaining ground in the EU. Producing and consuming locally is seen as a way to achieve fairer remunerations for farmers and higher quality local food products.

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Short food supply chains in Europe’s North

By |junij 25th, 2018|agri-food sector, food supply, News, short food supply chain|

The development of short food supply chains – where intermediaries between farmers and consumers are removed – should result in fairer remunerations for farmers and higher quality local food products, supporters say.

 

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G7 can tackle five priorities with one investment: agricultural research

By |junij 8th, 2018|agri-food sector, agricultural innovation, Climate Change, climate migration, Food, G7, gender inequality, News, sustainable development, unemployment|

This week the representatives of the world's most advanced economies grapple with complex challenges at the G7 summit. Smart investments need to be made to solve the five key issues addressed at the summit and the smartest investment is in agricultural research, writes Marcon Ferroni.

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