Tug of war between Madrid and Washington over US tariffs

By |oktober 7th, 2019|agricultural sector, Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, News, Spain, tariffs dispute, US tariffs|

The Spanish government summoned the US ambassador to Spain, Duke Buchan, on Friday (4 October) to express its opposition to the new tariff increases announced by the Trump Administration. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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Agricultural sector should focus on achieving greater yield stability, experts say

By |oktober 1st, 2019|agricultural sector, Biodiversity, CAP, common agricultural policy, direct payments, environment, farmers, Germany, News, Nutrition and health, plant protection products|

Ever since the European Commission presented its proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy for 2021, negotiations have been slow. And there is still no agreement on issues related to the environment or innovation. EURACTIV Germany takes stock of a w...

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Narbaeva: Uzbekistan is determined to reform and put an end to negative stereotypes

By |april 4th, 2019|agricultural sector, child labour, development, forced labour, gender equality, ILO, Neven Mimica, News, Uzbekistan, Women, World Bank|

Tanzila Narbaeva, the Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, told EURACTIV about her country's efforts to develop modern agriculture, eliminate child or forced labour and invest in human capital, especially women.

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The way agricultural aid is distributed creates inequalities, French court of auditors say

By |januar 15th, 2019|agricultural sector, common agricultural policy, Cour des comptes, direct payments, French court of auditors, large farms, News, Pesticides|

The way agricultural aid is distributed in France is unequal and produces negative effects, the French court of auditors said in a summary judgement. The chamber is calling for changes to how aid is allocated under the new Common Agricultural Policy (C...

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Germany says US-Europe trade tensions ease, questions remain on soy

By |julij 30th, 2018|agricultural sector, agricultural subsidies, Donald Trump, G20, Jean-Claude Juncker, Julia Klöckner, News, soybeans, tariffs, trade wars, transatlantic relations|

The trade relationship between the United States and Europe is improving, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said on Saturday (28 July), but there is no guarantee the bloc will buy the quantity of soybeans that Washington expects.

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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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Rural development in Europe: How can the CAP support social cohesion and growth?

By |oktober 23rd, 2017|agricultural sector, CAP, News, rural development|

Rural areas cover 52% of the EU’s territory and are home to 112 million people. They find employment not only in the agricultural sector, but also in the food industry and tourism, which employ nearly 15 million people.

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