EU slaps anti-subsidy duties on Indonesian biodiesel

By |avgust 14th, 2019|agriculture subsidies, biodiesel, Indonesia, News|

The European Commission on Tuesday (13 August) imposed countervailing duties of 8% to 18% on imports of subsidised biodiesel from Indonesia, saying the move aimed to restore a level playing field for European Union producers.

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Citizens are fed up with industrial agriculture

By |januar 28th, 2019|agriculture subsidies, animal welfare, Biodiversity, CAP, CAP payments, common agricultural policy, News, sustainable agriculture, sustainable farming|

Europe's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was a big issue at this year's Green Week in Berlin. With all the billions of euros available, the agro-ecological transition is more than possible, especially if subsidies to agribusiness and factory farms were stopped, write Harriet Bradley and Trees Robijns.

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UK to continue farm subsidies for five years after Brexit

By |januar 5th, 2018|agriculture subsidies, Brexit, CAP, Michael Gove, News|

The British government said yesterday (4 January) it will match European Union subsidies for farmers for around five years after Brexit until it puts in place a new system focusing more on environmental protection.

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EU, Brazil propose farm subsidies overhaul to help developing countries

By |julij 18th, 2017|agriculture subsidies, Brazil, CAP reform, Cecilia Malmström, Colombia, fair trade, News, Peru, Phil Hogan, SDGs, Uruguay, WTO|

The European Union and Brazil yesterday (17 July) proposed to the World Trade Organization a reform of farm subsidies in order to "level the playing field" for emerging economies, an EU statement said.

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Parliament narrowly adopts pesticide ban for ‘ecological areas’

By |junij 15th, 2017|agriculture subsidies, Biodiversity, common agricultural policy, News, Pesticides|

The European Parliament narrowly endorsed a ban on the use of pesticides on arable land set aside for nature conservation on Wednesday (14 June), prompting a leading environmental group to call for a rethinking of how the bloc's multi-billion agricultu...

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