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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MEPs want Czech PM removed from EU budget talks

By |junij 19th, 2020|Agrofert, Andrej Babis, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, conflict of interest, Czech Republic, embezzlement, EU budget, MFF, Multiannual Financial Framework, News|

A European Parliament resolution calls for Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš to be excluded from EU budget negotiations over alleged conflicts of interest related to EU subsidies received by his former business empire. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Industrial agriculture linked to insect collapse, says new report

By |junij 9th, 2020|CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, decline in insects, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, Farm to Fork, Friends of the Earth Europe, industrial agriculture, insects, News, Pesticides, pollinators|

Insect populations are plummeting across the world because of industrial farming and heavy pesticide use, and this decline is a threat to food production, warned a new report released on Tuesday (9 June).

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Commission defends reinforced CAP budget to greening EU’s farming

By |junij 3rd, 2020|comagri, Common Agicultural Policy, Janusz Wojciechowski, Johannes Hahn, News, Next Generation EU, Recovery Fund, rural development|

It is very difficult to make EU's main farm policy greener when figures on the bottom line are red, said budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn in an attempt to uphold the latest proposal of increased spending for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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F2F special podcast, increased CAP spending, digital farming revolution

By |maj 28th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, Farm to Fork, gene editing, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, Stella Kyriakides|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Commission hikes CAP’s second pillar spending to deliver Green Deal The European Commission...

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EPP propose law to protect small farmers against oligarchs

By |maj 13th, 2020|Andrej Babis, Bulgaria, Common Agicultural Policy, corruption, Czech Republic, EU funds, fraud, Hungary, investigative journalism, Italy, News, oligarchs, Viktor Orbán|

The European People's Party group called on Wednesday (13 May) for an EU law to prevent oligarchs and land-grabbers drawing on EU subsidies at the expense of small and medium-sized farming businesses. The practice is widespread in countries in Eastern ...

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Agritourism sector hit by COVID-19 crisis in double blow for small farmers

By |maj 7th, 2020|agritourism, Common Agicultural Policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, rural development, tourism|

Small farmers across the EU are increasingly turning to agritourism to diversify their economic activities but the niche business, just like the entire tourism sector, has not been spared the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

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NGOs criticise Commission over CAP impact on biodiversity

By |april 2nd, 2020|Biodiversity, Birdlife, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, EEB, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, IEEP, News, WWF|

Environmental NGOs have accused the European Commission of "greenwashing" and cherry-picking positive messages from an EU-funded independent evaluation study about the impact of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on habitats, landscapes and biodiversity.

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EU farm chief: Post-coronavirus recovery should be green and sustainable

By |marec 27th, 2020|CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, de minimis, European Green Deal, F2F, Farm to Fork, market measures, News, private stockage aid, PSA, State aid, transitional arrengements|

The Green Deal remains a flagship policy of von der Leyen Commission and the EU should aim for a post-COVID-19 recovery that is green and sustainable, Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

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French agricultural sector wants to change image to convince consumers

By |februar 20th, 2020|agribashing, agriculture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, employment, France, generational renewal, News, Pesticides, young farmers|

With this year's Salon International de l'Agriculture taking place in Paris soon, the image of the agricultural sector is at the heart of farmers' concerns, as they are struggling to recruit and complaining about so-called agribashing, a trend of dispa...

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