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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The EU budget explained

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, cohesion policy, Common Agicultural Policy, EU budget, European Council, European Parliament, friends of cohesion, Frugal 4, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Leaders will meet on Thursday (20 February) for a first attempt to reach an agreement on the EU’s next long-term budget. It will shape the future of the bloc for the next seven years. EURACTIV explains what the Multiannual Financial...

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CAP spending faces further €5bn cut in bloc’s budget blueprint

By |februar 17th, 2020|Charles Michel, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, News, rural development, second pillar|

In the latest compromise proposal for the next EU 7-year spending plan, fresh money allocated on the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) were trimmed by €7.5 billion, only partly offset by a €2.5 billion increase in direct payments to farmers.

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Germans protest in Berlin demanding radical change of agricultural sector

By |januar 20th, 2020|agriculture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, Germany, International Green Week, Julia Klöckner, News, Ökolandbau, organic farming|

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin in the tenth "We're fed up with it!" rally on Saturday (18 January) in an effort to bring about a radical change in Germany's agricultural sector. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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French dairy industry ranks first worldwide but farmers don’t reap the benefits

By |januar 8th, 2020|agriculture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, dairy sector, farmers, France, milk crisis, News, poverty, precarity|

The concentration of the French dairy industry, which is at the origin of the impoverishment of milk producers, paradoxically ranks the sector above its global competitors, according to a study by France Agrimer. EURACTIV France reports.

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European Green Deal vague on pesticides, genetic engineering

By |december 13th, 2019|AGRI committee, agriclture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, energy and environment, ENVI committee, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Greens, European Parliament, gene editing, German Greens, GMOs, Martin Häusling, News, Pesticides, Sven Giegold, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal presented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (11 December) avoided two controversial agricultural issues: genetic engineering and pesticide limits. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Croatia foreign minister: We will defend regional, farm funding in new EU budget

By |december 11th, 2019|Common Agicultural Policy, Eastern Partnership, enlargement, friends of cohesion, Multiannual Financial Framework, News, Nobel Prize|

EXCLUSIVE / Croatia, which starts its first EU presidency stint in January, is "not quite happy" with Finland's proposal for the EU's seven-year budget and will seek to amend the proposal in order to preserve funding for Cohesion and the Common Agricultural Policy, the country's Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić Radman told EURACTIV.

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EU agency: Greening of the EU main farm policy not delivered yet

By |december 4th, 2019|CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, Farm to Fork, greening measures, land use, News, pollinators, soil|

Policies aimed at integrating environment and climate concerns into Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy have not delivered, according to a report released by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

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