Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle coronavirus

By |marec 30th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, News|

Ireland’s government is to roll out a voluntary phone-tracking app to alert users if someone they have been in contact with develops COVID-19, its health service said on Sunday, two weeks before the pandemic is expected to peak in the country.

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EPP call for further postponement of Farm to Fork strategy

By |marec 27th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, F2F, Farm to Fork, Herbert Dorfmann, News|

European People's Party (EPP) group has called for another postponement of the planned Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F) until at least after the summer, citing the "crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic", but its position has been met with criticism fro...

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Belgium extends COVID-19 lockdown by two weeks until 19 April

By |marec 27th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, COVID-19, Maggie de Block, News, Pieter de Crem, Sophie Wilmes|

Belgium's National Security Council (CNS) decided on Friday (27 March) to extend the coronavirus containment measures by two weeks until 19 April, after France applied the same time frame only hours earlier.

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Cashless payments versus the pandemic

By |marec 27th, 2020|cash, coronavirus, COVID-19, electronic payments, News|

Authorities are encouraging the use of electronic payments as a safer measure to maintain social distance and contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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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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German government concludes ‘freight transport pact’ to ensure food supply

By |marec 27th, 2020|agriculture, Andreas Scheuer, coronavirus, COVID-19, food supply chain, Germany, Julia Klöckner, News, seasonal workers, supply chains, transport|

The German logistics industry and the food trade are taking joint measures to ensure food safety. However, problems still exist with seasonal workers need to work in the fields.

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COVID-19 fallout, seasonal workers, CAP contingency plan

By |marec 26th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, CAP, CAP reform, coronavirus, COVID-19, labout shortage, News|

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. EU agriculture ministers have called for further specific and targeted measures to address...

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Commission chief, MEPs slam lack of EU solidarity in COVID19 crisis 

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen heavily criticised the lack of solidarity between member states facing the COVID19 outbreak during a debate in the European Parliament about the EU’s response to the crisis on Thursday (26 March). 

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Farmers warn of far-reaching COVID-19 effects on EU agriculture

By |marec 26th, 2020|CAP reform, Copa-Cogeca, coronavirus, COVID-19, EU single market, labour shortage, News|

A new report from farmers’ association COPA-COGECA outlines the multi-faceted ways in which COVID-19 is leaving its mark on the agricultural sector, from flower growers to meat producers.

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France wants EU to win COVID-19 ‘communications battle’

By |marec 26th, 2020|communication, coronavirus, COVID-19, EUCO, eurobonds, European Council, France, News, Solidarity|

European solidarity is being put to the test as some EU member states are not supporting the idea of 'corona bonds' and the EU's approach to communicating with the public about the crisis remains too discreet, according to Paris. EURACTIV France reports.

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