Germany’s incoming 'traffic light' coalition government has said it aims to accelerate the shift to ‘sustainable agriculture and food systems’, including an elevated ambition to have 30% of land under organic cultivation by 2030. How can this...
The European food supply chain is being crushed between a hammer and an anvil, according to the Belgian food industry association Fevia, which is setting out to contribute to better understanding between actors and more collaboration.
EU agriculture minister Mariann Fischer Boal is willing to consider
a transition period for the adoption of EU fruit and vegetable
reforms, according to reports, which would act as a cushion for the
As European politicians make hesitant steps towards sustainable
agriculture through reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy
(CAP), scientists assert that the main focus of agricultural
research has shifted from production to assessing...
European Commissioner for agriculture, Franz Fischler - the
crusader of farm reform in Europe - yesterday defended his much
maligned proposed amendments to the common agricultural policy
(CAP) before MEPs in the European Parliament.
As discussions continue at a European level on the proposed new
reform to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), farmers in the UK
are to launch a cross-industry campaign that aims to bridge the gap
between consumer and producer.
Decoupling would secure significant income gains for EU farmers,
writes the European Commission this week. The comment on the link
between production and subsidy - so called 'decoupling' - is in
response to the release of...
The Confederation of the food and drink industries of the EU (CIAA)
has given the thumbs up to a radical mid-term review of the Common
Agricultural Policy (CAP) as outlined by European Agriculture
Commissioner Franz Fischler this...