Ripple effects: How EU decisions impact African farmers

With its flagship food policy, the Farm to Fork strategy, and reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, the EU is currently in a defining period for the future of its agrifood sector.

From slashing the use and risk of pesticides to a concerted push on organic, the European Union is undertaking a number of measures designed to create a greener and more sustainable sector.

But the ramifications of the decisions taken at the EU level do not stop at its borders.

In this Special Report, EURACTIV takes a closer look at how decisions taken in the EU may spill over into Africa and, more specifically, how this could impact small-scale African farmers.

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