Agrifood

15-04-2019

The Role of Bioeconomy in the CAP

The aim of bioeconomy is to have an innovative and low-emissions economy, bringing together demands for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food safety, and the use of renewable biological resources for industry, while protecting biodiversity and the environment.
12-04-2019

How smart can Greek agriculture be?

What does digitization of rural economy mean? How smart can agriculture be in Greece today and how ready is the Greek farmer against such a prospect?
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22-03-2019

The future of farming is sustainable and connected

Agriculture is a difficult business involving a lot of different aspects such as the quality of the food, the environment and the economic situation of the farmers.
How to secure agri-food supply chains post-Brexit and at what price?
28-02-2019

How to secure agri-food supply chains post-Brexit and at what price?

Food chain organisation, processing and marketing of agricultural products, animal welfare and risk management represent 10.4% of rural development public expenditure in the EU.
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Air Quality 13-02-2019

Air pollution: a threat to our health and to the environment

Europe faces a clean air challenge. Air pollution represents a significant threat to human health and the environment. To respond, the EU has put in place targets to reduce air pollution by 2030.
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10 years for a sustainable wine culture
11-02-2019

10 years for a sustainable wine culture

Wine in Moderation celebrates 10 years and takes stock of what it has achieved so far.
28-01-2019

How does digitisation influence the work of Polish farmers?

The digitisation of agriculture, or the use of new technologies to improve productivity and production, is playing an increasingly important role in the Polish countryside nowadays.
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25-01-2019

Discover the passion of the flavour industry with our #Flavour Ambassadors

Do you want to learn more about the flavours in your favourite food? Discover it now first hand with our #Flavour Ambassadors, what inspire these professionals, how is their day to day work and how do they meet consumer’s expectations.
RED2: what is next for palm oil?
12-12-2018

RED2: what is next for palm oil?

The boom of palm oil in the EU biofuels mixture since 2012 took centre stage in the debate about the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED2).
28-11-2018

Expert: An ethanol plant is not just about ethanol

EU policymakers should recognise the multidimensional added value of ethanol plants, as they don’t produce only ethanol for fuel use but also proteins that are crucial for European agriculture, an expert told EURACTIV.com.
Parisians wanting more local and organic produce
15-11-2018

Parisians want more local and organic produce

Protecting your health, eating good products and avoiding courgettes in winter… In street interviews at the Aligre market in Paris’ 12th arrondissement, Parisians showed their considerable concern for the food they eat.
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The story of Mascaró
13-11-2018

For a Single Market with a Purpose: The story of Mascaró

Monse Mascaró, Master Distiller and an SME Business owner in Spain is talking about the positive contribution of the Single Market to her business and its importance for the future generation.
07-11-2018

Science in the future of agriculture: Can innovation double food production – and improve sustainability?

The European farming sector is facing a number of challenges – producing more and better food from shrinking arable land for a growing population, while preserving the environment and ensuring good living standards for farmers.
18-10-2018

CAP and the food supply chain: A fair deal for farmers and consumers

The Common Agricultural Policy is key in ensuring that farmers receive a steady, fair income, but imbalances in the food supply chain risk undermining farmers as well as consumers.
28-09-2018

How do greening measures help protect the European agricultural ecosystem?

Should farmers get financial incentives for adopting greening measures, then we will head to agricultural practices beneficial to the European agriculture, the environment and society.
28-09-2018

Agricultural innovations in Romania

EURACTIV Romania visited two locations to learn more about the computerised management in farming, from beekeeping to grain transport.
19-09-2018

Survey on organic food: What’s behind the hype?

Survey: The demand for organic products is rising in Germany. Is this all just marketing is there more behind this increase in turnover. EURACTIV Germany reports.
13-07-2018

Greening European agriculture: Can the new CAP be really green?

Environmental pressure and climate change are some of the main challenges facing agriculture today. The 2013 Common Agricultural Policy reform addressed these problems with “greening” measures, in an attempt to make the direct payments system more environment-friendly.
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Share a Snack
09-07-2018

Share A Snack: do you REALLY know about savoury snacks?

The European Snacks Association (ESA) recently organised the 5th edition of its “Share A Snack” event on the crowded Place Luxembourg to raise awareness about savoury snacks products and debunk common myths in a convivial atmosphere.
Politics 03-07-2018

Lobbyist: In Brussels, the balance of power is in the camp of NGOs

It’s crucial for the industry to move from a defensive to a pro-active attitude and be able to communicate with the public and social networks in order to achieve a science-based policy making.
08-06-2018

EU health chief: Some politicians spoke too ‘loudly’ against glyphosate before elections

Some politicians spoke loudly before the election proposing to immediately ban glyphosate, but after the election, they were “welcomed to reality”, Andriukaitis said.
06-06-2018

How should we regulate pesticides? Solutions for safe, transparent decision-making

Over the past months, discussion has heated up regarding the use and safety of pesticides in Europe. All stakeholders are calling for a transparent and science-based approach. But how can policy-makers ensure that the authorisation procedure really is based on sound research?
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01-06-2018

Water and the Common Agricultural Policy

Water and agriculture are both essential for life. European agricultural policy must protect our valuable drinking water resources.
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29-05-2018

Addressing ammonia volatilisation in Europe

Reducing ammonia emissions from agriculture is a crucial issue in Europe. What practical measures could be put in place to support sustainable European farming?

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