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  • Agriculture seen as sticky point in TTIP trade talks between EU, US

    Promoted content | Agrifood 17-06-2014

    EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolo? met US Agriculture State Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday in Brussels to discuss the relations between the US and the EU in agricultural matters.

  • UN Global Compact: Consultation on the Food and Agriculture Business Principles, Brussels

    Special Report | Promoted content | Agrifood 27-02-2014

    The Consultation on the Food and Agriculture Business Principles (FAB Principles) was hosted by Paolo De Castro, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament, in Brussels on 11 February 2014.

     

    To advance the positive impact that business can have on sustainable agriculture, the UN Global Compact is facilitating the development of voluntary FAB Principles in collaboration with the private sector, key civil society organizations and experts.

     

    The FAB Principles will art

  • Pour une Europe sans OGM

    Special Report | Promoted content | Agrifood 11-10-2013

    Oui à la biodiversité, non aux OGM!

     

    Refuser les OGM, c’est aussi contribuer au développement d’une agriculture de proximité, saine et respectueuse de l’environnement. C’est aider les agriculteurs à regagner une vraie...

  • Sustainable Agriculture: A key ingredient to food security in Europe

    Promoted content | Agrifood 04-07-2013

    Food security and food sustainability are key EU priorities in 2013. By the end of 2013, the European Commission is expected to follow up on its Resource Efficiency Roadmap with a Communication on Sustainable Food.

    How can this new policy framework best integrate a long- term approach to food and the environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability? What options are at our disposal in Europe?

  • EU negotiators seal a deal on CAP reform

    Promoted content | Agrifood 28-06-2013

    EU negotiators sealed a deal yesterday (26 June) on future farm policy after months of haggling over how ambitious the policy would be on ending quotas, overhauling direct payments to farmers and making agriculture more environmentally responsible.

  • BioBased Economy – Potential in the Land

    Promoted content | Agrifood 15-05-2013

    Participants involved in pioneering the biobased economy share their experience, optimism and passion for biobased industrial development. Their stories demonstrate, first hand, the changes that are already happening across the biobased value chain, linking agriculture, industry, and consumers. Collectively, they illustrate the potential of the biobased economy to provide smarter, more sustainable, more inclusive solutions for Europe and for Europeans.

  • CAP reform far from a done deal

    Special Report | Promoted content | Agrifood 24-01-2013

    The European Parliament’s agricultural committee began adopting dozens of amendments to the EU’s future farm policy on Wednesday (23 January), but approval remains far from certain when the full Parliament considers compromise proposals in March.