The leader of Britain's farming union, Meurig Raymond, hopes that the agriculture-related decisions made in London after his country leaves the EU will be more science-based and less emotional than is currently the case in Europe.
Africa’s rapidly growing population has made youth employment a major issue. While businesses are offering increasing numbers of jobs, agriculture will continue to be the main source of employment for young people, Céline Gratadour told EURACTIV France.
Phil Hogan, the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, attended the Paris International Agriculture Show on Thursday (2 March), to reassure French farmers that the EU executive is fighting their corner. Hogan spoke to EURACTIV’s partner Ouest-France reports.
The European executive will reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) by the end of 2017. José Bové and Éric Andrieu argue for an agricultural system that puts the environment, human health and small businesses first. EURACTIV’s partner Ouest France reports.
A European Parliament report calls on the EU to target subsidies at small and medium-sized businesses and promote short supply chains and organic food in order to boost employment in the agricultural sector. EURACTIV France reports.