Agrifood Brief

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Welcome to EURACTIV's AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU from EURACTIV's Agrifood news team: Gerardo Fortuna and Natasha Foote

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Farm to Fork report vote, challenges of organic farming

    This week, EURACTIV discusses the outcome of the European Parliaments vote on their own initiative report on the Farm to Fork strategy, and we speak with Diana Lenzi, President of young farmers' association CEJA, about her experience in converting her family farm to organic, including her motivations for doing so and ...

    10/22/2021

  2. JRC report delay, 2022 agenda, water use

    This week, EURACTIV hears reactions from MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen and rapporteur Herbert Dorfmann to the news that the European Commission chose to delay on the publication of their controversial JRC report on the impacts of the Farm to Fork strategy for half a year.  We take a look at a leaked ...

    10/08/2021

  3. Organic day, impact assessment, UN food summit

    This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team explores the controversy surrounding the UN’s food systems summit with the help of IPES-Food’s Nick Jacobs and Attila Szocs of small farmers association European Coordination Via Campesina, the Commission gets in touch with its hippy side on the Autumn equinox to celebrate the EU’s new ...

    09/27/2021

  4. 2 - Antibiotic restrictions, Farm to Fork report, SOTEU

    This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team digs deeper into a controversial vote in the Parliament on the European Commission's new delegated act designed to tackle anti-microbial resistance, we talk about Parliament's preliminary approval of their report on the EU's flagship food policy, the Farm to Fork strategy, and we explore what ...

    09/17/2021

  5. 1 - Wildfire prevention, JRC report, CAP vote

    Welcome back! This week, EURACTIV explores the ways in which agriculture can part of the solution for preventing wildfires with the help of Claire Mignet, director of the NGO 'Shared Mediterranean Conservatory', journalist Monica Pelliccia, secretary general of Italy's programme for the endorsement of forest certification, Antonio Brunori. We also speak ...

    09/10/2021