Agrifood Brief

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November 13, 2020 00:16:08
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11 - CAP, honey market, recovery fund rollout

This week, EURACTIV gets you up to speed about the latest goings-on of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), including what to expect from the trilogue, which started this week, and we speak about the ailing EU honey sector, which is struggling on the back of severe climatic conditions.  ...

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November 06, 2020 00:19:50
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10 - Out of touch policymakers, avian flu, SMEs

This week EURACTIV explores a new study which found that policymakers' failure to understand farmers' underlying motivations may be detrimental to the environmental ambitions of the CAP, how the recent cases of avian flu found in the Netherlands might impact trade, and how stakeholders are calling for agrifood SMEs to be given an extra helping hand in the COVID-19 recovery period.  ...

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October 30, 2020 00:18:16
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9 - re-CAP, veggie burger ban, pesticides export

This week, EURACTIV gives a rundown of the main points to come out of last weeks marathon on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), including what happened with the infamous veggie burger ban, and we learn more about the news that the EU Commission may be looking to ban the production and export of pesticides which are not permitted in the EU. ...

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October 23, 2020 00:35:03
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8 - The final CAP down

This week was a turning point for the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), with proposals presented for its reform by both the EU Parliament and the Council. But what exactly has been decided this week and what's next for the CAP? Here, EURACTIV gets you up to speed with the latest news on the policy and talks to a number of key stakeholders, including the chair of the ENVI Committee of the EU Parliament, Pascal Canfin, and the agriculture coordinator of the EPP, Herbert Dorfmann.  ...

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October 16, 2020 00:25:36
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7 - CAP reform, plenary vote, pesticides

This week is all about the Common Agricultural Policy in the run up to the European Parliament’s plenary vote next week where decision makers will hash out negotiations on the reform of the policy, and EURACTIV talks you through several key developments to do with pesticides, from a ruling from the EU's highest court, to a call to halt the export of banned pesticides. ...

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October 09, 2020 00:22:50
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6 - Neonicotinoids, Parliament plenary, origin labelling

This week, we discuss the news that French lawmakers have approved a draft bill allowing sugar beet growers to use neonicotinoid pesticides, we explore the outcomes of the European Parliament Plenary and talk about a ruling from Europe's highest court which concluded that national measures requiring mandatory labelling of foodstuffs are allowed under EU law but need to be justified. ...

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