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. 14 - F2F postponement debate, CAP negotiations, EFSA report

    Due to pressure caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, farmers association COPA-COGECA has backed the further postponement of the Farm to Fork strategy, but this stance has been heavily criticised, agriculture sherpas rubber-stamped a partial negotiating mandate to discuss with MEPs the transition period for EU farming subsidies and we take ...


  2. 13 - Seasonal workers, CAP and COVID-19, Farm to Fork

    The lack of agricultural workforce remains a concern for the entire European food supply chain, Parliament's plenary vote on the post-2020 CAP to be hold after the summer break, EPP group called for another postponement of the Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy ...


  3. 12 - Special Edition - The effects of COVID-19 on agriculture in the EU

    In this special edition of the agrifood podcast, we explore the consequences of the recent coronavirus outbreak on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), focusing on what this outbreak shows about the EU farming system, how farmers can best be supported during times of crisis, ...


  4. 11 - COVID-19 fallout, seasonal workers, CAP contingency plan

    EU agriculture ministers have called for further measures to address the difficulties faced by the agri-food sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe’s farming sector could face a dramatic shortfall in workers, and lawmakers in the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to prepare a strategy anticipating ...


  5. 10 - F2F delayed, CAP deadline, COVID-19

    The launch of the new EU food policy will be delayed by another month, EU countries have now been offered the option to extend the deadline to submit applications for CAP payments and food supply chain in Germany functions despite COVID-19.  ...