Agrifood Brief

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October 22, 2021 00:23:43
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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 the challenges she encountered along the way.  ...

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October 08, 2021 00:24:52
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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 draft of the Commission's 2022 work programme to see what's on the menu for the agri sector, and we explore the sustainable use of water in the EU with the help of EURACTIV France's Magdalena Pistorius. ...

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September 27, 2021 00:18:07
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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 Organic Day and EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski teases stakeholders about a new impact assessment on the Farm to Fork strategy ...

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September 17, 2021 00:19:58
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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 Commission President Ursula von der Leyen had to say about the agrifood sector in her State of the Union speech.  ...

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September 10, 2021 00:32:17
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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 to Joao Pacheco of Farm Europe to hear his take on the controversial Joint Research Centre report which focused on the impact of the the EU's green goals on the agriculture sector.  ...

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July 23, 2021 00:51:21
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41 - A flavour of what's to come: CAP, animal welfare, gene editing

This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team reflects on the biggest stories from this 'school' year and the fun to come after the summer break, and we speak with Green MEP Sarah Wiener on turkey welfare and Professor Doreen Boyd from the University of Nottingham on how satellite technology can help monitor labour exploitation in agriculture ...

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