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. 25 - Portuguese agri minister, CAP super trilogue, EU-US relations

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with Portuguese agricultural minister Maria do Céu Antunes, who is the current chair of the AGRIFISH Council, about the challenges involved in wrapping up the CAP, including the thorny issue of social conditionality and how she hopes to tackle the remaining outstanding issues to reach a conclusion ...


  2. 24 - Buttergate, dairy exports, super-trilogue

    This week, EURACTIV takes a look at why butter is hitting the headlines in Canada and what implications this could have for the EU, and we talk about the upcoming 'super-trilogue' which has been called by the Portuguese Presidency this week in an attempt to finally wrap up CAP negotiations.  ...


  3. 23 - CAP fraud, Mediterranean label, Mercosur

    This week, EURACTIV speaks with Green MEP Viola von Cramon about a new report released which found that agricultural subsidies continue to be misused across countries in Central and Eastern Europe, we discuss a new proposal for a 'Mediterranean diet' label, and we speak with Simon Wancke, vice-president of the EU young ...


  4. 22 - Social conditionality, CAP, small farms

    This week, EURACTIV speaks with Enrico Somaglia, deputy secretary-general of the European federation of food, agriculture and tourism unions, about social conditionality and what this would mean for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and we speak with Irish MEP Chris MacManus about the demise of small farms in the EU. ...


  5. 21 - World soil champion, agri-food survey

    This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team sat down with the World Soil Champion Luca Montanarella, head of the new Joint Research Centre's action on Soil Data and Information Systems and advisor to the European Commission, to speak about all things soil and the importance of this natural resource, and we bring you ...