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. 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 ...

    2020-10-23

  2. 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 ...

    2020-10-16

  3. 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 ...

    2020-10-09

  4. 5 - Agroforestry, pig tails, carbon farming

    This week, we explore a curious tale about pig tails and take a closer look at EURACTIV's special report on new terminologies in sustainable agriculture, including agroforestry and carbon farming.  ...

    2020-10-02

  5. 4 - New Copa President, labelling disputes, cocoa initiative

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with Christiane Lambert, the newly elected President of farmers association Copa, about her priorities for her new role, the fight against the Nutri-Score system as the EU-wide nutrition food label has kicked up a notch with the addition of a new non-paper backed by several member ...

    2020-09-25