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 - Digitalisation, natural label, CAP scrap resolved

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with our very own digital editor, Sam Stolton, about digitalisation in agriculture, including the challenges involved with rolling out broadband to rural areas and concerns over data protection, we speak on the issue of food products using the term "natural", which is not legally defined by ...

    2020-12-04

  2. 13 - Fusilli express, COVID impact on farmers, Greta Thunberg

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with Daniel Azevedo, Commodities and Trade Director of EU farmers association COPA-COGECA, about their recent report on the impact of COVID on the farming sector, and EURACTIV's very own Transport Editor, Sam Morgan, about transporting the EU's agrifood products via train and his musings about Greta ...

    2020-11-27

  3. 12 - US farming sector, EU taxonomy regulation, even more CAP

    This week, EURACTIV hears about the reaction of the US farming community to the news of Joe Biden's win from Jonathan Ahl of St. Louis Public Radio, we speak about the EU taxonomy regulation and its implications for agriculture, and we explore the results from FoodDrinkEurope's annual report on the latest data ...

    2020-11-20

  4. 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.  ...

    2020-11-13

  5. 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 ...

    2020-11-06