Agrifood Brief

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

Latest Episodes

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January 14, 2022 00:27:07
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Wolves, CAP plans, agri-trademarks

Welcome back! For our first podcast of 2022, EURACTIV’s agrifood news team brings you up to speed with where we’re at on the CAP national strategic plans, we discuss tensions between wolves and EU farmers with the help of Dutch ecologist and wolf expert Glenn Lelieveld and we explore why upcoming changes in geographical indications have sparked some controversy. ...

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December 10, 2021 00:30:03
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A look back, a look forward, & some humble bragging

In the last EURACTIV agrifood podcast of 2021, EURACTIV's agrifood news team takes a trip down memory lane to discuss the biggests moments and themes from 2021, including the conclusion of the CAP and the thawing of EU-US relations when it comes to agrifood, and we also take a look at the key things coming up on the menu in 2022.  ...

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December 03, 2021 00:34:41
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Live transport, gene editing, eco-schemes

This week, EURACTIV takes a look at the outcome of the vote on a report on live transport of animals, we explore the Commission's increasingly favorable stance to gene editing and we take a look at a new NGO report which flags concerns over the level of ambition in member states' eco-schemes with the help of BirdLife Europe's Honey Kohan. ...

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November 26, 2021 00:16:24
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All things CAP & girl power

This week, EURACTIV’s Natasha Foote is joined by EURACTIV France’s Magdalena Pistorius to discuss how the final vote on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) went down this week in Strasbourg, including reactions and next steps for the farming subsidy programme.   ...

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November 19, 2021 00:23:13
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Final CAP vote, soil strategy, AMR

This week, EURACTIV talks about what to expect from the final CAP vote in Strasbourg next week, we take a look at the EU's recently unveiled soil strategy, including comments from Renew Europe's Martin Hojsík, and we hear from the European Food Safety Agency's Marta Hugas about the upcoming week focusing on antimicrobial resistance. ...

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November 05, 2021 00:25:30
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Von der Flyen, COP out, unfair trade practices

This week, EURACTIV looks at whether the COP26 summit was a 'cop' out on agriculture, we bring you the latest on the transposition of the unfair trade practices (UTPs) directive int he EU and hear from the rapporteur on the UTP file, Paolo de Castro, and we explore the new chapter that was opened this week in EU-US agri relations with the creation of a new knowledge exchange platform. ...

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