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New Report: Policies For Better Livestock Farming

A recent report for Eating Better points out that future policies towards livestock farming and trade in the UK and EU should support a shift to healthy sustainable diets. More coherent approaches to environmental objectives such as climate change, protecting nature and high animal welfare should be developed. [...]

12 March, 2017 // 0 Comments

Civil Society Unites To Demand CAP Transformation

Over 130 European CSOs and NGOs, including ARC2020, have today come together to demand better food and farming policies for Europe. The joint action, in the form of a Common Statement, coincides with a CAP consultation and the Agricultural and Fisheries Council meeting which starts at 10AM Monday 06/03/2017. [...]

5 March, 2017 // 0 Comments

After the #AfterCAP Debate | Where Now ?

Wrapping up this third curated debate, we in ARC2020 begin to draw elements of a road map for how the Common Agricultural Policy could evolve. The timing is perfect - the European Commission has recently launched a consultation on modernisation and simplification of the CAP. Let's use this #AfterCAP debate as a springboard to delve deeper into Europe's agri-food and rural policies. [...]

14 February, 2017 // 0 Comments

South Eastern Europe | Interview with Boban Ilic

"If you leave people in insecurity and fear, they will follow populists and nationalists of all kind." Interview with Boban Ilic, Secretary General of the Western Balkan Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development of South Eastern Europe [...]

13 December, 2016 // 0 Comments

#AfterCAP | What Does The Public Pay For?

Tom Lancaster, Senior Agriculture Policy Officer at the UK's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) assesses the uncertain terrain of the UK, farm subsidies and public goods post Brexit. In doing so, some interesting considerations emerge for the EU too. [...]

11 December, 2016 // 0 Comments

CAP Communication Complete by Dec 2017?

The European Commission intends to adopt - before the end of 2017 - a Communication on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made this announcment to 400 delegates at the Agriculture Outlook event in Brussels on Tuesday. [...]

8 December, 2016 // 0 Comments

#AfterCAP: Copa Cogeca on Future Farming

Following Jean Claude Junker's announcement of a CAP Communication by the end of 2017 Copa & Cogeca Secretary-General Pekka Pesonen outlines his vision on where next for CAP. Part of our #AfterCAP debate series. [...]

7 December, 2016 // 0 Comments

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