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The 2nd ARC Conference on 13 July 2011 German Farmers’ rally “Sternfahrt” arrives in Berlin on 6 June 2011 ARC at the European Parliament Hearing on the CAP post 2013 — 26 January 2011 ARC at the ‘We’ve had enough!’ demonstration in Berlin — 22 January 2011 Delivering ARC’s Communication to the EU — 18 November 2010 ARC Conference: Building our common future: Finalising a Communication of Civil Society to the EU on the Future of Agriculture and Rural Policies — 4-5 November 2010 The ARC at the CAP post 2013 Conference — 19-20 July 2010

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Interview with Commissioner CioloĹź at the ARC Conference European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian CioloĹź, is interviewed at the ARC Conference in Brussels on 4 November 2010. Members of the Agricultural and Rural Convention met to finalise their Communication from Civil Society to the European Union Institutions on the future Agricultural and Rural Policy.   Michael Dower’s speech on behalf of ARC 2020 at the ‘CAP post 2013’ conference Michael Dower outlines the principles and visions of ARC 2020 at the European Commission’s ‘CAP post 2013’ conference on 20 July 2010.   ARC Interview with European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian CioloĹź Commissioner CioloĹź sat down with the ARC at the CAP post 2013 Conference in July to discuss civil society’s role in the reform of the CAP.   The Agricultural and Rural Convention Find out more about the ARC in this short video presentation.

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Proposals for reform

Spanish Network Rural Development EN French National Federation of Organic Agriculture FR For a New European Agriculture and Food policy (CAP researchers) EN – summary European Coordination Via Campesina IT – EN – ES – FR Forum Synergies EN European Food Declaration 16 languages AGROSTAR EN IFOAM EU Group EN Committee of the Regions EN – FR Agricultural Economics Society conference EN Europa Nostra, ECOVAST, RED, EAA, EAC EN ECOVAST EN Notre Europe EN – FR UK Food Group Briefing – Securing Future Food EN EU Food & Agriculture Policy for the 21st Century: alternatives to the CAP (Vredeseilanden) EN – FR – ES A new European Agricultural Policy (Vredeseilanden) NL – EN The CAP after 2013: Brno declaration of NGOs from Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia EN/CZ Coalition of Environment, Nature Conservation, Agriculture, Development, Consumer Protection and Animal Welfare Organisations DE – EN – FR Committee of the Regions-Commission of Natural Resources FR French Academy of Agriculture FR Agronomics Council of the French Ministry of Agriculture FR ConfĂ©dĂ©ration […]

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Call for Action

Call for Action: A communication of European Citizens to the European Institutions on the Future of Agriculture and Rural Regions Food for all is essential – the status quo is not an option Many people in Europe seem to take sufficient and good food and a living countryside for granted. Some see agriculture as mere background for more important things in life. Others believe that farmers are the main problem in nature protection. But enough wholesome food for all and a good stewardship of nature is currently not at all guaranteed. Over a billion people go hungry. Soils are losing fertility, water resources are being depleted, and biodiversity is being lost around the globe. Climate change will further undermine efforts to feed a growing world population. It is not enough to blame others. Europe shares an essential part of responsibility for making deep change possible. European rural regions and their communities have a great potential to make it happen. We need to support farmers in making sustainable food production the rule, not the exception. We […]

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Find photos of all our actions on our Flickr account Videos from the early days Video: Action in Strasbourg ahead of CAP vote All the CAP SNAP images  Footage from the Good Food March 2012 Photos of the German route for the Good Food March  

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–The ARC2020 Communication

After several rounds of consultation within the ARC network, the ARC members and supporters along with observers finalised their Communication of Civil Society to the European Institutions on the future Agricultural and Rural Policy on 5 November 2010. Read the Communication in up to 10 languages. […]