In the EU, agriculture is the single largest driver of biodiversity loss. But many farmers are demonstrating that it is possible to farm in harmony with nature while producing plenty of food and making decent livelihoods.
The EU has committed to “reverse biodiversity loss [and] lead the world by example and by action”. Action by 2027 will determine our success or failure in stopping a global mass extinction. Agriculture, as a major driver of the biodiversity crisis, is front and centre in this challenge.
This is one of three briefings from the EEB detailing how the CAP can made to work for people and nature. Read the others in our library: