23 November 2017

CAP & Biodiversity: the best of enemies? 28 November 2017, European Parliament

29 November 2017

Nice try – but Hogan’s direction of travel not on course to sustainable farming

While Commissioner Phil Hogan’s new results-based plan for the future of EU farm policy – presented today in Brussels – sounds attractive, it remains to be […]
12 December 2017

EU body calls farm policy’s green credentials into question

The last attempt to ‘green’ EU farm policy did not lead to any significant increase in environmentally-sound farming practices – despite European governments spending a huge […]
20 May 2020

EU nature and farming plans welcomed by green groups

The EU Commission has today set out its vision for the future of nature and farming policies, as it prepares to put the European Green Deal […]
25 June 2021

New EU farm policy will worsen environmental crises for years

Weak rules will maintain support for harmful farming practices   25 June 2021, Brussels – Europe will continue major funding of harmful intensive farming practices until […]
6 July 2021

Get ‘Fit for 55’ with Agriculture

Our food systems are responsible for a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. This scientific reality should place farming at the heart of the European Commission’s revised ‘Fit […]