19 October 2020

Will we pay €350 billion to trash nature? This week we will know.

EU farm policy 2023 – 2027: a media briefing Forget the ‘million dollar question’. This week Brussels will answer one worth €358 billion: the shape of […]
19 October 2020

Farm ministers resist EU Green Deal

Farm ministers today gave a cool welcome to EU plans for new laws to greatly reduce pesticides, fertilisers and boost ecological farming. At a meeting in […]
21 October 2020

EU locks in billions of euros to nature-trashing farming

Thunberg: “this isn’t how democracy is supposed to work” Transition to ecological farming frozen, say NGOs The EU has voted through hundreds of billions of Euros […]
22 January 2021

10 tests challenge “deadend” €350 billion EU farm policy

Officials meet as protests intensify 22 January 2020, Brussels – Worried environmentalists say tens of billions of Euros is being set aside for destructive forms of […]
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 […]