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Campaigners pressure member states for ambitious food waste reduction targets!

No time or food to waste in the EU… With around 10% of the food made available to EU consumers going down the drain – and just six years to meet the 2030 UN target of halving food waste – it is fair to say that there is neither time …

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You are the farming queen!

Ursula von der Leyen did not forget about angered EU farmers during the launch of her election campaign for a second mandate at the European Commission on Thursday (7 March) but omitted all reference to the agricultural policies she penned during her five-year term. Ursula von der Leyen Unsurprisingly, von …

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FARM TO FORK IS DEAD!

A little more conversation, a little less action, please – no, that doesn’t come from a bad Elvis impersonator, but from Ursula von der Leyen and describes her new ‘softly, softly’ approach to food system transformation intended to replace the hard-hitting Farm to Fork strategy. This year, the Commission chief …

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WHAT IS CARBON FARMING?

The land sector is key for reaching a climate-neutral economy, because it can capture CO2 from the atmosphere. However, to encourage the agriculture and forestry sectors to deliver on climate action and contribute to the European Green Deal, it is necessary to create direct incentives for the adoption of climate-friendly …

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FARM TO FORK STRATEGY; HOW TO REACH THE TARGETS?

As the main deadline for the 2030 targets of the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy approaches, the food chain actors push for solution-oriented policies and tools setting a clear path towards an innovative and more sustainable approach for our food systems. Although the strategy’s targets to make the EU’s agri-food …

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EU 2022 PROMOTION PROGRAMMES FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS…

The 2022 work programme focuses on campaigns that align with the ambitions of the European Green Deal and support objectives from the Farm to Fork strategy, and the EU organic action plan… The European Commission allocated €185.9 million euros ($210.6 million USD) in 2022 for the promotion of European Union …

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COPA AND COGECA SUPPORT THE EU COMMISSION’S CONTINGENCY PLAN ON FOOD SECURITY…

Press release… Copa and Cogeca support the Commission’s contingency plan on food security and stands ready to take an active part in the future EFSCM  The European Commission issues today an important Communication on its vision of the lessons learned from the Covid crisis in terms of food security, and …

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“A FARM TO FORK STRATEGY CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH THE COOPERATION OF ALL STAKEHOLDERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) Coordinator and Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association Chairman of the Board Birol Celep said, “We believe that we should lead the way to show the whole world that the Aegean Region is a sustainable production centre. We, as Aegean Exporters’ Associations, which …

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EUROPEAN UNION COMMISSION UNVEILS EU ORGANIC ACTION PLAN 2021-2030…

On March 25, 2021, the European Commission published the EU Organic Action Plan for 2021-2030. As part of the Farm to Fork Strategy, the Action Plan aims to increase organic agriculture in the EU and to have at least 25 percent of the EU’s agricultural land under organic farming by …

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