Good Food March 2012

Good Food March 2012 Start: End of August 2012 at different locations throughout the EU End: 19th September 2012 in Brussels The Good Food March started as an initiative of 8 Organizations aiming at organizing the biggest march in the history of the European Common Agricultural Policy. It is actually a protest in reaction to the forthcoming revision of the CAP. The march has already started from 3 points across...

6th European Organic Congress

6th European Organic Congress . “Smart change – towards a sustainable CAP” The 6th European Organic Congress in Denmark is taking place at a crucial point in time for the debate on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The Congress “Smart change – towards a sustainable CAP” addresses the policy change needed to reach a greener, smarter, fairer future CAP, improve the availability of sustainably...

Organic Farming as a System Approach

Organic Farming as a System Approach The IFOAM EU Group released its newest publication on Organic Farming:  “Organic Farming: The system approach to meet the sustainability challenge“ Climate change, biodiversity loss, soil degradation, water pollution and increasing pressure on natural resources, such as soil nutrients and fossil fuels are amongst the most pressing challenges for society. Agriculture and food...

5th European Organic Congress

5th European Organic Congress The IFOAM EU Group and the Hungarian EU Presidency in cooperation with the Hungarian Ministry for Rural Development, Biokontroll Hungária and Magyar Biokultúra Szövetsé are organizing the conference: “Organic Farming as opportunity for European Agriculture” in Gödöllő, Hungary, May 31st – June 1st 2011. With 300 participants expected, including high level speakers from the Hungarian...

Open Consultation for the Impact Assessment on the “CAP towards 2020” proposals

Open Consultation for the Impact Assessment on the “CAP towards 2020” proposals As part of the preparation of legislative proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013, scheduled for mid-2011, the European Commission Services solicit input from interested parties to complete the diagnosis and exploration of options for reform outlined in the Communication “Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future” and in the...

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