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EU consumers and households can contribute the most towards reducing food waste and implementing the circular economy package, the EU health and food safety Commissioner said.
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Land observation data derived from Copernicus satellites will be used to automatically assess farmers’ compliance with CAP rules and could even fully replace physical field visits conducted by public authorities.
Law and order needs to be restored in Slovak agriculture, the country’s President Andrej Kiska has declared, after the national paying agency has come under fire over revelations about subsidy abuse by criminal organisations.
Due to the absence of a coherent framework, the EU’s food-related policies are failing to adequately preserve the environment and make the farming sector more sustainable, new research has found.
Environment & Conservation
No proposal to force crop-based biofuels out of the market should be accepted, as that would be a step in the wrong direction away from the Paris Agreement, according to a statement signed by Eastern European countries.
A proposal from the Irish Citizens' Assembly's to introduce a tax on agricultural emissions in Ireland has drawn sharp criticism from the country’s main farming organisations, who call the measure a “no go” and a “completely daft idea”.
The most revealing part of the European Union Commission’s proposed decision on talks with other World Trade Organization (WTO) members is the prospect of no agreement on agricultural tariff quotas by next March, when the UK leaves the EU.
A new report has highlighted major concerns surrounding a potential UK-US free trade deal after Brexit, as it concludes that such an agreement is unlikely to bring major benefits for the UK while it “could destroy large parts of British farming”.
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