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Compiled by the AGRI sector of the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies (Albert MASSOT MARTI)
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1. KEY DOCUMENTS

EC: Development of plant proteins in Europe (report)
Press release
Report COM (2018) 757 of 22.11.2018
Phil Hogan Introductory Remarks at Conference on the ‘Development of Plant Proteins in the European Union’, Vienna
→→IEG Policy: Commission publishes report on EU protein strategy
→→→NGOs and industry welcome EU Protein Plan, but highlight shortcomings
→→→EU ethanol producers slam exclusion from the EU plant proteins strategy
→→Gro Intelligence: Which Countries Have a Protein Shortage in Their Future?
→→→Infographics – More protein in than out
EC: Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisors publish statement on the regulation of gene editing
Statement – A Scientific Perspective on the Regulatory Status of Products Derived from Gene Editing and the Implications for the GMO Directive
→→IEG Policy: GMO Directive is no longer fit for purpose, say EU scientific advisors
→→Research Institutes : Position paper – Regulating genome edited organisms as GMOs has negative consequences for agriculture, society and economy
→→Nature: Ban of ‘gene drives’ is back on the UN’s agenda – worrying scientists

2. DOSSIERS

2.1. TOWARDS THE CAP BEYOND 2020

MFF POST 2020: PROPOSALS AND GENERAL COMMENTS

EC: Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027
EU budget for the future
→→EP News: Confusing EU Budget figures: What are the real cuts and increases?
→→EP News: Post-2020 EU budget: Parliament challenges Commission over scale of cuts  (FR)
EC: EU budget: Commission proposes most ambitious Research and Innovation programme yet
Council: Multiannual Financial Framework
→Austrian Presidency: Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027) : State of play or link
Outcome of the Council Meeting of 16 October
EP: Interim report on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 – Parliament’s position with a view to an agreement (resolution of 14 November 2018)
→News: Long-term EU budget: MEPs lay down funding priorities for post-2020 budget
→→IEG Policy: Parliament votes to maintain CAP funds in next EU budget
Draft opinion on the proposal for a Council regulation on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 – Parliament’s position with a view to an agreement – Committee on Budgets
Draft opinion (Peter Jahr) on the Interim report on MFF 2021-2027 – Committee on Agriculture
Oral question of Czesław Adam Siekierski, on behalf of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, on the Common agricultural policy (CAP) financing
→News – Long-term EU budget: MEPs lay down funding priorities post-2020 budget
European Parliament resolution of 30 May 2018 on the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework and own resources
European Courts of Auditors (ECA): The Commission’s proposal for the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework – Briefing Paper
Ministers of Agriculture from Finland – France – Greece – Ireland – Portugal – Spain : Joint Memorandum on the future MFF / CAP
Les Échos (FR): Budget européen : le grand marchandage a commencé

CAP PROPOSALS & OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

EC: Legal texts and factsheets
EU budget: the Common Agricultural Policy beyond 2020
Memo
Press release
CAP Strategic Plans Regulation (COM (2018) 392) Annexes
Horizontal / financing regulation (COM (2018) 393)  Annex
CMO regulation (COM (2018) 394)
EC: European Commission communicates new CAP proposals on the ground
EC: Remarks by Commissioner Phil Hogan on Simplification and Subsidiarity, July AGRI Council, Brussels
Phil Hogan speech at CEPS Conference: “European Agricultural Policy for the 2020s’, Brussels
Speech by Commissioner Phil Hogan at Meeting with German Federal and Regional Agriculture Ministers
LinkedIn: CAP objectives explained: Ensuring viable farm income (Tassos Haniotis)
Council: Future of the CAP post 2020
AGRIFISH Council conclusions 18 June
Finnish Delegation: Conditionality: Finding a simpler way to ensure environmental performance (position paper)
EP – AGRI Committee: Future of EU farming: Debate on reform proposals with Parliament’s rapporteurs
AGRI Draft reports
Draft report on the HZR proposal (New regulation on the financing, management and monitoring of the CAP) (Muller report)
Draft report on the CMO amending proposals (Andrieu report) (FR version)
Draft report of CAP Plans (Esther Herranz report)
EP – Research for AGRI: Briefing on ‘Towards the Common Agricultural Policy beyond 2020: comparing the reform package with the current regulations’ : Think Tank publication & Research4Agri Blog
Briefing
Annex (Dashboards)
EP – Research for AGRI: Workshop on ‘The CAP beyond 2020: appraisal of the EC legislative proposals’
The CAP Strategic Plans beyond 2020: assessing the architecture and governance issues in order to achieve the EU wide objectivesSlides
The CAP support beyond 2020: assessing the future structure of Direct payments and Rural Development interventionsSlides
The sectoral approach in the CAP beyond and possible options to improve the EU food value chainSlides
European Court of Auditors (ECA): Special report no 10/2018: Basic Payment Scheme for farmers – operationally on track, but limited impact on simplification, targeting and the convergence of aid levels
Briefing paper: Future of the CAP
Opinion 7/2018 concerning Commission proposals for regulations relating to the Common Agricultural Policy for the post-2020 period  or link
→→IEG Policy: Hogan disputes ECA findings on CAP post-2020 draft proposal
→→→ Leading MEP “puzzled” by EU auditors’ critique on CAP reform plans       
Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) – Scientific advisory boards: For an EU Common Agricultural Policy serving the public good after 2020: Fundamental questions and recommendations
French Ministry of Agriculture (FR): Déclaration commune de FR et DE sur la future PAC
→German Ministry of Agriculture (DE): Common declaration of FR and DE on the future CAP

LATEST REACTIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

IEG Policy: Farming organisation meets MEP ahead of vote on CAP reform
CAP Crisis reserve should become “more readily available” – Agrifish Council
Commission refuses to intervene on agricultural markets
Eastern European farmers to protest in Brussels over unequal CAP subsidies
ICTSD: The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy Post 2020: Directions of Change and Potential Trade and Market Effects (Alan Matthews)
CAP reform: The Article 92 commitment to increased ambition with regard to environmental- and climate-related objectives (Alan Matthews)
Arc2020: CAP – Will Environment Committee Flex its New Found Muscles?
Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP): Future of the CAP
→IEG Policy: CAP reform may stimulate environmental “race to the bottom”, think tank warns
World Bank: Poverty, Inequality, and Agriculture in the EU (Policy Research Working paper)
→IEG Policy: CAP payments have helped to reduce poverty and inequality – study
Good Food, Good Farming: The EU Common Agricultural Policy
S & D: Sustainable Equality (report)
→IEG Policy: Socialists and Democrats publish report on sustainable development in EU farming
Entraid (FR): La PAC d’après 2020 doit intégrer l’agriculture de groupe
LinkedIn: Les Associations d’OP (K. Oswald-Poulet)

2.2. PREPARING THE COP 24 (KATOWICE, 3-14 DECEMBER):

COP24 – Katowice: UN Climate Summit 3- 14 December
→EP: International Climate Negotiations – Issues at stake in view of the COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice and beyond (study)
→EPRS – briefing: COP24 climate change conference in Katowice
→EC: 2050 long-term strategy
→→Communication – A clean planet for all – A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy (COM (2018) 773, 28 November)
→→Press release – The Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050
→→→Eur Activ: EU’s 2050 climate plan sees ‘benefits of up to 2% of GDP’
→→→New EU plan comes out fighting for ‘climate neutrality’ by 2050
→EC: Report on the implementation of the EU Strategy on adaptation to climate change (COM (2018) 738, 12 November)
→→EC Staff Working document – Adaptation preparedness scoreboard Country (COM (2018) 460, 12 November)
→EC – JRC: Climate change: the human and economic outlook for Europeans
→→ Climate impacts in Europe
→EP: Resolution of 25 October 2018 on the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland (COP24)
→→EP News: Paris agreement: MEPs call for stepping up EU climate commitments
→→Bridges: EU Parliament Pushes for Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets for 2030
→Springer Nature Climate Change: Broad threat to humanity from cumulative climate hazards intensified by greenhouse emissions
→→ESRI: Cumulative exposure to climate change
IPCC:
→→Global warming of 1.5 °C – An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels
→→Summary for policymakers
→OECD: OECD at COP24
→→Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure
→The Wonk.eu: Distributional effects of climate policies
→Eur Activ: Climate change will affect EU monetary policy ‘one way or the other’, ECB says
(FR) Après 3 ans de stagnation, les émissions de CO2 repartent à la hausse

2.3. LATEST WTO ISSUES:

WTO: Communication from EU and other WTO members on the reform of appellate body
EP briefing: Multilateralism in international trade Reforming the WTO
Journal of World Trade: The Crisis in WTO Dispute Settlement: Fixing Birth Defects to Restore Balance
Captain America and the Tarnishing of the Crown: The Feud Between the WTO Appellate Body and the USA
Global Trade and Customs Journal: Volume 13, Issue 11 & 12
The CAP Under Attack? Last Developments In Trade Defence Cases Targeting European Food Products
The EU’s Modernization Regulation: Stronger and More Effective Trade Defence Instruments?
Eur Activ: EU wants to act as arbitrator in trade cold war
ICTSD: How Could Africa Be Affected by Product-specific Support for Farm Goods?
Borderlex: Comment: Can the WTO be reformed?
The German Marshall Fund (GMF): EU–U.S. Trade and the Future of the WTO: a Conversation with Commissioner Malmström
IEG Policy: EU and other WTO members present draft to reform appellate body
Developed countries should use agricultural subsidies sparingly – US scholar
Flurry of action at WTO sees several dispute settlement panels established
Export competition and more discussed at WTO ag session
EU to make new call for WTO panel in pork dispute with Russia
China takes US to task over trade restrictions at WTO meeting
EU hormone-free beef quota filled in record time as US talks begin
20 WTO countries raise more reservations about EU’s post Brexit TRQs
US contends India exceeding its WTO commitments on cotton subsidies

2.4. BREXIT UPDATES:

GENERAL ISSUES

Council: Conclusions of special meeting of the European Council (Art. 50) (25 November 2018)
Political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom
Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community
Press statement by Michel Barnier following the General Affairs Council (Article 50)
Communication – Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019: a Contingency Action Plan (COM (2018) 880, 13/11/2018)
→IEG Policy: Council greenlights Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
→→EU-UK reach “technical” deal on UK’s terms of exit from the bloc
→→UK and EU commit to ‘closest possible’ relationship post-Brexit – but trade friction still likely
→→UK set to remain close to EU agri-food market under new Brexit deal – if approved
→Politico: 10 things you need to know about the Brexit deal
→→EU to UK: Lose-lose Brexit deal is best you will get
→→EU leaders approve ‘best possible’ Brexit deal
→Centre for European Reform (CER): What happens if Parliament rejects May’s Brexit deal?     
→The Wonk: Brexit deal done – now for the hard part
→EU Observer: UK and EU draft ‘letter to Santa’ on future relations
→Nature: Brexit: What the draft deal means for science
→UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO): What’s the deal?
→→Environmental non-regression in the Withdrawal Agreement: forcing the EU’s hand on the Level Playing Field
→Tic Toc by Bloomberg: Brexit Deal Helps Lock U.K. Into Customs Union the EU Wanted
Agri Mutuel (FR): Ce que contient l’accord de divorce
EC: Factsheet – Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019
CommunicationPreparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019: a Contingency Action Plan (COM/2018/880 final)
European Court of Justice (ECJ): Case C‑621/18 (Wightman and Others) on Article 50 TEU – deliberation phase – hearing
Gov UK: Exiting the European Union – Publications
UK Parliament: Brexit Glossary
Draft Withdrawal Agreement: 7 documents you should bookmark
UK funding from the EU
The EU27: Internal Politics and Views on Brexit
EU Environmental Principles
Government must harness the potential of deeper trade ties to tackle development challenges
Bank of England: EU withdrawal scenarios and monetary and financial stability. A response to the House of Commons Treasury Committee (report)
Summary:
→→The Guardian: Bank of England says no-deal Brexit would be worse than 2008 crisis
→→BBC News: Bank warns no-deal could see UK sink into recession
→→Reuters: Worst-case Brexit more painful than global financial crisis, Bank of England warns
→→Sky News: Bank of England: ‘No deal’ Brexit could lead to economic collapse
→→Les Echos (FR): Brexit : Londres chiffre à près de 10 points de PIB sur 15 ans l’impact d’un « no deal »
ICTSD – Bridges: Brexit Draft Deal Floated, UK Continues Preparations for Trade Future with Other Partners
AmCham EU: Brexit deal an important milestone but uncertainty remains
Politico: Trump on Brexit agreement: ‘Sounds like a great deal for the EU’
Eur Activ: Trump says Brexit agreement bad for US-British trade, May disagrees

AGRICULTURAL ISSUES

Council: Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Apportionment of Tariff Rate Quotas following the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom
UK Parliament: Scrutiny of the Agriculture Bill report
Report
→→Brexit presents challenges and opportunities to tackle nitrate pollution
NFU Scotland: Policy Blog 26 November
Policy Blog 15 November
Oxford Martin School: The impacts of Brexit on agricultural trade, food consumption, and diet-related mortality in the UK (Working Paper)
UK Met Office: Climate Projections
IEG Policy: Eastern European farmers to protest in Brussels over unequal CAP subsidies
EU dairy executives urge acceptance of ‘far from perfect’ Brexit deal
US trade deal would flood UK with cheap, “inhumanely produced” pork meat, expert warns
Nearly all UK farmers have adopted environmental measures, survey claims
UK MPs call for ban on sub-standard agri-food imports after Brexit
Call for new food strategy in UK after “dismal performance” in latest index

3. EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND OTHER EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

Council – Austrian Presidency:
Priorities
Keynote address before the European Parliament – presentation of the Austrian Presidency’s priorities
Programme of the Austrian Presidency
EC: Published initiatives
EC: Contribute law making (New ‘Better regulation’ portal and REFIT platform)  &  link
EC: Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1722 of 14 November 2018 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 999/2014 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Russia
EC: Commission welcomes agreement on new rules for spirit drinks
EC: Speech by Commissioner Phil Hogan at Agridata Summit 2018,Cordoba, Spain
→IEG Policy: Broadband is crucial for technology take up in agriculture – Commissioner Hogan
EC: Commissioner Phil Hogan – Keynote Address at European Dairy Association Annual Conference, Dublin Castle
→IEG Policy: Hogan defends CAP Strategic Plans against dairy sector ‘renationalisation’ concerns
EC: Promotion of EU farm products
€191 million to promote agri-food products at home and abroad
European Court of Auditors (ECA): Special report No 31/2018: Animal welfare in the EU: closing the gap between ambitious goals and practical implementation
2019 Work Programme
EFSA: Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin‐like PCBs in feed and food
→Eur Activ (FR): Les Européens sur-contaminés aux dioxines
EP: Relations between the European Council and the European Parliament – Institutional and political dynamics (study)
Innovation and Better Synergies of Public Procurement with other Policies (study)
EP: AGRI Committee Newsletter
AGRI meetings – documents
Research for AGRI – Updates
Research for AGRI : News – November 2018
EP – News: EU food watchdog: more transparency, better risk prevention
Fertilisers / cadmium: Parliament and Council negotiators reach provisional deal
EC: Commodity Price Dashboard
EU prices for selected representative products
Peaches and nectarines dashboard
Tomatoes dashboard
EC: EU Milk Market Observatory
Dairy Dashboard
Latest updates
Prices / margins
EC: EU Meat Market Observatory
Poultry meat Dashboard
Sheep & Goat Dashboard
Pig Dashboard
Eggs dashboard
Pigmeat latest updates
Beef and veal dashboard
Meat latest updates
EC: EU Sugar Market Observatory
Dashboard
Price reporting
Monthly trade statistics
Trade statistics

EC: EU Crops Market Observatory

Cereals dashboard
Oilseeds dashboard
Cereals balance sheet
Cereals trade
Oilseeds balance sheet
Oilseeds exports and imports
Balance sheets for cereals, oilseeds, proteins and rice
Balance sheet rice
Olive oil dashboard

4. AGRI-FOOD ISSUES

IEG Policy: News
EU rapeseed production to drop in 2019 due to disrupted sowings
NGOs slam Commission plans to leave out harvest losses from food waste definition
Highest price for 2018 set at latest SMP intervention sale tender
Clock is ticking on ‘last great opportunity’ to conclude EU-Mercosur trade deal
EU farmers urge Commission to trigger safeguard clause on rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar
Greens take European Parliament to Court for blocking animal welfare enquiry
EU Council gives green light to new rules on vet medicines
Chinese pigmeat production in danger as ASF crisis deepens
Grain industry has high hopes for US-China trade deal
FAO: Food Price Index
World Food Situation
AMIS: Market Monitor – Issues
International Grains Council (IGC): Grains Market report 22 November 2018
SUSFANS Project: Strengthening European Food and Nutrition Security
Quantified future challenges to sustainable food and nutrition security in the EU (Deliverable No 10 -2)
→→IEG Policy: EU farmers need to shift “from quantity to quality” to deal with stagnating food demand – study
The Economist – Food Sustainability Index (FSI): 2018 ranking Country score
→IEG Policy: France has most sustainable food system, research group finds
→→Call for new food strategy in UK after “dismal performance” in latest index
OECD: Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in China
→IEG Policy: Rapidly changing diets and environmental constraints weigh on China’s food system
→CEP (FR): Rapport de l’OCDE sur l’innovation, la productivité et la durabilité de l’agriculture en Chine
FAO: Global rinderpest action plan
Antimicrobial Resistance
→→IEG Policy: Good farm hygiene crucial to stop antimicrobial resistance – FAO
Choices Magazine (AAEA): America’s Dairy Industry Adapting to Long-Running Structural Changes
America’s Dairy Industry Facing Difficulties from Long-Running Structural Changes
Does Revenue Diversification Improve Small and Medium-Sized Dairy Farm Profitability?
IPES-Food: Latest reports
Breaking away from industrial food and farming systems: Seven case studies of agroecological transition
Kantar World Panel: Newsletter 22 November 2018
Global online FMCG sales grow by 13%
Generating incremental growth through promotions (report)
American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE): Advance articles
European Review of Agricultural Economics: Advance articles
Journal of Agricultural Economics (JAE): Articles – Early view on-line
Short‐ and Long‐Run Policy Evaluation: Support for Grassland‐Based Milk Production in Switzerland
Saying Sayonara to the Farm: Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Farm Exits in Japan
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research: Vol 16, Num. 3
Vol. 16, Num. 2
Journal of Rural Studies: Latest Issue Vol 64
Science Magazine: Intensification for redesigned and sustainable agricultural systems
Agriculture: Volume 8, Issue 11
Foods: Volume 7, Issue 11
Gro Intelligence: China’s Road Map to Food Security
Infographics – How China Will Feed It’s Growing Population
African Swine Fever in China Could Curtail Soybean Imports
Russia’s Limits on Meat Imports Boost Domestic Livestock Producers
Need a Cup of Sugar? Stocks Are at Record Highs
Infographics – Building a Mountain of Sugar
Wageningen University & Research: The EU food and drink industry use of domestic raw material – Fact Sheet
Pesticide residues present in more than 80% of European agricultural soils
Emulating China’s development model is getting harder
Resilience Magazine
Newsletter November 2018
INRA: Land Use and Food Security in 2050: a Narrow Road (study)
→IEG Policy: Agricultural area decreased the most in Europe out of all OECD countries
CAPRI – CGIAR: Newsletter November
Eur Activ: Palm oil ban on the ropes as Commission weighs options
Sustainability in Brazilian soy supply chain – the complexities of tackling deforestation
LinkedIn: Comagri’s public hearing – No need to reinvent the wheel, Cooperatives are the most suited tool to respond to farmers organisational needs
IFPRI: Compact 2025 End Hunger and Undernutrition – 21 November 2018
ENRD: EU Rural Review 25 on ‘Resource Efficiency’
Arc2020: CSA Symposium – Community Supported Agriculture goes Beyond Borders
Palm oil – A Global Obsession With Consequences
US CRS – Latest publications: Regulation of Cell-Cultured Meat (briefing)
→Food Dive: FDA and USDA will jointly regulate cell-cultured meat
→Food Navigator: FDA, USDA, to share regulatory oversight of cell-cultured meat
→IEG Policy: USDA, FDA to jointly regulate cell-cultured meat
→→Farming group questions motives behind lab-grown meat drive
Farm Policy News (US): Farm Bill Moving Forward
Trade War- Market Disruptions Persist
Looking For Some Certainty, Farmers Await Farm Bill Passage
Farmers Seek Additional Markets for Soy, While Fears Grow for Lasting Trade Impacts
Post Election: Farm Bill Perspective From House Ag Committee Chair-elect Collin Peterson
Farmdoc Daily (US): What to Expect from USMCA (or NAFTA 1.01)
Yield and Price Change from Planting to Harvest: How Strong is the Relationship?
Looking Towards the Crop Insurance Safety Net in 2019
Sell the Rumor? Trade Negotiations and Soybean Prices
Tracking the Pace of Corn Consumption
Looking Towards the Crop Insurance Safety Net in 2019
Nitrogen Loss Reduction Practices: What Do They Cost?
Financial and Risk Management Decisions for 2019
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD): US Agricultural Policy Beyond 2018: Implications for the World Trade Organization
US Centers for diseases control and prevention (CDC): Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce
USDA – ERS: Amber Waves
International Agricultural Productivity
→→Global Harvest Initiative: 2018 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP Report)
→→→GAP slides:
Environmental Science & Technology: Assessing Current Local Capacity for Agrifood Production To Meet Household Demand: Analyzing Select Food Commodities across 377 U.S. Metropolitan Areas
US National Farmers Union: The Farmer’s share
SUFISA: Sustainable Finance for Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries
Sufisa-Newsletter No 6 – Quarter 3/2018
Fertilizers Europe: Feeding Life 2030. The European Fertilizer Industry at the Crossroads between Nutrition and Energy (Fertilizer Industry vision towards 2030)
The New York Times: A $12 Billion Program to Help Farmers Stung by Trump’s Trade War Has Aided Few

Global Meat: News

 

Dairy Reporter: News

 

The Beef Newsletter & Dairy Site Newsletter
Centre d’études et de prospective (CEP) (FR): Bulletin de veille
Analyse n°126 Les exploitations d’élevage économes et autonomes en intrants, créatrices de valeur ajoutée
Analyse n°127 Évaluation ex ante de la mesure agro-environnementale « systèmes herbagers et pastoraux » dans les zones de montagne de Rhône-Alpes
Analyse n°128 Le modèle agro-industriel argentin dans la mondialisation
Analyse n°129 Cohérence des politiques commerciales avec le développement : le cas de l’accord de partenariat entre l’Union européenne et l’Afrique de l’Ouest
Analyse n°130 Allergies et intolérances alimentaires : tendances et enjeux pour l’action publique
Analyse n°131 Contribution du programme de développement rural hexagonal (PDRH) à la compétitivité du secteur laitier
FranceAgriMer (FR): Web site & link
Agronomie, environnement et sociétés (AE&S) (FR): Vol 8, 1 – Agronomie et agriculture numérique  
La Tribune (FR): Le business de la transition alimentaire
La Croix (FR): Quand les Français jugent leur agriculture
Revue Sésame (FR): Sésame No. 4
YouTube (FR): Le paradoxe de l’agriculture ! Innovation dans l’agriculture
Agro distribution (FR): Conseil et vente phytos. Le choc de la nouvelle ordonnance
Agri Mutuel (FR): L’actualité à la une
Le soja affecté par les relations Washington-Pékin
Les cours du colza suivent le pétrole à la baisse
Revue Laitière Française (FR): Newsletter Novembre
Réussir cultures & grains (FR): Newsletter
Agroforesterie (FR): Newsletter Décembre
Eur Activ (FR): L’Europe tâtonne dans la transparence de la chaîne alimentaire
Le secteur agricole attend beaucoup de la bioéconomie
L’UE offre enfin un cadre juridique aux engrais organiques et recyclés

5. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Science for Environment Policy: What encourages farmers to participate in collective biogas investment?
Groundwater use and irrigation can negatively affect the net atmospheric moisture and amplify water scarcity problems
Nature Communications: Briefing
Science of the Total Environment: Pesticide residues in European agricultural soils – A hidden reality unfolded (paper)
→IEG Policy: Pesticide residues found in more than 80% of European agricultural soils
Science Daily: Unintended consequences of dams and reservoirs
OECD: Human Acceleration of the Nitrogen Cycle. Managing Risks and Uncertainty
→IEG Policy: Reducing fertiliser and manure use could help prevent nitrogen pollution from farming – OECD
World Resources Institute: Carbon Removal in Forests and Farms in the United States
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy: Advance articles
Sustainability: Volume 10, Issue 11
Environments: Issue 5, Issue 11
Water: Volume 10, Issue 11
Forests: Volume 9, Issue 11
Energies: Volume 11, Issue 11
IEG Policy: Bayer to provide public access to glyphosate safety studies
Gouvernement de la France (FR): Stratégie nationale de lutte contre la déforestation importée
→WWF France (FR): Déforestation importée : arrêtons de scier la branche !
→→IEG Policy: France curbs palm oil, soy and beef imports to tackle deforestation
→→→French study reveals main crops responsible for deforestation
Centre d’études et de prospective (CEP) (FR): Où en est la transition bas carbone de l’agriculture française?
Eur Activ (FR): La justice se penche sur l’homologation du glyphosate
La révolution agricole, condition sine qua non pour atteindre la neutralité carbone
L’UE fait cavalier seul sur les nouveaux-OGM
La Dépêche (FR): Éric Andrieu, eurodéputé PS : «L’enjeu du protocole, c’est la santé du citoyen européen»

6. OTHER ISSUES

International Monetary Fund (IMF): Blog – Sounding the Alarm on Leveraged Lending
→Quartz: The $1.3 trillion loan market that’s spooking everyone right now
Journal of World Trade: Latest issues
Vol. 52 (2018), Issues 1 to 6
→→Green Subsidies and WTO Trade Rules: A ‘Conflict of Values’ or A ‘Conflict of Norms’?
European Public Law: Latest issues
The German Marshall Fund (GMF): Why Trumpism Will Not Prevail
Consequences of U.S. Trade Policy on EU-U.S. Trade Relations and the Global Trading System
Borderlex: Newsletter
IEG Policy: US, EU trade officials continue discussions, eye formal talks next year
World Economic Forum: The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driving Globalization 4.0
→→These are the top risks for doing business around the world
Eur Activ: China responds to Trump’s barriers by opening its wallet
ICTSD – Bridges weekly: Vol 22, No 39
Vol 22, No 38
AmCham EU: Weekly 26 November
Weekly 19 November
→→EU-US trade: a path forward
CESifo Economic Studies: Advance articles
The Review of Economic Studies: Advance articles
International Studies Perspectives: Vol. 19, Issue 4, November 2018
European Review of Economic History: Advance articles
Vol 22, Issue 4, November 2018

Eur Activ (FR): Fact-check : oui la France taxe plus les vins importés que les États-Unis
LinkedIn: Un début d’harmonisation sociale dans l’UE ? (K. Oswald-Poulet)

7. EVENTS

ELO: Biodiversity Conference and European Bee Award (4 December) Registration and agenda of Conference
Politico: Is Europe a leader in the global race of innovation? (5 December)
Public Policy Exchange: Food Safety in EU – Maintaining High Standards and Ensuring Transparency of Information (29 January 2019) Brochure
EAEE: Agricultural Land Markets – Recent Developments, Efficiency and Regulation (EAEE Seminar) (4-5 April 2019)
FFA : Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2019 (FFA) (9 April 2019, Brussels)
EAAE -EC – JRC: 172nd European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar: Agricultural policy for the environment or environmental policy for agriculture? (28-29 May 2019, Brussels)
Area: Prix area 2018
OECD: Competition workshops (2018)

With acknowledgements to IEG Policy, Politico, CAP Reform.eu, Euractiv, Centre d ‘études et de prospective, Illinois.edu, FranceAgriMer and Tomás Garcia Azcárate (EAGRA)


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