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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

CAP Reform: Who makes up the AGRI Committee for the 9th parliamentary term?

European Environment Agency (EEA): Small increase in EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, with transport emissions up for the fourth consecutive year

Annual European Union greenhouse gas inventory 1990 – 2017 and inventory report 2019

EC – Eurostat: Price levels of food ranged from 66% of the EU average in Romania to 130% in Denmark in 2018

EC: Fairness in the food supply chain: Commission proposes to increase price transparency

Implementing regulation proposal

→→IEG Policy: Commission launches proposal to improve price transparency

EC: Evaluation study of the impact of the CAP on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions (Final Report)

EC: Results of an EU wide comparison of quality related characteristics of food products (report)

Call for proposals for action grants for limiting dual quality and strengthening consumer organisations in the EU

→→IEG Policy: “No East-West” food prejudice in the EU, study finds

Journal of Agricultural Economics: Setting Climate Action as the Priority for the Common Agricultural Policy: A Simulation Experiment (JRC paper)

→Centre d’études et de prospective (CEP) (FR): Et si la lutte contre le changement climatique devenait la priorité de la PAC ? Une simulation avec le modèle CAPRI

→JRC: An economic assessment of GHG mitigation policy options for EU agriculture (ECAMPA 2 Report)

→IEG Policy: CAP failed to reduce emissions from EU agriculture, evaluation finds

UN Environment (UNEP): The potential of carbon sequestration in the soil (Foresight Brief)

→IEG Policy: Pursuit of higher yields may be damaging soil health, warns UN report

World Resources Institute: How to Feed the World Without Destroying It

Creating a Sustainable Food Future(Report)

Executive Summary

Ministère de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation – CEP (FR): Actif’Agri : Transformations des emplois et des activités en agriculture (Étude Documentation Francaise)

→Alim’agri: ActifAgri : De l’emploi à l’activité agricole : déterminants, dynamiques et trajectoires

→Terre net: Comment favoriser l’emploi en agriculture, en proie à de profonds changements ?

→Agri Mutuel: Actif’Agri : Transformations des emplois et des activités en agriculture

→Réseau rural: Parution d’Actif Agri – Transformations des emplois et des activités en agriculture

2. DOSSIERS

2.1. TOWARDS THE CAP BEYOND 2020

A. 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 2021-2027: Commission calls on leaders to set out a roadmap towards an autumn agreement

Council: Multiannual Financial Framework

→Finland’s Presidency: Multiannual financial framework: implementing the EU’s priorities

EP: Interim report on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 – Parliament’s position with a view to an agreement (resolution of 14 November 2018)

European Parliament resolution of 30 May 2018 on the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework and own resources

Post-2020 multiannual financial framework

EPRS briefing – Future financing of EU policies

Long-term EU budget: MEPs lay down funding priorities for post-2020 budget

European Courts of Auditors (ECA): The Commission’s proposal for the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework – Briefing Paper

EP: Long-term EU budget: MEPs lay down funding priorities for post-2020 budget

B. CAP PROPOSALS & OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

EC: The common agricultural policy at a glance

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: No increase in CAP administrative burden for farmers since 2013 reform

Evaluation Study on ‘ “Analysis of Administrative burden arising from the CAP”

EC: Report on the implementation of the Common Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and first results on the performance of the Common Agricultural Policy

CAP Indicators

A new tool to increase the sustainable use of nutrients across the EU

The future is rural: the social objectives of the new CAP

Shaping of the CAP reform: consultation of stakeholders and citizens

Reflection paper. Towards a sustainable Europe by 2030

The post 2020 Common Agricultural Policy : environmental benefits and simplification

Common Agricultural Policy post 2020 – The green architecture (slides)

The environmental objectives of the future CAP

Parliamentary questions – Climate action and CAP – Answer given by Mr Hogan on behalf of the European Commission

Analysis of key policy objectives (briefs):

Council: Romanian Presidency progress report (Special Committee on Agriculture) on the post 2020 CAP reform package

Future of the CAP post 2020

Preparation of the Council debate on the environmental and climate- related aspects of the post-2020 CAP (2 July)

June Informal meeting of the agriculture ministers

Revised Presidency drafting suggestions on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States under the Common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans) (28 June 2019)

Presidency background paper on the CAP Strategic Plans regulation (New Delivery Model)
Presidency background paper on the Clean Planet for all: A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy – agricultural aspects

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)

→→Farming Independent: A new approach to ending the boom and bust milk price cycle

Draft report of CAP Plans (Esther Herranz report)

EP – AGRI Committee: Consolidated reports on the CAP proposals after the COMAGRI’s vote

CMO regulation – consolidated version – May 2019

FMM – Horizontal regulation – consolidated version – May 2019

Strategic Plans regulation – consolidated version – May 2019

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’ & Research4AGRI Blog

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 here

French version

European Committee of Regions: Reform of the CAP

The CAP after 2020

C. LATEST REACTIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

SURE Farm Project: Deliverables

SUFISA: Sustainable finance for sustainable agriculture and fisheries (Policy Brief)

Eurochoices: 172nd EAAE Seminar: Agricultural policy for the environment or environmental policy for agriculture? (papers)

IEG Policy: EU Direct Aid Payments – an overview

Conservation letters: Collapse of farmland bird populations in an Eastern European country following its EU accession

→IEG Policy: CAP subsidies have led to “collapse” in Czech farmland bird populations – study

European Scientist (FR): Nouvelle PAC : enjeu majeur pour le parlement européen

Eur Activ: The environment in the new CAP (FR)

Agriculture Stratégies (FR): Négociations de la PAC post 2020 : continuer ou repartir d’une page blanche ?

AgrIdées (FR): Think Tank Agroalimentaire : Pour une nouvelle politique agricole et alimentaire

2.2. MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL:

EC: New EU-Mercosur trade agreement: The agreement in principle (Brussels, 1 July 2019)

EC: Latest round reports and EU proposals for the trade agreement with Mercosur

EC: The text I The text II

EC: Key facts about the MERCOSUR agreement

EC: EU – Mercosur trade agreement – Better export opportunities for European farmers and food producers (Fact Sheet)

EC – Press releases: Remarks by President Juncker at the joint press conference with President Macri in the presence of EU and Mercosur leaders

Key elements of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement

→→Borderlex: EU-Mercosur endgame: The quest for beefed-up final offers

→→Mercopress: Brazil hopes to expand chicken and pork sales to EU bases on the deal with Mercosur

→→IEG Policy: EU-Mercosur trade deal likely to fall short of EU dairy expectations

EU ready to grant Mercosur beef TRQ of 99,000 tonnes

New alliance set up to protect EU agriculture in trade agreements

→COCERAL: Position Paper on EU-Mercosur Exchange of Offers and Upcoming Negotiation Rounds

→Irish Times: Phil Hogan: Flawed commentary on sustainability derailing debate on Mercosur trade deal

→Reuters: EU-Mercosur trade deal ‘invitation’ to other agreements: Brazil beef group

→Greenpeace: EU-Mercosur deal trades in environmental destruction

→The Guardian: Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat

→→ Brazil records worst annual deforestation for a decade

→FERN: Open letter : 340+ organisations call on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil

→The Independent: John Downing: ‘Farmers are angry over Mercosur – and the Fine Gael TDs fear the fallout’

→Eur Activ: Macron defends EU-Mercosur trade deal, as farmers protest

→Eur Activ (FR): L’accord UE-Mercosur divise des deux côtés de l’Atlantique

→Chambres d’Agriculture (FR): Analyses et Perspectives de juillet 2019 – Accord de libre-échange UE-MERCOSUR : menaces sur le secteur agroalimentaire européen

→Agriculture Strategies (FR): Accord UE-Mercosur, un baroud d’honneur mondialiste ?

→Le Point (FR): “Inacceptable”: les agriculteurs européens révoltés par l’accord UE-Mercosur

Mercosur : Macron salue un « bon accord », pas les agriculteurs

→Wiki Agri (FR): Mercosur, ou comment l’autonomie alimentaire de l’Europe est menacée

Accord UE-Mercosur : verdir le commerce

Ce que les craintes sur l’accord du Mercosur révèlent sur la fragilité de notre agriculture

→Challenges (FR): Didier Guillaume: La France ne signera pas l’accord UE-Mercosur à “n’importe quel prix”

→Idèle (FR): L’accord de libéralisation commerciale UE/Mercosur est signé… Quels impacts potentiels sur les secteurs bovins ?

→Agri mutuel (FR): Les produits agricoles concernés par l’accord MERCOSUR

L’accord Mercosur-UE fait aussi grincer des dents côté brésilien

→Les Échos (FR): Mercosur : un accord clivant pour l’industrie agroalimentaire française

→Le Monde (FR): Que contient l’accord de libre-échange entre l’UE et le Mercosur ?

→France 24 (FR): Jugé “inacceptable”, l’accord entre l’UE et le Mercosur indigne les agriculteurs français

→Reuters (FR): Brésil: La déforestation de l’Amazonie a augmenté de 88% en un an

→Huffington Post (FR): Bolsonaro défend le travail des enfants au Brésil

2.3. BREXIT UPDATES:

GENERAL ISSUES

Gov.UK: PM’s speech on new Brexit deal (21 May 2019)

EC: Communication of 12 June 2019: “State of play of preparations of contingency measures for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union”

The Conservative Party’s European Research Group: A clean managed Brexit (manifesto)

UK Parliament: The UK’s contribution to the EU budget

Taking control of the order paper

Government of Ireland: Preparing for the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union (contingency plan update)

UKTPO: A Post-Brexit Generalized System of Preferences for the UK: How to Guarantee Unchanged Market Access For Developing Countries?

Euractiv: Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case

Toute l’Europe (FR): Brexit: tout comprendre

AGRICULTURAL ISSUES

EC: EU agriculture and Brexit (EC portal)

EC – Eurostat: UK AGRI Fact Sheet

UK Farm Economic Focus

UK National Audit Office: Early review of the new UK farming programme

IGD: Five big Brexit issues yet to be resolved

Brexit Food Hub: Contingency planning site

A New Nature Blog: Farmland Tax Breaks revealed

New Report on Farmland tax breaks

COCERAL: Position Paper – Recommendations on Brexit and the Future of Trade Relations

Global Meat: Irish farmers urge swift beef package payment

IEG Policy: Scottish Government to make farming ‘top priority’ amid Brexit uncertainty

Australia raises WTO concerns over EU’s Brexit beef fund

WTO members remain critical of proposed EU-UK TRQ split

Wiki-agri (FR): Derrière l’hypothèse du Brexit “hard”, un possible embargo américain

3. EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND OTHER EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

Council: Finland’s Presidency

→Prime Minister Office: Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU

→Finland’s Presidency: Webpage

Council: Water reuse for agricultural irrigation: Council agrees general approach

Council: New rules on fertilisers

→IEG Policy: EU adopts updated rules for fertilisers

→Fertilizers Europe: New Fertilizer Regulation. Where do we go?

EC: Commission’s contribution to the informal EU27 leaders’ meeting in Sibiu (Romania) on 9 May 2019

EC: Published initiatives

EC: Contribute law making (New ‘Better regulation’ portal and REFIT platform)

EC – The European Citizens’ Initiative: Open initiatives

European Citizen’s Initiative asking a simplified ‘Nutriscore’ labelling on food products, to guarantee that consumers are provided with quality nutritional information and to protect their health

EC: African Swine fever

Chronology of main initiative taken or supported by the European Commission

Interactive maps of areas subject to measures for ASF in the EU

EC – Speeches: Speech by Commissioner Phil Hogan at the Environment Council Press Conference

→IEG Policy: Hogan clashes with Council on future CAP’s environmental aspects

Speech by Commissioner Phil Hogan at Irish Rural Link Conference: “Climate Change: Opportunities for Rural Communities”

EC: Workshop on “Best practices in integrating primary production (farmers and forest owners) in the Bioeconomy (BE) value chains and boosting the development of the Bioeconomy (BE) in rural areas” (report)

EC: Short-term outlook: EU exports expected to continue growing overall, pork production remains stable

EC: Monitoring EU agri-food trade: development until May 2019

Monitoring EU agri-food trade: development until April 2019

EU agri-food exports continue growing at record pace

Agri-food trade: exports sustain at strong level, leading an important trading surplus for April 2019

EC: Draft implementing Regulation amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1185 laying down rules for the application of Regulations (EU) No 1307/2013 and (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards notifications to the Commission of information and documents

Press release – Fairness in the food supply chain: Commission proposes to increase price transparency

Press release – Commission welcomes Parliament’s support to ban unfair trading practices

EC: Report on Trade and Investment Barriers (January – December 2018)

Press release – Barriers to trade: as protectionism rises, EU continues opening up export markets for European firms

EC: Commission takes action against fraud in organic products

EC: EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements

Press release – EU set to sign trade and investment agreements with Vietnam on Sunday

→→IEG Policy: EU set to sign trade deal with Vietnam at end of June

→→Borderlex: EU member states give green light to Vietnam trade and investment pacts

EC – JRC: Apparent consumption of meat, crops and dairy products at Member State level

EC- Horizon Magazine: Small farms produce more food than statistics show

EC – EIP AGRI: Newsletter

EFSA: Public consultation on the draft EFSA opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of quinolizidine alkaloids in feed and food, in particular in lupins and lupin-derived products

EC- ENRD: Newsletter

EP: AGRI Fact Sheets of the European Union – Updated

EP – EPRS: At a glance – Electing the European Parliament’s President

Demographic outlook for the European Union 2019

EP: Press kit for the European Council of 20-21 June 2019

EP: AGRI Committee Newsletter

AGRI meetings – documents

Publications

Research for AGRI – Updates

Research for AGRI : News – April/May – Issue 1

European Court of Auditors (ECA): Audit preview: Biodiversity in farming

Auditors scrutinise EU contribution to biodiversity in farming

→→IEG Policy: EU auditors scrutinise CAP’s impact on biodiversity

EESC: NAT Newsletter June

NAT Newsletter May

EC: Commission to launch new market observatories for wine and fruit and vegetables

→EC: Fruit and vegetables Dashboard – Tomato

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

Protein balance sheet

→→IEG Policy: Commission publishes new EU Feed Protein Balance Sheet

4. AGRI-FOOD ISSUES

IEG Policy: News

IEG Policy – Reports:

Report – Smart Solutions for Food and Farming: A Policy Perspective

Agriculture and technology: An uneasy relationship

Report – US Farm Bill 2018

Eur Activ: Agriculture Atlas 2019

To avoid killing young male chickens, we need more feasible solutions – German agri-economist

Andriukaitis vs Salvini: Back-and-forth on ‘nationalist’ food policy

With new regulation complete, what’s next for EU biofuels?

Civil society abandons EU Commission’s anti-obesity forum

FAO: Food Price Index

World Food Situation

AMIS – Agricultural Market Information System: Market Monitor – Issues

Market Monitor

Latest Market Monitor No 70 (July 2019)

Crop Watch: May 2019 Crop Watch Bulletin (Vol. 19, No. 2)

International Grains Council (IGC): IGC webpage

CAP Reform: Climate policy in agriculture and carbon leakage

Kantar World Panel: Newsletter 179

Winning Omnichannel Finding growth in reinvented retail (Report)

IFOAM: European Organic Congress 2019

Delivering, inspiring and improving – thoughts on the future of organic farming

→→Eur Activ: Global organic food market nears €100 billion

International Farm Network (IFCN) Dairy Research Network: Webpage

OECD: New OECD Agriculture website now live!

Nature: Chinese agriculture minister to head UN food agency

→IEG Policy: Chinese candidate elected as next chief of UN FAO

UN FAO Director-General choice will “impact how world’s food is produced”

National Geographic: How China Plans to Feed 1.4 Billion Growing Appetites

Business Today: Can India gain from US-China trade war?

CAPRi: June Newsletter

Arc2020: Part 1 EU-Mercosur Trade Deal | the Bolsonaro Era

Part 2 EU-Mercosur Trade Deal | A Road to Nowhere for Farmers?

New MEPs, the Green Wave and the Quest for a Climate Friendly CAP

Vertical Farming Shoots…Organic in the Foot?

AgroInsurance International: World News Summary from AgroInsurance

European Review of Agricultural Economics: Advance articles

Does GlobalGAP certification promote agri-food exports?

IEEP: Spring Newsletter 2019

Spring 2019

Global Trade and Customs Journal: Latest Issues

Journal of Agricultural Economics (JAE): Articles – Early view on-line

Econ Papers: A meta-analysis of the price and income elasticities of food demand 

 Agriculture: Volume 9, Issue 6

Volume 9, Issue 5

Foods: Volume 8, Issue 6

Volume 8, Issue 5

Politico: USDA farms out economists whose work challenges Trump policies

USDA, trade officials can’t explain Trump’s promise of Mexican ag purchases

Forbes: Cannabis Is Becoming A Huge Job Creator

 Gro Intelligence: Brazil Moves to Bolster Competitiveness of Sugar Ethanol Industry

IATP: May Articles

Wageningen University: Newsletter June 2019

Newsletter April 2019

IFPRI: IFPRI Insights

CIHEAM: Newsletter April

Newsletter May

IPES-Food: Latest reports

The rising: Agricultural Mergers: Implications On Innovation, Farming, and Politics

International Olive Council (IOC): Newsletter 137

Newsletter 138

Olive Oil times: Italian Olive Oil Producers Explain What It Takes to Succeed in a Tough Campaign

Euro News: No U.S.-EU trade deal without agriculture – U.S. official

USDA – ERS: Amber Waves

US CRS: Latest publications

US Senate Committee on Agriculture: Hearing – Certainty in Global Markets for the U.S. Agriculture Sector

Food and Water Watch: (US) Family Farmers Need Fair and Competitive Markets

Choices Magazine (AAEA): Theme Overview: The Future of Farm Management Extension

Impact of Emerging Technology on Farm Management

Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields?

Agricultural Economics Insights (AEI): Concentration in US Agricultural Production

Direct Payments Set to Soar in 2019 in the US

American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE): Advance articles

BMC – Environmental Health: The USA lags behind other agricultural nations in banning harmful pesticides

The Washington Times: American agriculture firmly behind Trump in trade war, with animosity toward Big Tech

The Washington Post: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump’s trade war. Here’s how to help

At Trump’s Agriculture Department, science is being plowed under

Bloomberg: Trump’s Tariffs Send Shock Waves Through Spain’s Olive Groves

Des Moines: Trump administration gives final approval for year-round E15 use

 Taxpayers for common sense: Trump Administration, Making Farm Welfare Payments Great Again!

Farm Policy News (US): Trump Administration Announces Additional Trade Aid to Farmers

Farmdoc Daily (US): The US Trade War Reaches India

Global Meat: News

Dairy Reporter: News

The Beef Newsletter/ The Dairy Site Newsletter

The Guardian: Are your tinned Italian tomatoes picked by slave labor?

INRA – Sésame (FR): (Microfermes) Hypermodernité économique

INRA – Publier la Science (PLAS) (FR): PLAS No 23, Mai 2019

INRA – La mission Agro biosciences (FR): Newsletter

Centre d’études et de prospective (CEP) (FR):

Ministère de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation (FR): Rapports du programme ministériel d’études

INSEE (FR): L’agriculture française en 2018

Chambres d’Agriculture (FR): La Lettre économique – No 394 – Juin 2019 – Quand les agriculteurs jouent dans la Cour des Comptes

Analyses et Perspectives de juin 2019 – Le commerce horticole et les parfums de la mondialisation

FranceAgriMer (FR): Web site

Actualité

Droit et Société (FR): N°101 | Comment penser un droit pour l’alimentation ? (Dossier)

FNsafer (FR): Les marches fonciers ruraux 2018

Communique de presse

Synthèse

→→Wikiagri (FR): Prix des terres dans l’Union européenne, les écarts se creusent entre les pays membres

→→France info (FR): Le marché des terres agricoles est de plus en plus financiarisé au fil des ans

Capital (FR): Rachat de terres françaises: un rêve chinois mis en faillite

Alimentation : la révolution des circuits courts

Agri Mutuel (FR): Newsletter A la une

Agriculture Stratégies (FR): La propriété : dogme ou instrument politique ?

Les coûts du dumping des exportations agricoles pour les agriculteurs et communautés rurales

France TV Info (FR): Le CETA risquait de ruiner les agriculteurs français ? Pour l’instant, c’est tout l’inverse (Vidéo)

Toute l’Europe (FR): [Fact checking] Elizabeth II, les multinationales ou les agriculteurs : qui touche les aides de la PAC ?

Les Échos (FR): Alimentation 100 % végane : la fausse bonne idée pour sauver la planète

RFI (FR): L’Ukraine, un monstre agricole aux portes de l’UE (1/2)

L’Ukraine, un monstre agricole aux portes de l’UE (2/2)

Le Monde (FR): Le quart des pesticides utilisés aux États-Unis sont interdits en Europe

L’Inde affronte une crise de l’eau sans précédent

Le Figaro (FR): Étiquettes alimentaires: pourquoi les Français ont raison de se méfier

Pesticides et métaux lourds, les compotes et petits pots pour enfants testés par “60 millions de consommateurs”

Malbouffe, pollution, bio: l’agriculture mondiale à l’aube de bouleversements

Libération (FR): Pesticides : l’orange amère de Californie

The Conversation (FR): Débat : Sous l’amour du « local », la haine de l’étranger

 L’Opinion (FR): « Sans pesticide »: Faut pas prendre les clients du bio pour des canards sauvages

Sébastien Abis: «Pour répondre aux enjeux de l’alimentation mondiale d’ici à 2050, le maïs européen sera précieux»

 BFM TV (FR): Les produits bio parfaits et ceux qui le sont moins: 60 Millions de consommateurs a mené l’enquête

IRIS France (FR): Marchés agricoles internationaux : quels sont les atouts de la France pour faire face à la concurrence ?

Peste porcine africaine : la Chine fragilisée, la planète secouée

Terre-net (FR): Transition écologique: « Une évolution trop brutale, imposée, s’appelle une catastrophe »

Marques et transparence : Les propositions choc du think tank agroalimentaire

Wikiagri (FR): Farm Bill, les règles connues des farmers américains pour les dix prochaines années

Ouest-France (FR): Élevage : et si on élevait le débat?

Reporterre (FR): La transition agricole viendra des néo-paysans

Pleinchamp.com (FR): Agribashing, un terme à proscrire pour comprendre la relation agriculture et société

Didier Guillaume souhaite une assurance “généralisée” des agriculteurs

Commodafrica (FR)): Zone de libre-échange africaine : vers un méga-accord commercial avec l’Europe? (Stéven Le Faou)

AgirAgri (FR): À vrai lire – Juillet 2019

CommodAfrica (FR): Inde et Etats-Unis sur la sellette à l’OMC pour leurs aides agricoles

5. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

EC: Implementation of Council Directive on protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources (report)

EC – Horizon: Genetic diversity maps to help forests survive climate change

IEEP: Eurostat 2019 report shows mixed picture of EU’s progress on SDGs

IPBES: Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Report)

Summary for policymakers

EC: Communication assessing the draft NECPs

United in delivering the Energy Union and Climate Action – Setting the foundations for a successful clean energy transition

ICC: International scan of GHG mitigation policies in agriculture

Journal of Cleaner Production: Biodiversity impacts due to food consumption in Europe

Danish Economic Council of Environmental Economics: Economy and Environment 2019 – Summary and Recommendations

FERN: EU Forests of Hope (report)

FEFAC: EU grains, oilseeds and feed value chain partners welcome European Commission Communication on Deforestation

Earth’s Future: Global Opportunities to Increase Agricultural Independence Through Phosphorus Recycling

Test Biotech: Letter to EU Commission to halt pending EU applications for genetically engineered plants (May 2019)

Science for Environment Policy: Maximum benefit from agri-environmental measures could be gained by targeting areas with specific environmental pressures, Germany

Science Daily: As climate changes, small increases in rainfall may cause widespread road outages

Science Magazine: Rising methane: A new climate challenge

Ruminants: Evolutionary past and future impact

Resolving ruminants

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy: Advance articles

Environments: Volume 6, Issue 6

Volume 6, Issue 5

Sustainability: Volume 8, Issue 11

Water: Volume 11, Issue 5

Climate: Volume 7, Issue 6

Volume 7, Issue 5

Energies: Volume 12, Issue 12

Volume 12, Issue 11

Volume 12, Issue 10

IEG Policy: Council wants voluntary application of water re-use for irrigation

European Parliament backs rules to promote water re-use for agricultural irrigation

Eur Activ: 18 EU countries now support 2050 carbon neutrality goal

Climate progress is key to reinvigorate European project

Elementa – Science of the Anthropocene: Estimation of methane emissions from the U.S. ammonia fertilizer industry using a mobile sensing approach

Sustainable Food Trust: Meat: A taxing issue?

CNN: Agriculture Secretary Perdue on climate crisis: ‘It rained yesterday, it’s a nice pretty day today’

The Telegraph: British supermarkets admit their olive oils could be killing birds as they pledge to switch brands

Eur Activ: EU throws the ball to member states to monitor RED II implementation

Nature Research Journal: Anthropocene now: influential panel votes to recognize Earth’s new epoch

How China will protect one-quarter of its land

The New York Times: Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science

Politico: US Agriculture Department buries studies showing dangers of climate change

SIANI: If agroforestry is so good, why doesn’t everyone do it?

Sénat FR (FR): Adapter la France aux dérèglements climatiques à l’horizon 2050 : urgence déclarée (Rapport d’information)

Agri-mutuel (FR): Stockage du carbone: L’Inra divulgue une étude de faisabilité prometteuse en France

Le rôle clé de l’agriculture pour compenser 7 % des émissions de GES en France

Entreprises pour l’environnement (EPE) (FR): ZEN 2050 – Imaginer et construire une France neutre en carbone

Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE) (FR): Relocaliser la filière bois française : une bonne idée pour le climat

IDDRI (FR): Le Green New Deal américain : des débats locaux à une ambition (inter)nationale

RTL (FR): Agriculture : quelles sont les alternatives au glyphosate ?

6. OTHER ISSUES

EC – Eurostat: Disparities of household income in Europe

EPPA: The Comitology Newsletter May – June 2019

UKTPO: Dispute Resolution in EU Trade Agreements: A Preliminary Glimpse of a New World Order

Spiegel: EU Commissioner on the U.S.-China Trade War ‘Our List of Countermeasures Is Ready’

Business Connect: Poverty: What It Is and What We’re Doing To End It

UK Parliament: European Parliament elections 2019: results and analysis

IEG Policy: China backs down in fight over market economy status at WTO

Financial Times: Africa to propel world’s population towards 10bn by 2050

CEPS: Annual Report 2018 / 2019

Springer: Plant Nanobionics

EC (FR): Il y a trop de fonctionnaires européens et ils coûtent trop cher ! Vraiment ?

OECD: Economic Outlook May 2019 – Trade uncertainty dragging down global growth

Our World in Data: World Population Growth

EurActiv: EU to use China as guinea pig to monitor bilateral summit deals

(FR) «L’UE doit muscler sa politique commerciale»

Economies: Volume 7, Issue 2

Journal of World Trade: Latest issues

European Public Law: Latest issues

Borderlex: Newsletter

CESifo Economic Studies: Website

Volume 65, Issue 2, June 2019

Advance articles

The Review of Economic Studies: Advance articles

European Journal of International Law: Volume 30, Issue 1

European Review of Economic History: Advance articles

The Guardian: ‘Migrants are more profitable than drugs’: how the mafia infiltrated Italy’s asylum system

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) (FR): Études et savoirs sur le développement, mai 2019

English version

7. EVENTS

EAAE – European Association of Agricultural Economists: XVI EAAE Congress (Prague, 25-28 August 2019)

ELO: 2019 European bee award. Deadline for applications: 6 September

Wageningen University: Mansholt Lecture – The future of proteins (18 September 2019)

EC: EU Conference on Modelling for Policy support: Experiences, challenges and the way ahead (26/17 November)

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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