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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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Council: Nomination process for new heads of EU institutions in 2019
European Council appoints new EU leaders
EP: David Sassoli elected President of the European Parliament
Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President
→→CAP Reform: Who makes up the AGRI Committee for the 9th parliamentary term?
→→→IEG Policy: New members of European Parliament’s AGRI Committee announced
→→→EU Observer: Farmers among new MEPs deciding on EU farming money
EC: Ursula von der Leyden – A Union that strives for more. My agenda for Europe (Political guidelines for the next European Commission 2019/2024)
→Politico: EC document on policy priorities for the incoming set of commissioners (AGRI p. 3)
EU officials float €100B boost for European companies
→Notre Europe – Institut Jacques Delors (FR): Les sept qualités d’une Commission
→IEG Policy: Surprise EU Commission nominee, as Parliament, Council get new chiefs
Von der Leyen wants Poland to appoint next Agriculture Commissioner
→EU Observer: EU leaders nominate first female EU commission chief
→Nature: New EU chief makes bold climate pledges
→Slow Food / Slow Europe: The EU after the Summer Break: Key Dates and Scenarios
→Eur Activ: Commissioners assemble: Von der Leyen builds EU team
(FR version) Qui sont les nouveaux commissaires européens ?
Commissioners assemble: Deadline day
‘Green Deal’ supporters resist idea of splitting energy and climate portfolio
EC: CAP Indicators (2017 data available)
Further decrease of poverty rate in rural areas in 2017, among findings of CAP indicators update (Press release)
Almost 40% of EU farmers do not receive CAP subsidies
→→IEG Policy: Poverty rate in EU rural areas declines
EC – JRC: Assessing the greenhouse gas impact of forest management activities in EU countries
Evaluation of the CAP on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
→→CAP Reform: The role of the LULUCF sector in the EU’s long-term climate strategy
Accounting for the LULUCF sector in the EU’s 2030 climate targets
Worrying signs that the improvement in the emissions intensity of EU agricultural production is slowing down and absolute emissions are now increasing again
Long-run perspective on EU agricultural output growth and GHG emissions
Why funding a suckler cow reduction scheme in Ireland makes sense
EC: Market transparency: Costs of external data reporting by private operators in the EU agri-food supply chain (JRC report)
Fairness in the food supply chain: Commission proposes to increase price transparency
Implementing regulation proposal
→→IEG Policy: Commission launches proposal to improve price transparency
iDiv: EU agriculture not viable for the future
→Science: A greener path for the EU CAP
Supplementary materials
→→IEG Policy: CAP proposals represent “clear step backwards” on environment – research
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): Land is a Critical Resource, IPCC report says
Press release
Climate change and land (Special report – August 2019)
IPCC’s special report on climate change and land
Report’s content
→→United Nations – Climate Change (IPCC press release): Land is Part of the Climate Solution
→→UN News: World food security increasingly at risk due to ‘unprecedented’ climate change impact, new UN report warns
→→United Nations Foundation: Key Takeaways from the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
→→IEEP: Climate change… what if the solution started with land management?
→→WWF: Climate crisis requires shift from damaging land use, major report warns
→→Global Environment Facility: IPCC Special Report reflects urgency of better land management to combat climate change
→→Associated Press (AP): UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future
→→IEG Policy: UN report urges diet and land use changes to combat climate change
IPCC report shows urgent need to overhaul CAP, say NGOs
→→EU Observer: UN report: eat less meat to combat climate crisis
→→Animal: Opinion paper: Beef, climate change and a slice of common sense (Tassos Haniotis)
→→Nature Research Journal: Eat less meat: UN climate change report calls for change to human diet
Climate change made European heatwave up to 3°C hotter
Climate change made Europe’s mega-heatwave five times more likely
Droughts, heatwaves and floods: How to tell when climate change is to blame
→→Carbon Brief: In-depth Q& A – The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land
→→World Resources Institute: Forests in the IPCC Special Report on Land Use: 7 Things to Know
→→Ethical Corporation: The IPCC special report on land use: Seven things to know about forests and climate change
→→The Guardian: Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC
→→World Economic Forum: The Earth has already used up its resources for the year
→→→5 steps to changing the way we grow our food
→→Graspe: Issue No 36, July – Special Climate and Ecological Emergency
→→Huffington Post (FR): Les pistes du GIEC sur le gaspillage, l’alimentation où l’agriculture pour sauver la planète
Le rapport du GIEC et les experts ressuscitent les remèdes de grand-mère pour sauver l’agriculture
→→Journal de l’Environnement (FR): La réforme agricole doit être au cœur de la politique climatique
→→Agri Mutuel (FR): Comment les sols et l’agriculture peuvent aider le climat
→→→ Quels usages des terres pour demain ?
OECD – FAO: Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028
→→IEG Policy: OECD-FAO see low commodity prices persisting over the next decade
Nature Research Journal: CRISPR conundrum: Strict European court ruling leaves food-testing labs without a plan
→Eur Activ (FR): Les agriculteurs bio s’inquiètent du cadre législatif des OGM cachés
UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) – HLE: Agro-ecological and other innovative approaches for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food security and nutrition (study)
→IATP: New UN report on agro-ecology for climate, food security and human rights
WTO: Symposium on the role of trade in the global agri-food system (Presentations)
On the analysis of public support in agri and food (Krijn Poppe, WTO Seminar, June 2019, Geneva)
Food, Climate, Trade: global challenges and their implications in the food policy debate (Tassos Haniotis, WTO Seminar, June 2019, Geneva)
Global agri-food systems: past trends, market outlook and prospects for future reforms (Annelies Deuss, OECD, WTO Seminar, June 2019, Geneva)




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


EC: The common agricultural policy at a glance
EC: Legal texts and factsheets
EU budget: the Common Agricultural Policy beyond 2020
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”
→→IEG Policy: CAP’s administrative costs increased since 2013
EC: Evaluation of the CAP measures applicable to the wine sector
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)
CAP specific objectives explained – Ensuring viable farming income – Brief 1
CAP specific objectives explained – Farmer position in value chains – Brief 3
CAP specific objectives explained – Agriculture and climate mitigation – Brief 4
CAP specific objectives explained – Efficient Soil Management – Brief 5
CAP specific objectives explained – Jobs and growth in rural areas – Brief 8
CAP specific objectives explained – Health, Food & Antimicrobial Resistance – Brief 9
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)
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
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 here
French version
EESC: Promoting short and alternative food supply chains in the EU: the role of agro-ecology (own-initiative opinion)
→IEG Policy: EU agriculture should move towards agro-ecology, says EESC
European Committee of Regions: Reform of the CAP
The CAP after 2020


Eur Activ: MEPs urge Commission to rev up work on transitional CAP
EU ministers struggle to find a ‘practical’ roadmap for a greener CAP (FR version)
IEG Policy: MEPs postpone key CAP reform decision to September
Next CAP could be delayed to 2023
Common or flexible? The CAP dilemma facing EU member states
Hogan admits transitional CAP could be necessary
France defends upper limit on EU farming subsidies
European Review of Agricultural Economics: Volume 46, Issue 3, July 2019 – Special Issue: Enriching the CAP evaluation toolbox with experimental approaches
Greening the common agricultural policy: a behavioral perspective and lab-in-the-field experiment in Germany
EEB: Decoupling debunked – Evidence and arguments against green growth as a sole strategy for sustainability
Arc2020: Series | Where Next for CAP – Can Strategic Plans Deliver?
L’Opinion (FR): La France se prive de milliards d’euros de la PAC mais ce n’est la faute à personne

EC: New EU-Mercosur trade agreement: The agreement in principle (Brussels, 1 July 2019)
Latest round reports and EU proposals for the trade agreement with Mercosur
The text I –  The text II
Key facts about the MERCOSUR agreement
EU – Mercosur trade agreement – Better export opportunities for European farmers and food producers (Fact Sheet)
EC – Speeches: Opening Statement by Commissioner Phil Hogan at EP Committee for Agriculture & Rural Development (COMAGRI)
EC – Press releases: EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade
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

FERN: Open letter : 340+ organisations call on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil
→IATP: 340+ organizations call on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil
Borderlex: EU-Mercosur endgame: The quest for beefed-up final offers
Eur Activ: France and Ireland threaten to vote against EU-Mercosur deal
EU, Mercorsur reach trade deal after 20 years of talks
Macron defends EU-Mercosur trade deal, as farmers protest
EU-Mercosur deal divides both sides of the Atlantic
IEG Vu – IEG Policy: EU-Mercosur: Get ready for a change in trade
IEG Policy: Mercosur eyes trade deals with EFTA and Canada before end of 2019
EFTA and Mercosur conclude trade negotiations
EU member states remain divided on Mercosur deal
France and Ireland cast doubts on ratification of EU-Mercosur deal
Macron threatens not to sign EU-Mercosur deal
Agriculture MEPs grill Hogan on Mercosur deal
EU and Brazil at odds over ‘precautionary principle’ in Mercosur deal
L’Obs (FR): Les arguments dépassés des défenseurs de l’accord de libre-échange avec le Mercosur
Mercosur : Pascal Lamy répond à l’édito de Pascal Riché
CEPII: L’accord UE-Mercosur mérite mieux que des caricatures
Challenges (FR): Didier Guillaume: La France ne signera pas l’accord UE-Mercosur à “n’importe quel prix”
Le Monde (FR): Que contient l’accord de libre-échange entre l’UE et le Mercosur ?
Tout comprendre à l’accord de libre-échange entre l’UE et le Mercosur
L’accord avec le Mercosur, une police d’assurance pour l’UE
Eur Activ (FR): L’accord UE-Mercosur divise des deux côtés de l’Atlantique
Agri mutuel (FR): Après 20 ans de discussions, accord « historique » entre l’UE et le Mercosur
L’accord Mercosur-UE fait aussi grincer des dents côté brésilien
Le Vif (FR): Loin d’être un “monstre”, l’accord UE-Mercosur affirme les intérêts de l’Europe et ses valeurs à l’échelle mondiale (Cecilia Malmstrom)
Le Soir (FR): L’accord conclu avec le Mercosur est taillé sur mesure pour l’industrie européenne
Libération (FR): Accord Mercosur – UE: la France avance avec prudence
Huffington Post (FR): Bolsonaro défend le travail des enfants au Brésil
Mercosur ABC (MABC) (ES): Un reforzamiento político para el Mercosur. El desafío de enfrentar las asimetrías comerciales
El “Acuerdo Mercosur-Unión Europea” en clave jurídica

IEG Vu – IEG Policy: The EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement: Impacts on Food and Farming (report)
IEG Policy: Why is agri-food so often the major issue in EU trade negotiations?
Mercosur and EFTA may announce conclusion of FTA this week
The new EU-Mercosur FTA: a challenge to European agriculture
EU-Mercosur deal will promote EU’s sustainability and “global animal welfare agenda”
Hogan promises €1 billion to ease farmers’ Mercosur worries
Mercosur backlash could hurt Hogan’s ambition for second term
EU farmers furious over “sell-out” Mercosur deal
Brazil’s citrus, meat sectors hail EU-Mercosur deal, sugar industry unhappy at ‘lack of ambition’
Is the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a threat to EU poultry production?
EU-Mercosur trade deal likely to fall short of EU dairy expectations
EU ready to grant Mercosur beef TRQ of 99,000 tonnes
Analysis: Where does the Mercosur trade deal leave EU beef quotas?
Argentine region free to ship meat to EU after restrictions lifted
Spain’s poultry sector mulls over possible effects of EU-Mercosur deal
New alliance set up to protect EU agriculture in trade agreements
French farmers continue to protest against CETA and Mercosur deal
Spanish farmers call for market impact studies for EU-South America trade deal
Arc2020: Part 1 EU-Mercosur Trade Deal | the Bolsonaro Era
Part 2 EU-Mercosur Trade Deal | A Road to Nowhere for Farmers?
COCERAL: Position Paper on EU-Mercosur Exchange of Offers and Upcoming Negotiation Rounds
Global Meat: Mixed reaction to EU – MERCOSUR trade agreement 
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
Eur Activ: EU farmers boss: ‘Devastating’ Mercosur trade pact exposes Europe’s double standards
CETA and Mercosur meat quotas expose France’s double standards
Merco Press: Brazil hopes to expand chicken and pork sales to EU bases on the deal with Mercosur
The Independent: John Downing: ‘Farmers are angry over Mercosur – and the Fine Gael TDs fear the fallout’
Gro Intelligence: New Brazil Data Brings Greater Precision to Gro
USDA – ERS: Brazil Once Again Becomes the World’s Largest Beef Exporter
Idèle (FR): L’accord de libéralisation commerciale UE/Mercosur est signé… Quels impacts potentiels sur les secteurs bovins ?
Wiki Agri (FR): Mercosur, ou comment l’autonomie alimentaire de l’Europe est menacée
Ce que les craintes sur l’accord du Mercosur révèlent sur la fragilité de notre agriculture
Web-agri (FR): Accord UE – Mercosur. Indignations, manifestations : Ce qu’il faut retenir de la contestation générale
Eur Activ (FR): Les agriculteurs européens révoltés par l’accord UE-Mercosur
Les quotas de viande embarrassent la France dans les accords commerciaux
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
Les Échos (FR): Mercosur : un accord clivant pour l’industrie agroalimentaire française
France 24 (FR): Jugé “inacceptable”, l’accord entre l’UE et le Mercosur indigne les agriculteurs français
Agri mutuel (FR): Les produits agricoles concernés par l’accord MERCOSUR
« Inacceptable » pour les agriculteurs français, même macronistes
Rare unanimité chez les syndicats agricoles contre le « sacrifice » des paysans

Open Democracy: Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest
Greenpeace: EU-Mercosur deal trades in environmental destruction
NBC News: Climate change, oxygen and biodiversity: Amazon rainforest fires leaves plenty at stake
The New York Times: Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall
IEG Policy: EU countries “overreacting” by linking Amazon fires to EU-Mercosur trade deal, says Brazil
Amazon fires split EU member states on Mercosur deal
Deforestation in Brazil threatens EU-Mercosur deal
Food and Ag Policy Briefing: Concerns over Amazon fires, climate change and Brexit
EU Observer: EU to discuss Brazil beef ban over Amazon fires
Politico: Macron announces fund to help stop Amazon rainforest fires
Eur Activ: Bolsonaro rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon forest fires
WWF: WWF – Brazil statement on Amazon forest fires
The Guardian: Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat
Bolsonaro rejects ‘Captain Chainsaw’ label as data shows deforestation ‘exploded’
Brazil records worst annual deforestation for a decade
The Economist: The Amazon is perilously close to the tipping-point. Brazil has the power to save Earth’s greatest rainforest—or destroy it
Pacific Standard: How Climate Change Is Threatening the Biodiversity of the Brazilian Savanna
BBC News: Why 500 million bees have died in Brazil in three months?
Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest – space agency
Wiki Agri (FR): Accord UE-Mercosur : verdir le commerce
Le Monde (FR): Nicolas Hulot : « L’accord avec le Mercosur est complètement antinomique avec nos ambitions climatiques »
France Inter (FR): Pascal Lamy : “Le Mercosur va empêcher M. Bolsonaro de déforester l’Amazonie”
Reuters (FR): Brésil: La déforestation de l’Amazonie a augmenté de 88% en un an
Les Échos (FR): Brésil : comme promis, Bolsonaro accélère la déforestation en Amazonie


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”
Gov.UK: PM letter to Donald Tusk of 19 August 2019
→EU Observer: Irish border plan is ‘anti-democratic’, Johnson tells EU
UK Office for National Statistics: GDP first quarterly estimate, UK: April to June 2019
UK Parliament: Brexit reading list: no deal
EU ‘top job’ appointments and nominations and what will it mean for Brexit?
UK-EU relations after Brexit: an Association Agreement?
Verfassungsblog on Matters Constitutional: An Offer the EU and UK Cannot Refuse. A Proposal on How to Avoid a No-Deal Brexit
→ Politico: Experts propose alternative to Brexit backstop
UKTPO: The Writing on the Wall: FDI Inflows and Brexit
‘No deal’ means ‘no deal’
Brexit and global value chains: ‘No-deal’ is still costly
The Future of UK-US Trade: An Update
Eur Activ: Macron gives Johnson one month to produce Irish backstop alternatives
EU Observer: Internal EU paper: Second Brexit vote was no longer ‘distant dream’
UK still needs to pay its EU bill, commissioner says
EU plays good cop/bad cop on Brexit
Continuum Economics: UK: Recession Risk to Affect Politics Before Brexit?
Brexit: Approaching the End-Game – Again?
Financial Times: How Boris Johnson’s Brussels years helped pave the way to Brexit
Huffington Post: Minister Says No-Deal Brexit Would Be A ‘Disaster’ Without Quick EU Trade Agreement
IEG Policy: Phil Hogan slams Boris Johnson on backstop and Brexit
Politico: POLITICO’s guide to the Brexit impact report industry
Boris Johnson predicts last-minute Brexit deal
The Sunday Times: Operation Chaos: Whitehall’s secret no‑deal Brexit preparations leaked
→EU Observer: No-deal Brexit would seriously harm UK, leaked paper says
→The Guardian: Brexit: leaked papers predict food shortages and port delays
→BBC News: Brexit: No-deal dossier shows worst-case scenario – Gove
→The Journal (IE): ‘A worst-case scenario’: UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit

UK Parliament: Post-Brexit agricultural funding must meet the needs of Scottish farming
Farm payments in a ‘no deal’ Brexit
A ‘No deal’ Brexit would be the most economically damaging outcome for UK business
Report – The consequences of “No Deal” for UK business
→→IEG Policy: Food industry welcomes House of Commons committee report warning against “no deal” Brexit
→→NFU (Sean Rickard): No Deal: the Door to the Decimation of UK Farming
→→→IEG Policy: Defra promises ‘no deal’ support as farming campaign group warns of widespread bankruptcies
The Irish Times: Food shortage warning for Britain in event of no-deal Brexit
UK Food and Drink Federation: Business Confidence – Latest report
Global Meat: British meat industry ‘in panic’ over no-deal Brexit 
UKTPO: Not just a technical exercise: a look at new UK pesticides regulation
A look at new UK pesticides regulation: Part 2  
IEG Policy: Brexit scheme for Irish beef farmers open to applications
No-deal Brexit: How will European agri-food trade adjust?
EU pressed again for more details on post-Brexit TRQ split
Details on €100m Brexit fund for Irish beef farmers unveiled
UK meat sector body lays out post-Brexit wishlist
UK food industry seeks competition waiver under no-deal Brexit
UK government launches major review of food system
Will new UK government seek a less ‘European’ regulatory framework for agri-food?
UK sheep sector calls for tariff relief in event of ‘no deal’ Brexit
US farm lobby defends agricultural practices in discussion about UK trade deal
Agroinsurance: UK – Unique insurance to cover farmers from crop yield loss
Wiki Agri (FR): Brexit “hard”, 500 millions d’euros de pertes pour la France dès la première année
Derrière l’hypothèse du Brexit “hard”, un possible embargo américain


Council: Finland’s Presidency
→Prime Minister Office: Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
→Finland’s Presidency: Webpage
Finnish government ministers presented Finland’s Presidency priorities before EP committees
→→→EU Observer: Finnish presidency hopes for 2050 climate target by 2020
→→→Eur Activ: Finnish PM calls for ‘heroic act’ to solve climate crisis
G7 Leaders’ Declaration – Biarritz, France, 26 August 2019
Council: Report of the High-Level Group on Sugar
Council: Agreement on irrigation water (minimum requirements for water reuse)
EC: Published initiatives
Animal health – lists of diseases relevant for surveillance programmes and disease-free zones in EU countries
Farm Accountancy Data Network – collecting data on farm incomes (update)
Food & feed imports – reduced tariffs (simplified rules)
EU farm policy – impact on sustainable management of the soil (Roadmap open)
Evaluation of marketing standards [Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 (Public consultation open)
Organic food – list of substances that can be used in production
Food chain – list of animals/goods requiring checks at EU border control posts
EC: Contribute law making (New ‘Better regulation’ portal and REFIT platform)
EC – The European Citizens’ Initiative: Open initiatives
Initiative – Grow scientific progress: crops matter!
→→IEG Policy: EU petition calls for law change to safeguard new plant breeding methods
EC: African Swine fever (ASF)
Chronology of main initiative taken or supported by the European Commission
Interactive maps of areas subject to measures for ASF in the EU
→→World Organisation for Animal Health: African Swine Fever
→→Farmdoc Daily: Will Pork Producers Have a Profitable Year?
→→IEG Policy: Ten EU states now have confirmed cases of ASF
ASF-related Chinese demand to push EU pigmeat exports to new high
Canada and EU reach agreement on new zoning arrangements for ASF
EC: Drought in Europe: the Commission offers further support to European farmers
JRC MARS Bulletin – August – Update on exceptionally hot and dry conditions
European droughts in 2018: a warning of things to come
→→IEG Policy: Commission provides drought relief to farmers
Heatwave had limited impact on most EU crops – JRC
EU rapeseed still set for worst harvest in 13 years
Forecast for EU wheat production raised
→→Agri Mutuel (FR): Des mesures de soutien aux agriculteurs validées par la Commission européenne
EC: Implementing regulation imposing a provisional countervailing duty on imports of biodiesel originating in Indonesia
EC: Commission steps up EU action to protect and restore the world’s forests
EU Communication (2019) on Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests
EC: 12th Financial report of the EAGF (2018 Financial year)
EC – studies: Evaluation study of the instruments applicable to State aid in the agricultural and forestry sectors and in rural areas
Study On Progress In Implementing the EU Forest Strategy
EC – Horizon: Web page – Agriculture and forestry
Horizon scanning study: future radical innovation breakthroughs
100 Radical Innovation Breakthroughs for the future
EC – trade: Reflections on the economic modelling of free trade agreements (Lars Nilsson)
EC: Monitoring EU agri-food trade: development until May 2019 (July 2019)
EU agri-food exports continue growing at record pace
EC: EU – Vietnam – trade agreement & investment agreement
Press release – EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement – Joint press statement by Commissioner Malmström and Minister Tran Tuan Anh
Vietnam – trade picture
→→IEG Policy: EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam 
EC – JRC: Newsletter August
Dual Food Quality: Commission releases study assessing differences in the composition of EU food products
→→EU Observer: EU study: no evidence of ‘East vs West’ food discrimination
EC – EIP AGRI: Newsletter 69
Newsletter 70
Newsletter 71
Newsletter 72
EC: July infringements package: key decisions
EFSA: 2019 Eurobarometer on Food Safety in the EU
Public consultation on the draft EFSA opinion on Chlorinated Paraffins in feed and food (17 September)
Scientific opinion on the risk for animal and human 1 health related to the presence of chlorinated paraffins 2 in feed and food
Statement on the available outcomes of the human health assessment in the context of the pesticides peer review of the active substance chlorpyrifos
Statement on the available outcomes of the human health assessment in the context of the pesticides peer review of the active substance chlorpyrifos-methyl
→→Investigative Reporting Denmark: Covering chlorpyrifos
→→EU Observer: EU experts agree pesticide may damage unborn children
The 2017 European Union report on pesticide residues in food
→→IEG Policy: EU finds low pesticide residues in food, separate study raises concerns about drift
EC- ENRD: Mainstreaming the bioeconomy (EU Rural Review No 28)
Newsletter July 2019
Newsletter June 2019
EP: AGRI Fact Sheets of the European Union – Updated
EP: AGRI Committee Newsletter
AGRI meetings – documents
Research for AGRI – Updates
Research for AGRI : News – June/July – Issue 1
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
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: News
Norwegian parliament to debate draft law on supply chain agreements
France leader in seeking EU protected status for foods
US, EU sign agreement giving US beef more access to EU market
EU heading for large wheat harvest despite heatwaves
EU soybean imports from US have doubled over the past year
Russia to keep export duty on wheat at zero until mid-2021
USTR Lighthizer continues to push for WTO reforms
USTR adds more cheese, pork and whisky to list of potential EU products for trade retaliation
Strong start to the season for EU maize imports
EU biotech policies still scorned by the US
Half of layer hens still held in caged production systems, EU data shows
Spain holds talks with European Commission over olive oil stockpiling
EU called upon to investigate olive oil price differences
Green groups want complete ban on agrochemicals in Europe by 2035
MEPs urged to throw out amendment banning use of meat terms on vegan product labels
European apple production predicted to fall significantly
IEG Vu – IEG Policy: 7 Top Food Commodity Trends
Smart Solutions for Food and Farming: A Policy Perspective (report)
Sensors and sensibilities: How agri-tech is transforming farming
Blockchain: The $1 trillion trade generator
Blockchain could make food chain “fairer and more sustainable”
Eur Activ: EU to retaliate if Trump slaps tariffs on French wine
Organic farmers oppose separate framework for new plant breeding techniques
Germany may have to pay €850,000 per day for exceeding EU nitrate levels
FAO: Food Price Index
World Food Situation
Newsletter – Publications update
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019
World Food Day (16 October 2019)Communication toolkits
AMIS – Agricultural Market Information System: Market Monitor – Issues
Market Database
Market Monitor
Latest Market Monitor No 70 (July 2019)
EC – JRC: JRC Mars Bulletin July – Crop monitoring in Europe
JRC MARS Bulletin August – Update on exceptionally hot and dry conditions in Europe
→→IEG Policy: July heatwave cuts yields for EU summer crops – JRC
International Grains Council (IGC): IGC webpage
PLOS ONE: Time dynamics and invariant subnetwork structures in the world cereals trade network
International Farm Network (IFCN) Dairy Research Network: Webpage
LinkedIn: Facts start with data – but where to find them? (Tassos Haniotis)
COGECA: How do European Agri and Forest Cooperatives achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals?
FAIRR: Appetite for disruption: How leading food companies are responding to the alternative protein boom
Alltech: Frank Mitloehner: Cattle, climate change and the methane myth
A T Kearney: How Will Cultured Meat and Meat Alternatives Disrupt the Agricultural and Food Industry?
→Global Meat: US beef sector fights back against meat alternatives
Kantar World Panel: Newsletter 187
Newsletter 189
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
Nature Research Journal: National food production stabilized by crop diversity
International Journal on Food System Dynamics: Vol. 10 No 4
Danish Environmental Economic Council: Economy and Environment 2019 – Summary and Recommendations
→CAP Reform: Climate policy in agriculture and carbon leakage
European Review of Agricultural Economics: Advance articles
Volume 46, Issue 3, July 2019 – Special Issue: Enriching the CAP evaluation toolbox with experimental approaches
Volume 46, Issue 4, September 2019
Journal of Agricultural Economics (JAE): Articles – Early view on-line
Review of International Political Economy: The rise of financial investment and common ownership in global agrifood firms
Agricultural Systems: A framework to assess the resilience of farming systems
Animal: Vol. 13, Issue 9
Opinion paper: Beef, climate change and a slice of common sense (Tassos Haniotis)
Food Policy: Jobs and agricultural policy: Impact of the common agricultural policy on EU agricultural employment
Agriculture: Volume 9, Issue 9
Volume 9, Issue 8
Volume 9, Issue 7
Foods: Volume 8, Issue 9
Volume 8, Issue 8
Volume 8, Issue 7
Sciendo – European Countryside: Sustainable rural development requires value-added activities linked with comparative advantage: the case of the Catalan Pyrenees
PNAS: Aligning research with policy and practice for sustainable agricultural land systems in Europe
→Science for Environment Policy: Balancing research, policy and practice could help agriculture meet Sustainable Development Goals
 Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety: Edible Insects Processing: Traditional and Innovative Technologies
→IEG Policy: Study pinpoints insects as way to avoid global food crisis
Appetite: The role of social identity motivation in dietary attitudes and behaviors among vegetarians
INIA: The influence of family ownership in the profitability of vertically integrated companies. Evidence from the Spanish agri-food industry
Hybridizing consumer behavioural approaches on agri-food markets: Attitudes, judgements and choices
The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology: Vertical farming: a summary of approaches to growing skywards
Precision agriculture: Smartphone adoption and use in agriculture: empirical evidence from Germany
FAIRR: Appetite for Disruption
→World Economic Forum: How Big Food is responding to the alternative protein boom
World Economic Forum: To feed 10 billion people, we must preserve biodiversity. Here’s how
CAPRi: Newsletter July 2019
Newsletter August 2019
AgroInsurance International: World News Summary from AgroInsurance – July
World News Summary from AgroInsurance – June
Post Magazine: Maggots, the future of food: high in protein with a small carbon footprint, the only issue is the cringe factor
Solar Foods: Food out of thin air. Introducing the natural protein revolution
→World Economic Forum: NASA worked out how to make food out of thin air – and it could feed billions Farmers need to drive changes in the beef industry
The Economist: Food Sustainability Index 2017
→Alim’Agri (FR): L’agriculture française primée : « Modèle le plus durable du monde »
→LCI (FR): La France a-t-elle vraiment “l’agriculture la plus durable du monde”, comme l’assure un responsable des Jeunes agriculteurs ?
IFPRI: IFPRI Insights August
Compact 2025 End Hunger and Undernutrition – Brief 73 – August
Compact 2025 End Hunger and Undernutrition – Brief 72 – August
Compact 2025 End Hunger and Undernutrition – Brief 71 – July
Agriculture for improved nutrition: Seizing the momentum
Impacts of reducing food loss and waste on food prices and farm incomes
CIHEAM: Newsletter
IPES-Food: Latest reports
Freshfel Europe: Freshfel Europe offers solutions to urgently tackle SPS barriers to third country markets for European fruit and vegetable exports at European Commission meeting
→IEG Policy: EU fruit and vegetable producers urge Commission to tackle SPS barriers to exports
Save Bees and Farmers: Webpage
Politico: How Joe Biden would address agriculture and rural issues
The White House (US): Memorandum on Reforming Developing-Country Status in the World Trade Organization
→IEG Policy: US defends trade aid amid questions from WTO members
Medium: Trade—On Our Terms (Trade manifesto from US Democratic Party presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren)
Small Family Farms Aren’t the Answer
USDA – ERS: Amber Waves
Conservation Trends in Agriculture Reflect Policy, Technology, and Other Factors
Climate Change Likely to Have Uneven Impacts on Agricultural Productivity
Changes in Commodity-Income Support Programs and Commodity Prices Have Caused Increased Variability in Support Payments
Quantifying the Impact of SNAP Benefits on the U.S. Economy and Jobs
Rural Employment & Unemployment
Soybean Demand Projected to Grow in 2019/20, But Record Inventories Dampen Prices
Interdependence of China, United States, and Brazil in Soybean Trade (ERS Report)
→→Farm Policy News: ERS Report: “Interdependence of China, United States, and Brazil in Soybean Trade”
USDA: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE)
→GRO Intelligence: Gro Analysis Shows WASDE’s Continuing Power to Move Markets
USDA – National Agricultural Statistics Service: 2017 US Census of Agriculture
→Farmdoc Daily: Cover Crops, 2017 US Census of Agriculture
Tillage Practices, 2017 US Census of Agriculture
Use of Tile, 2017 US Census of Agriculture
Fresh Fruit Portal: USDA announces details of $16B relief package for farmers
US CRS: Latest publications
Science: FDA enforcement actions plummet under Trump
Raw Story: Trump officials abruptly call off Midwest agriculture tour amid rising tensions with farmers
The Hill: How farmer trade aid undermines the US in world markets (J. Glauber)
Choices Magazine (AAEA): Theme Overview: Soil Health Policy in the United States and Abroad
Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields?
Nicotine Standard for Combusted Cigarettes Could Have Major Economic Impacts on Tobacco Growers
IATP: June Articles
July Articles
The trade cold war: Agricultural impacts
Did Obama’s trade legacy just hammer the Green New Deal?
Alternative agricultural systems
GRO Intelligence: Gro Analysis Shows How Much Relief US Bailout Will Bring
Gro Analysis Suggests Limited Upside to Russia’s Spring Wheat Crop
Climate Data Points to Sizable Sugar Deficit in 2020
High Soil Moisture Will Temper Impact of Europe’s Heat Wave
US Acreage Report Deepens Market Uncertainty About Corn Planting
With Corn Yields More Uncertain Than Ever, Here’s What Gro’s Model Predicts
Beef Is America’s Top Choice This Summer Grilling Season
Cotton Prices Unravel Under the Weight of Excess Supply
Surprised by the Abundance of Corn Acres? Blame Soybeans
→WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates): Postponed Yield Survey Could Reduce Impact of August Report
Gro Analysis Shows WASDE’s Continuing Power to Move Markets
American Journal of Agricultural Economics (AJAE): Advance articles
Farm Policy News (US): As U.S, China Trade War Escalates, American Farm Goods are Targeted Again
Trade War Escalates: China Halts Purchases of U.S. Farm Products
President Trump Announces Additional Tariffs on China; Beijing Pledged to Respond
USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey Discusses Trade Aid Package
Sluggish Soybean Sales to China in First Half of 2019, as Trade Talks Continue This Week
Impacts of Unprecedented Spring Weather Linger as Yield Assessments Unfold
USDA Releases Further Details of Trade Aid for Farmers
USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey Discusses Prevent Plant Acres and Trade Aid
Farm Economy: Loan Repayment Rates, Debt, Bankruptcy, and Production Expenses
Corn, Soybean Production Concerns; While Chinese Tariffs Continue for Second Year
Supply Concerns Impacting Corn Prices, as Trade Worries Persist
The 2019 Market Facilitation Program
China Plans Purchase of U.S. Farm Products, According to Reports
To Mitigate the Fallout from Waivers, Trump Administration Looks at Biofuel-Blending Quotas
Recent Perspectives on U.S. Farmland Values
Farmdoc Daily (US): The Economic Importance of U.S. Animal Agriculture
The Farm Bill Looks to Tackle Food Loss and Waste
Prevent Plant as Land Diversion Policy
What’s Going on with Corn Prices?
Impact of Higher Corn Prices on Feeding Cost of Gain for Cattle
Beef Herd Expansion Near End?
Organic Farming, 2017 US Census of Agriculture
August USDA Reports
Perspectives on 2019 Corn and Soybean Acres: Impact of Prevent Plant
Adverse Corn and Soybean Price Scenarios for 2020 and 2021
Questions about Corn Crop Continue
Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES): Presentations

Global Meat: News

Dairy Reporter: News

The Beef / Dairy Site: &
Centre d’études et de prospective (CEP) (FR)
Bulletin de veille
Ministère de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation (FR): L’agriculture française primée : « Modèle le plus durable du monde »
Comptes régionaux de l’agriculture 2018 – Production en hausse dans la plupart des régions
Les perspectives offertes par la blockchain en agriculture et agroalimentaire
Statistique agricole annuelle 2017-2018 – Données provisoires
AGRESTE – Statistiques
INRA (FR): Alimentation durable, et si on tordait le cou aux idées reçues ?
FranceAgriMer (FR): Web site
Rapport e-commerce: l’impact des nouvelles formes de commerce sur les entreprises agroalimentaires
Académie d’Agriculture de France (AAF) (FR): L’élevage européen peut-il se passer du soja américain? (FR): Quel(s) avenir(s) pour les structures agricoles?
Agri Mutuel (FR): Newsletter A la une
Bruxelles et Washington règlent définitivement leur différend sur le bœuf
Poutine prolonge l’embargo alimentaire contre les Occidentaux jusqu’à fin 2020
La sécheresse est un risque dont le coût va croître très vite ces prochaines années
Sécheresse et canicule: Un impact sur les marchés du lait et de la viande bovine, en France et ailleurs
« On sort du dogmatisme de la gestion de l’eau », se félicite Larcher
Comment les sols et l’agriculture peuvent aider le climat
Une évolution positive de la marge nette grâce à la diversification des cultures
Eur Activ ((FR); Céréales : une moisson 2019 « exceptionnelle » mais des prix en baisse
Bruxelles et Washington règlent définitivement leur différend sur le bœuf
La fronde des agriculteurs français contre le CETA ne faiblit pas
Reporterre (FR): Sécheresse et agriculture, la bataille des barrages
France Nature Environnement (FR): Sècheresse : les barrages, fausse solution face au dérèglement climatique
France TV Info (FR): Sécheresse : il faut “économiser massivement” l’eau, selon France Nature Environnement
Mesures contre la sécheresse : “Ce n’est pas à la hauteur de l’urgence”
 Le Parisien (FR): Crise dans la grande distribution : les gagnants et les perdants
Auchan, Carrefour, Casino… pourquoi ça tangue
L’Express (FR): “L’agenda rural” du gouvernement se dessine avec la remise d’un rapport
Le Figaro (FR): Transports collectifs: la colère des élus ruraux
The Conversation (FR): Chocs climatiques : pourquoi les agriculteurs français sont-ils si mal assurés ?
Le Télégramme (FR): Agriculture. La guerre du cochon entre Bruxelles et Berlin
Wiki Agri (FR): Marchés céréaliers 2019-2020, l’export monopolisé par une dizaine de pays
Export de blé 2019-2020, un marché de 162 millions de tonnes pour sept pays et l’Union européenne
Export de maïs 2019-2020, cinq pays se partagent un marché de 163 millions de tonnes
Export d’orge 2019-2020, six pays se partagent un marché de 27 millions de tonnes
Controverses européennes de Bergerac, comment rapprocher la société de ses agriculteurs
2009-2019, dix plus tard, que reste-t-il de la grève du lait ?
Oise agricole (FR): La méthanisation se met en application
Les Clés du Moyen-Orient (FR): Entretien avec Matthieu Brun – Géopolitique de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation au Moyen-Orient
Capital (FR): Reconversion professionnelle : néopaysans, ils témoignent de leur passion
Ouest-France (FR): Entretien. Les céréaliers accusent le gouvernement de brider leur compétitivité
UFC-Que Choisir dénonce les marges excessives de la grande distribution sur les fruits et légumes bio
Commodafrica (FR): États-Unis : changement d’orientation dans l’aide aux agriculteurs touchés par la guerre commerciale – Partie 1
Partie 2


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US NOAA): July 2019 was hottest month on record for the planet
→World Weather Attribution: Human contribution to the record-breaking July 2019 heatwave in Western Europe (study)
→Agri Mutuel (FR): Juillet 2019, mois le plus chaud jamais mesuré dans le monde selon l’agence NOAA
L’année 2019 accumule déjà des records
World Economic Forum: 4 climate tipping points the planet is facing
Transport & Environment: The trend worsens: More palm oil for energy, less for food
WWF: Drought Risk (report)
→Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research: German Drought Monitor
Drought Analysis and Prediction
→→→IEG Policy: Climate change endangers German potato, wheat and maize production, NGO warns
→→→Xinhuanet: Impacts of droughts becoming more severe in Germany: WWF
WWF – ZSL: Below the canopy. Plotting global trends in forest wildlife populations (report)
World Bank: Five facts about food and biodiversity you need to know on ‘Biodiversity Day’
Ecologist: Reinforcing biodiversity through reforesting
Landscape Ecol: Towards sustainable forest management in the European Union through polycentric forest governance and an integrated landscape approach
Multi-scale mapping of cultural ecosystem services in a socio-ecological landscape: A case study of the international Wadden Sea Region
Engaging stakeholders to assess landscape sustainability
Agro-ecology and Sustainable Food Systems: Exploring the contradictions of scaling: action plans for agro-ecological transition in metropolitan environments
ICCC (NZ): ICCC says it’s time for action on reducing agricultural emissions
IATP: New Zealand Zero Carbon Act targets big dairy farming
→Beef + Lamb NZ: New research shows perils of mass forestry planting on productive sheep and beef land
→→Global Meat: Land conversion study shows negative economic impact 
Ministry of Health (NZ): Sustainability and the Health Sector
→Beef + Lamb NZ: New Zealand meat industry responds to Ministry of Health (Sustainable Health sector report)
IFPRI: Effects of rising CO2 on protein, iron, and zinc availability in global diets
OECD: Climate lectures by OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría
OECD at Stockholm World Water Week
Nature Research Journal: Sustainable development will falter without data
Soviet Union’s collapse led to massive drop in carbon emissions
The tale of the Edith’s checkerspot: Butterflies caught in an evolutionary trap
Alarm as devastating banana fungus reaches the Americas
Science for Environment Policy: Earthworms are essential for soil quality, reducing crop pathogens and ensuring yield
Air quality co-benefits for health and agriculture outweigh costs of meeting Paris Agreement pledges
Cantabrian brown-bear population: how climate change may endanger its long-term conservation, Spain
Microplastics: new methods needed to filter tiny particles from drinking water
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy: Volume 13, Issue 2, Summer 2019
Advance articles
Environments: Volume 6, Issue 9
Volume 6, Issue 8
Volume 6, Issue 7
Sustainability: Volume 8, Issue 16
Volume 8, Issue 15
Volume 8, Issue 14
Volume 8, Issue 13
Volume 8, Issue 12
Water: Volume 11, Issue 9
Volume 11, Issue 8
Volume 11, Issue 7
Volume 11, Issue 6
Climate: Volume 7, Issue 9
Volume 7, Issue 8
Volume 7, Issue 7
Energies: Volume 12, Issue 17
Volume 12, Issue 16
Volume 12, Issue 15
Volume 12, Issue 14
Volume 12, Issue 13
IEG Policy: France to gather data on glyphosate cancer link ahead of EU re-evaluation
Politico: UN chief urges G7 to do more on climate
Environmental Research and Public Health: The Expansion of the Economic Frontier and the Diffusion of Violence in the Amazon
EU Observer: Why Visegrad 4 need to get real about climate change
Eur Activ: Brussels ministerial shows US still isolated on climate change
Heatwaves hurt the poor most: Time for an EU plan
E&E News: Officials removed climate references from press releases
CAPX: Why industrial agriculture is crucial to fighting climate change
The Guardian: Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential’ to tackle climate crisis
Medium: You’re Probably Wearing The World’s Biggest Source Of Microplastic
Nature Communications: Widespread losses of pollinating insects in Britain
→Science for Environment Policy: Wild pollinators in decline, finds 33-year Great Britain study of bees and hoverflies
Nature Research Journal: Darwinian bee-keeping: lessons from the wild
Self-destructing mosquitoes and sterilized rodents: the promise of gene drives


EC: Progress Report on the Implementation of the EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July 2018
EP: The meaning of ‘association’ under EU law – A study on the law and practice of EU association agreements
UKTPO: Ambition and reality: a UK-South Korea free trade agreement
World Economic Forum: Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019 (Insight report)
These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2019
China by numbers: 10 facts to help you understand the superpower today
These ‘weak spots’ in the global economy could cause the next financial crisis
Blockchain is not a magic bullet for security. Can it be trusted?
Ledger Insights: World Economic Forum: how enterprises can choose between public and private blockchains
EC-JRC: Who will live and work in the EU in 2060?
IATP: Trump’s tariff tantrum
Our World in Data: Newsletter June
Two centuries of rapid global population growth will come to an end
More than 8 out of 10 people in the world will live in Asia or Africa by 2100
EconPol: Newsletter July 2019
Eur Activ: EU must revamp enlargement as a concept, report says
Global Trade and Customs Journal: Latest Issues
Journal of World Trade: Latest issues
European Public Law: Latest issues
 CESifo Economic Studies: Website
Advance articles
Newsletter 2019/6
The Review of Economic Studies: Advance articles
Vol. 86 Issue 4 July
International Studies Perspectives: Volume 20, Issue 3, August 2019
European Review of Economic History: Advance articles
Nature Research Journal: Will China lead the world in AI by 2030?
CEPS: Monthly Bulletin – July 2019 (FR): Transitions démographique et économique en République Populaire de Chine: Héritage socialiste, population et croissance


EAAE – European Association of Agricultural Economists: XVI EAAE Congress (Prague, 25-28 August 2019)
ELO: 2019 European bee award. Deadline for applications: 6 September
NABU – EEB: International Workshop: Nature friendly farming. Transforming the CAP for nature and people (9 September)
Farmdoc (US): Webinar on ‘ Is farmdoc the Future of Agricultural Extension? (10 September)
Wageningen University: Mansholt Lecture – The future of proteins (18 September 2019)
Good Food, Good Farming: European Days of Action –Final Demonstration (Strasbourg, 22 October)
Politico: Sustainable Future Summit 2019 (14 November 2019)
EC: EU Conference on Modelling for Policy support: Experiences, challenges and the way ahead (26/17 November)
EC: The 2019 EU Agricultural Outlook conference (10 – 11 December) (Early warning)
Food Dynamics: System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks (14th International European Forum / 176th EAAE Seminar, 10-14 February 2020)

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