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1. THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

Conference on the Future of Europe: The Future is in your hands, multilingual digital platform

Portuguese Presidency of the Council: Conference on the Future of Europe: inaugural event in Strasbourg, 9 May 2021

EP – EPRS: Conference on the Future of Europe, Briefing, May 2021

The Conference on the Future of Europe, At a Glance – Infographic, June 2021

2. CAP REFORM PROCESS: LATEST NEWS PUBLISHED BEFORE THE SUPERTRILOG OF 24-25 JUNE

Council: Four-column document reflecting the state of interinstitutional negotiations on the CAP Strategic Plans Regulation, 11 June 2021

EP – EPRS: CAP strategic plans: Issues and expectations for EU agriculture, Briefing, 12 May 2021

Arc2020: CAP reform: Council presidency positions as of 27 May, 28 May 2021

CAP reform: European Parliament positions as of 28 May, 28 May 2021

Parliament Holds Firm as Council Demands Rejected – for now, 28 May 2021

Politico: EU Council plays hardball with fresh stance on CAP’s green reforms, 27 May 2021

7 fights to watch in Europe’s farm reforms, 24 May 2021

Europe’s farm fail: A week of negotiations crashed and burned after EU countries pulled back on plans to make farming greener, 28 May 2021

Germany slams Timmermans over farm reform. Green Deal chief accused of ‘jeopardising confidence’ in the European Commission, 15 June 2021

BMEL (DE): Klöckner: Ein Kompromiss ist möglich, 15 Jun 2021

Wageningen U&R: Common Agricultural Policy Reform, Dossier

Enhanced conditionality?:  is it worth the payment?, 15 April 2021

Italian Review of Agricultural Economics (IT): The future of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy, Vol. 75, No 3, 19 March 2021

Umwelt Bundesamt: Limited environmental impact and high costs – Findings and recommendations from the project “An Evaluation of the Common Agricultural Policy from the Perspective of Environmental Protection II”, May 2021

iDiv, UFZ, Thunen, Rostock University: The Common Agricultural Policy post-2020: Views and recommendations from scientists to improve performance for biodiversity, Volume 1 – Synthesis Report, Thunen Working Paper  175, May 2021

The Common Agricultural Policy post-2020: Views and recommendations from scientists to improve performance for biodiversity, Volume 2, Annexes, Thunen Working Paper  175, May 2021

EconStor: The Common Agricultural Policy post-2020: Views and recommendations from scientists to improve performance for biodiversity, Volume 2 – Annexes, Thunen Working Paper  175, May 2021

Ecological Economics: Do farmers prefer increasing, decreasing, or stable payments in Agri-environmental schemes?, Vol. 183, May 2021

CAN Europe (Climate Action Network) – UNIFY:  Common Agricultural Policy (CAP): Will CAP Strategic Plans deliver much need climate action?, Report, May 2021

CAP Reform: Can the next CAP help to achieve Green Deal targets? (Alan Matthews), 18 May 2021

Farm Europe: CAP reform: Determination and pragmatism versus hubbub and posturing, French version, 2 June 2021

Research Gate: Agricultural Policy for Biodiversity: Facilitators and Barriers for Transformation (S. Lakner and al.), June 2021

British Ecological Society (BES): Action needed for the EU Common Agricultural Policy to address sustainability challenges, March 2021

WWF: WWF Assessment shows potential improvements to CAP’s environmental provisions rapidly melting away, 6 May 2021

Briefing – “Too Burdensome”: How the CAP trilogues are abandoning improvements to the farming policy’s environmental provisions, 6 May 2021

Forbes: Here Is Why Environmental Groups Protest The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy, 26 May 2021

Eur Activ: CAP tracker: Mapping the latest movements on EU farming policy, 17 June 2021

Decision to invite EU farmers association to informal CAP talks divides opinion, 16 June 2021

MEP: Member states trying to preserve ‘absurd’ agricultural status quo, 15 June 2021

CAP talks crash on the ‘floor’ amid inter-institutional blame game, 4 June 2021

CAP crunch time: EU’s farming subsidies reform talks as they happen, 4 June 2021

CAP impact: voices from beyond EU borders, 4 June  2021

Wojciechowski: CAP reform ‘a new chance’ for small, medium sized farms (Interview), 25 May 2021

CAP rapporteur: Negotiators have ‘responsibility’ to offer farmers full package deal, 21 May 2021

Eco-schemes debate continues in France as CAP talks draw to a close, 18 May 2021

(FR version) Avenir de la PAC : le soutien au revenu agricole, entre « besoin réel » et « statu quo » dépassé, 18 mai 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): PAC : les dossiers clés au cœur des négociations, 26 mai 2021

Terre Net (FR): Trilogues et future PAC – La FNSEA met en avant les points clés prioritaires restant à négocier, 26 mai 2021

Novethic (FR): PAC : l’Europe ne parvient pas à verdir son agriculture malgré l’urgence climatique, 4 juin 2021

3. FUTURE OF EU AGRICULTURE – AGRICULTURAL POLICY ISSUES IN GENERAL

Portuguese Presidency of the Council: Web page

Programme for the Portuguese Presidency

Priorities

Slovenian Presidency of the Council: Web site

Programme for the Slovenian Presidency

Priorities

Council: Need to support agricultural sectors affected by recent frost events – Information from the Greek delegation, on behalf of the French, Greek and Italian delegations, 20 May 2021

EC: The EU’s 2021-2027 long-term budget & Next Generation EU – Facts and Figures, 11 November 2020

Annual EU Budget 2022, 8 June 2021

EC: Evaluation support study on geographical indications and traditional specialities guaranteed protected in the EU, Final Report, 2 March 2021

Terra (FR): OP et AOP seront au cœur de la PAC de 2023, 6 mai 2021

EC: Agricultural State Aid guidelines – Review, Roadmap and public consultation, Feedback period: 26 April to 19 July 2021 

EC: Commission launches public consultation on review of the EU marketing standards for agricultural products, 8 June 2021

EC – JRC: The European bio-economy in 2050: four foresight scenarios, 12 April 2021

EC: 2020 Strategic Foresight Report – Charting the course towards a more resilient Europe

EC – Horizon: Farmers urgently need to diversify, but they cannot do it alone, 15 June 2021

EP: The Largest 50 Beneficiaries in each EU Member State of CAP and Cohesion Funds, Budget Study, 20 May 2021

EP – EPRS: Modernisation of the European agricultural statistics system, At a Glance, 3 June 2021

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA): Agriculture and Forestry: a sector with serious occupational safety and health challenges, Policy Brief, 31 March 2021

FAO: Investing in a sustainable and food secure future, Report, 2021

EU and FAO call for the transformation of agri-food systems, 6 May 2021

Ekonomika Poljoprivrede (RO): A Perspective on Agricultural Labor Productivity and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Context of the Common Agricultural Policy Exigencies, March 2021

British Ecological Society (BES): The potential of fallow management to promote steppe bird conservation within the next EU Common Agricultural Policy reform, 3 May 2021

CAAS Agriculture Journals (CZ): Income situation of agricultural households of EU countries, AGRICECON 67, Issue No 4, May 2021

UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy (IRL): Alternative EU CAP Tools for Stabilising Farm Incomes in the Era of Climate Change, Discussion Papers Series, March 2021

Commodity Futures Return Predictability and Intertemporal Asset Pricing, Discussion Papers Series, November 2020

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: A detailed mapping of the food industry in the European single market: similarities and differences in market structure across countries and sectors, 26 April 2021

Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (JARE): Latest Issue, Vol. 42, Issue 2, May 2021

IDEAS: Policy Interventions and Vertical Price Transmission: the Italian Milk Supply Chain Case, May 2021

Agriculture: Regional Differences in Benefits from the EU Common Agricultural Policy in Poland and Their Policy Implications, 27 March 2021 

Land Use Policy: Aligning agricultural production and environmental regulation: An integrated assessment of the Netherland, Vol. 105, June 2021

What non-natural factors are behind the underuse of EU CAP funds in areas with valuable habitats?, Vol. 108, September 2021

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment: Agri-environment scheme prescriptions and landscape features affect taxonomic and functional diversity of farmland birds, August 2021

Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies: The sustainability of “local” food: a review for policy-makers, 25 May 2021

SDFS: Exploring the distribution of conditional quantiles estimation ranges: an application to specific costs of pig production in the European Union, CS BIGS Vol. 8, 25 May 2021

Cities: Drivers of depopulation and spatial interdependence in a regional context, Vol. 114, July 2021

Agricultural Systems: Economic risk assessment of the quality labels and productive efficiency strategies in Spanish extensive sheep farms, Vol. 191, June 2021

Nature Food: The problem with growing corporate concentration and power in the global food system, 3 June 2021

CEJA: Resilience and Sustainability of the Agri-food supply chain, 8 June 2021

Digital Food Lab: State of the European Food Tech system in Europe – 2021 Report, 2021

Académie des Technologies (FR): Innovation dans les industries alimentaires: impacts de la révolution numérique, Rapport, 24 mars 2021

Computers and Electronics in Agriculture:  Farmers’ perspectives on field crop robots – Evidence from Bavaria, Germany, Vol. 186, July 2021

International Association on Work in Agriculture: Web site

2nd International Symposium on Work in Agriculture, Summary Report, 15 June 2021

Newsletter May 2021

Eur Activ: Reset, restart: Transforming the EU food system, Event Report, May 2021

Ireland split over giving farmers equal share of CAP payments, 10 June 2021

Farmlandgrab.org: Web site (All languages)

(FR) La loi sur l’accès au foncier agricole n’empêchera pas la création de « fermes gigantesques », 25 mai 2021

La Croix (FR): Une loi « d’urgence » pour réguler le marché foncier agricole, 25 mai 2021

Gouvernement FR  – Ministère de l’Agriculture et de l’Alimentation (FR): Hétérogénéité des paysages agricoles, biodiversité et services écosystémiques – Note d’Analyse n°163, 19 mai 2021

PAC post 2020 : le plan stratégique national en cours d’élaboration (Projet de diagnostique), 17 juin 2021

Dossier de presse – Construire une Politique agricole commune au service de l’agriculture française, 21 mai 2021

Réforme de la PAC : Julien Denormandie présente les arbitrages du Plan Stratégique National, 21 mai 2021

France Relance : ouverture des mesures pour soutenir les producteurs dans leurs rapports de force au sein des filières alimentaires, 12 mai 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Le ministre présente les premiers arbitrages nationaux de la PAC, 25 mai 2021

Reporterre (FR): Le ministre de l’Agriculture fait une PAC pour les gros et pas pour le bio, 22 mai 2021

Réussir Grandes Cultures (FR): Réforme de la PAC : grandes cultures, élevage, zones intermédiaires… qui sont les gagnants et les perdants?, 21 mai 202

Ministère de l’Agriculture et de l’Alimentation – Centre d’études et de prospective (FR): Blog de Veille, 15 juin 2021

INRAE (FR): Revue Sésame, No 9, mai 2021

La nouvelle Revue du Travail (FR): Travailler dans l’agriculture, Monographie, No 18 2021

Réseau Rural (FR): Quel avenir pour la santé et la sécurité des travailleurs agricoles?, 17 mai 2021

Sud-Ouest (FR): Justice : le procès des dérives du travail détaché dans l’agriculture, 15 mai 2021

Agriculture Stratégies (FR): Newsletter n°29 – PAC, Programmes opérationnels, foncier, juin 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Labeur excessif d’ouvriers étrangers: Le système Terra Fecundis dénoncé, 19 mai 2021

Mieux réguler le foncier agricole: Une « étape nécessaire » selon J. Denormandie, 26 mai 2021                    

La FNSEA met en avant les points clés prioritaires restant à négocier, 28 mai 2021

Congrès de l’AGPB – Une transition par la compétitivité, le modèle d’avenir des céréaliers, 1 juin 2021

Future PAC : le ministère réaffirme son soutien à l’agriculture biologique, 1 juin 2021

Combien coûte 1 kg de viande à produire?, 14 juin 2021

Ouest France (FR):  PAC : « les grands défis se relèveront collectivement », 18 mai 2021

Kaizen Magazine (FR): Transition agro-écologique ; Qu’est-ce qui bloque?, 26 mai 2021

The Conversation (FR): Agriculture : la diversité des acteurs, un atout pour construire un nouveau modèle en France, 7 juin 2021

FIAN Belgium (FR): Patates en colère!: Comment la culture de la pomme de terre a été dévoyée par l’agrobusiness, Étude, avril 2021

4. EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL: ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY & CLIMATE ISSUES

Council: Conclusions on Forging a climate-resilient Europe – the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change – COM(2021) 82, 3 June 2021

Council: Reversing the decline of pollinators – Information from the Swedish delegation, supported by the French and Luxembourg delegations, 4 June 2021

EC: Evaluation of the CAP on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, Evaluation report, 1 June 2021

EC – JRC: EU Ecosystem Assessment 2021, May 2021

EP-EPRS: European climate law, EU Legislation in progress, June 2021

Biodiversity protection: Where do we stand?, Briefing, 4 June 2021

Our World in Data: Environmental Impacts of Food Production, June 2021

Emissions from food alone could use up all of our budget for 1.5ºC or 2ºC — but we have a range of opportunities to avoid this, June 2021

IEA: Net Zero by 2050 – A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector, May 2021

The Lancet: Charting the climate straight and narrow, June 2021

Agricultural Economics: Carbon sequestration in French agricultural soils: A spatial economic evaluation, 10 March 2021

Nature Geoscience: Risk of pesticide pollution at the global scale, 29 March 2021

Nature Climate Change: Anthropogenic climate change has slowed global agricultural productivity growth, 1 April 2021

CommodoAfrica (FR): Le changement climatique a déjà induit une perte de 21% de la productivité agricole mondiale, 28 avril 2021

Nature Food: Food systems are responsible for a third of global anthropogenic GHG emissions, 8 March 2021

Solagro – Osez Agroécologie (FR): Le système alimentaire mondial est responsable de 34% des émissions de GES, 14 juin 2021

Science: The growing challenge of vegetation change, 21 May 2021

Science Advances: Time and space catch up with restoration programs that ignore ecosystem service trade-offs, 31 March 2021

Science for Environment Policy: Translocation of wild plant species in Europe should consider future climate change, 17 June 2021

Radical or incremental? Assessing experimental policy-based changes in the Dutch fens, 17 June 2021

Bridging the knowledge gap: study measures economic water scarcity for agriculture, 31 May 2021

 European Review of Agricultural Economics: Sustainable food systems: do agricultural economists have a role?, 17 June 2021

One Earth: Reshaping the European agro-food system and closing its nitrogen cycle: The potential of combining dietary change, agroecology, and circularity, 18 June 2021

UNCTAD: Exploring space technologies for sustainable development, 26 April 2021

AGU Advances (US): Efficient meat and dairy farming needed to curb methane emissions, study finds, 26 May 2021

The key role of production efficiency changes in livestock methane emissions mitigation, Report, April 2021

Irish Times: Politicians urged to ‘bite the bullet’ and reduce size of Irish livestock sector, 15 June 2021

Land Use Policy: Assessing public goods provide by agriculture and forestry to design more efficient governance mechanisms, Vol.107, August 2021

Latest Issue, Vol. 108, September 2021

CSIC (ES): Agroecology and Circular Bioeconomy, CSIC Scientific Challenges: Towards 230, Vol. 6, Chapter 2, April 2021

Agricultural Economics: Carbon sequestration in French agricultural soils: A spatial economic evaluation, 10 March 2021

Forest Defenders Alliance: An open letter to VP Timmermans concerning statements on biomass policy to Euractiv, 6 June 2021

EU Observer: EU agency warns over increased biomass use, 8 June 2021

NGOs: Leaked EU biomass reform ‘denial of science’, 18 June 2021            

You Move Europe: The EU must protect forests, not burn them for energy, Campaign

Inside Climate News: Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Food Production are Far Greater Than Previous Estimates Suggest, 10 June 2021

Environmental Research Letters: Greenhouse gas emissions from food systems: building the evidence base, 8 June 2021

The Lancet Planetary Health: The upper temperature thresholds of life, June 2021

The constitutional determinants of planetary health, June 2021

Sand and dust storms in Asia: a call for global cooperation on climate change, 26 April 2021

Fondazione CMCC: Newsletter June 2021

Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems: Taking food out the private sphere? Addressing gender relations in urban food policy, 14 June 2021

Nature Geoscience: Risk of pesticide pollution at the global scale, 29 March 2021

Eur Activ: LEAK: EU’s draft renewables law confirms 38-40% target for 2030, 4 May 2021

EU farmers chief: Commission is ‘ultra-orthodox’ on biofuels’ sustainability, 19 May 2021

EU plans ‘climate action social fund’ to shield citizens from rising carbon prices, 10 June 2021

Solagro – Osez Agroécologie (FR): L’efficacité des bandes fleuries et des haies à contrôler les ravageurs des cultures et accroître la pollinisation, juin 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Bonnes pratiques, meilleure dégradabilité… La qualité de l’eau progresse, 1 juin 2021

Le Parlement européen demande des objectifs contraignants pour 2030, 9 juin 2021

5. EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL: FARM TO FORK STRATEGY (F2F) & FOOD CHAIN ISSUES

Council: Joint Declaration of the Ministers of Agriculture of the Visegrad Group (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania on the opportunities and challenges for farmers stemming from the Farm to Fork strategy, 12 May 2021

EC: EC study on new genomic techniques, 29 April 2021

Council: Study on the status of new genomic techniques – Exchange of views, 11 May 2021

European Scientist: New Genomic Techniques (NGTs): the European Commission Opens the Door. An Historical Challenge for French EU Presidency, 11 May 2021

Farm Europe: New genomic techniques: regulatory implications of the Last Commission’s report, 27 May 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Nouvelles techniques génomiques: Les propositions de Farm Europe pour une réglementation adaptée, 28 mai 2021

EC: Animal nutrition – modernisation of EU rules on feed additives, Public consultation, Feedback period: 25 March – 17 June 2021

EP – EPRS: Animal welfare on the farm – ex-post evaluation of the EU legislation: Prospects for animal welfare labelling at EU level, European Implementation Assessment, 11  June 2021

EP: European Parliament resolution of 10 June 2021 on the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘End the cage age’, 10 June 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Le Parlement européen débat d’une fin de l’élevage en cage des animaux, 10 juin 2021

L’Opinion (FR): Cages et élevage: l’Europe n’est-elle pas en train de se piéger elle-même?, 11 juin 2021

EFSA: Role played by the environment in the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through the food chain, EFSA Journal 19(6), 15 June 2021

African swine fever and outdoor farming of pigs, EFSA Journal 19(6), 9 June 2021

EFSA: Glyphosate: EU regulators begin review of renewal assessments, 15 June 2021

EC: Status of the Glyphosate in the EU, Web site

EC: Procedure and outcome of the draft Renewal Assessment Report on glyphosate, Assessment Group on Glyphosate, 15 June 2021

Cultivar (FR): Le glyphosate n’est pas jugé cancérogène par les régulateurs, 16 juin 2021

Novethic (FR): L’Europe pourrait bientôt réautoriser le glyphosate alors que Bayer lui-même fait machine arrière, 18 juin 2021

Nature Review Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of postbiotics, 4 May 2021

OECD: Biodiversity, natural capital and the economy: A policy guide for finance, economic and environment ministers, OECD Environment Papers, 21 May 2021

HFFA Research: The socio-economic and environmental values of plant breeding in the EU and for selected EU Member states, An ex post evaluation and ex ante assessment considering the F2F and Biodiversity Strategies, May 2021

UN Environment Programme: UNEP Food Waste Index Report 2021, 4 March 2021

Credit Suisse: Credit Suisse research shows global food inequality and waste costs up to US$13.6 trillion annually, Press release, 8 June 2021

The global food system: Identifying sustainable solutions, Research Institute Report, 8 June 2021

IPIFF (The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed): Publications & position papers, June 2021

 FreshFel and other organisations: Joint open letter from agri-food chain organisations regarding the future availability and use of crop protection tools in the framework of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy, 27 May 2021

Nature Food: Global option space for organic agriculture is delimited by nitrogen availability, 13 May 2021

France Info (FR): Environnement : 60% de bio dans l’agriculture mondiale, c’est possible, 17 mai 2021

European Scientist (FR): L’ère du bio business est en marche, 11 juin 2021

Food Policy: Is food labelling effective in reducing climate impact by encouraging the substitution of protein sources?, Vol.101, May 2021

 Grist: What makes a ‘regenerative’ egg better than the rest?, 10 June 2021

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Vegetarian Diet: An Overview through the Perspective of Quality of Life Domains, 12 April 2021

Food Navigator: Special Edition: Meat alternatives, 17 June 2021

Frontiers in Nutrition: The Myth of Cultured Meat: A Review, 7 February 2020

Natura Sciences (FR): La viande in vitro, un mirage pour l’environnement et les consommateurs, 24 septembre 2020

Kantar: Newsletter, 17 May 2021

IFOAM: Resources – NewsNewsletter

Politico: A futuristic shopping spree shows how the EU hopes to hold companies responsible for human rights and environmental abuses throughout their supply chains, 27 April 2021

Le Monde (FR): « Les visages de la précarité alimentaire sont multiples, complexes et évolutifs », 6 juin 2021

6. COVID – 19 IMPACTS & ECONOMIC RECOVERY

EP – Research for AGRI: Research for AGRI – Preliminary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on European agriculture: a sector-based analysis of food systems and market resilience, 28 May 2021

UNCTAD: Global trade’s recovery from COVID-19 crisis hits record high, 19 May 2021

The World Bank: Global Economic Prospects – A Strong but Uneven Recovery, June 2021

OECD: Focus on green recovery, blog

No ordinary recovery – Navigating the transition, OECD Economic Outlook, May 2021 

Choices Magazine (AAEA): Theme Overview: Agricultural Market Response to COVID-19, June 2021

Wageningen U & R: COVID Teaches Valuable Lessons for Encouraging Sustainable, Healthy Eating Behaviour, 15 June 2021

Kantar: COVID-19 Barometer: Consumer attitudes, habits and expectations revisited, 14 May 2021 

Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (JARE): Impacts of COVID-19-Induced Labor and Income Shocks on the Broiler Supply Chain, Vol. 42, Issue 2, May 2021 

American Association of Wine Economists (AAWE): Covid-19 lockdown and wine consumption frequency in Portugal and Spain, AAWE Working Paper No 263, February 2021

Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research: Covid-19 lockdown and wine consumption frequency in Portugal and Spain, Vol. 19, 2, April 2021

Socio-economic Planning Sciences: Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed food waste perception and behavior? Evidence from Italian consumers, 11 June 2021 

Agronomy: Impact of the COVID-19 on Agri-Food Companies in the Region of Extremadura (Spain), 13 May 2021 

Euro Choices: The Problem is not Covid-19, it’s the Model! Industrial Agriculture and Migrant Farm Labour in the EU, 3 May 2021 

Nature Human Behaviour: A global database of COVID-19 vaccinations, 10 May 2021

The Lancet: COVID-19 Resource Centre

Epidemiology, not geopolitics, should guide COVID-19 vaccine donations, 8 June 2021

SARS-COV-2 elimination, not mitigation, creates best outcomes for health, the economy, and civil liberties, 28 April 2021

INRAE – Sésame (FR): [Covid-19 ] Les impacts de la crise sur les systèmes alimentaires, 15 juin 2021

Une anatomie des crises sanitaires, 9 juin 2021

AFNIC (FR): Rapport Internat des Objets & Souveraineté Numérique, 1 mars 2021

7. INTERNATIONAL / TRADING ISSUES

G7 – UK 2021: The Cornwall Summit – Official documents (Communiqués, Declarations, Statements), 11 -13 June 2021

Borderlex: Carbis bay G7 Summit Communiqué, 13 June 2021

United Nations (UN): Food Systems Summit 2021, Web site

Council: Draft Council Conclusions on the EU’s priorities for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit, 20 May 2021

The pig site: What is the EU prioritising in the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit?, 31 May 2021

Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems: UN Food Systems Summit 2021: Dismantling Democracy and Resetting Corporate Control of Food Systems, 13 April 2021

CETRI: Le Sommet des Nations unies sur les systèmes alimentaires : à l’ombre des lobbies de l’agrobusiness?, 27 May 2021

EP – EPRS: Trade policy for the Biodiversity Strategy 2030, At A Glance, 4 June 2021

EC: Monitoring EU agri-food trade: developments January – February 2021, 7 June 2021

Press release – EU agri-food trade surplus continues to increase during January – February 2021, 7 June 2021

EC: Methodology for assessing the impacts of trade agreements on biodiversity and ecosystems, External study, March 2021

EC: Reforming the WTO towards a sustainable and effective multilateral trading system, 25 April 2021

EC: Trade – Negotiations and agreements, Current stay of play – Web site

EC – JRC: Cumulative economic impact of trade agreements on EU agriculture, JRS Science Policy Report, 2021 update

Agriculture Stratégies (FR): Accords de libre-échange : les prédictions utopistes de la Commission, 17 juin 2021

 New Pathways: New Pathways for Progress in Multilateral Trade Negotiations in Agriculture, 24 May 2021

Valumics: EU policies promoting Fairer Trading Practices, Food Integrity, and Sustainability Collaboration along European Food Value Chains, H2020 Valumics Project, Policy Brief, June 2021

American Journal of Agricultural Economics: The Impact of Protecting EU Geographical Indications in Trade Agreements, 7 May 2021

CAP Reform: The EU’s position in global agri-food trade, 16 May 2021

FAO: Food Outlook 2021 – Biannual Report on Global Food Markets, June 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): La FAO prédit une facture globale des importations alimentaires record en 2021, 11 juin 2021

FAO: AMIS – Agricultural Market Information SystemMarket Monitor June 2021

FAO: FAO Food Price Index – Release of 3 June 2021

Crop Watch: Crop Watch Bulletin (Vol.21, No.2), May 2021

Borderlex: EU-US summit and trade: key outcomes, 15 June 2021

USDA: WASDE Report May 2021

World Development: Which farms feed the world and has farmland become more concentrated?, Vol. 142, June 2021

Foreign Policy: Small Farms, Big Pollution. Don’t abandon big agriculture, make it work (even) better (Breakthrough Institute), 2 June 2021

PLOS ONE: Modelling impacts of faster productivity growth to inform the CGIAR initiative on Crops to End Hunger, 15 April 2021

Our World in Data: Crop Yields, Data Explorer, June 2021

Why do we need to know about progress if we are concerned about the world’s large problems?, 7 June 2021

Grain: How the Gates Foundation is driving the food system, in the wrong direction, 17 June 2021

Global Food Security (GFS) (UK): The role of the UK food system in meeting global agreements: potential scenarios, May 2021

Gov.UK: UK – Australia FTA negotiations: agreement in principle, Policy Paper, 17 June 2021

Borderlex: UK-Australia FTA – a detailed summary of the Agreement in Principle, 17 June 2021

7 News: Australian agriculture industry hails Aust-UK FTA, 16 June 2021

The Guardian: Farmers warn post-Brexit trade deal with Australia could hit UK agriculture, 18 May 2021

 West England by Lines: British Agriculture under Threat, 15 June 2021

Journal of Rural Studies: Understanding UK farmers’ Brexit voting decision: A behavioural approach, Vol. 81, January 2021

Chatham House: Futurescape: a journey through London over the next 100 years (2035, 2060, 2090, 2121)

Land Use Policy: Factors associated with farmers’ use of fee-for-service advisors in a privatized agricultural extension system, May 2021

World Bank Group: World Development Report 2021 : Data for Better Lives, 24 March 2021

Future Foodscapes : Re-imagining Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean, Report, November 2020

UNCTAD: China: The rise of a trade titan, 27 April 2021

PNAS: The extent of soil loss across the US Corn Belt, 23 February 2021

USDA: Climate-smart agriculture and forestry strategy: 90-day progress report, May 2021

The Guardian: What tree rings reveal about America’s megadrought. How we know the American West is experiencing a once-in-a-millennium drought, June 2021

National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence – NSCAI (US): The Final Report, March 2021

Modern Farmer (US): What’s in Biden’s 2022 Budget Proposal for Agriculture?, 2 June 2021

USDA – ERS: How the Removal of Tariffs Would Impact Agricultural Trade, Amber Waves, 7 June 2021

Farm Households Rely on Many Sources of Income, Amber Waves – Infographic, 3 June 2021

USDA: Statement by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget, 28 May 2021

Hogan Lovells – Engage (US): USDA to invest US$4 billion to strengthen food systems and improve supply chains, 11 June 2021

Science Daily: Is the U. S. understating climate emissions from meat and dairy production?, 1 June 2021

NPR: Biden Administration Wants Agriculture Subsidies To Help Fight Climate Change, 1 June 2021           

Farm Policy News (US): Cargill’s Sanfeliu Sees “Mini-Supercycle” for Crop Markets, as China’s Pig Herd Expands, 17 June 2021

China Meat Imports Decline in May, as Domestic Pork Production Increases and Corn Imports from the U.S. Rise, 9 June 2021

As Commodity Prices Surge, Biden Administration Invests in the Supply Chain and Food System, 8 June 2021

IFPRI: 2020 Annual Report, May 2021

African Renewal: African farmers could benefit from more friendly EU agriculture policies, 4 June 2021

Visual Capitalist: The Uses of Corn: Industries Affected by High Corn Prices, 25 May 2021

The Read reader: The story of Europe’s corporate decline, 4 June 2021

Conseil d’Analyse Économique (FR): Quelle stratégie de résilience dans la mondialisation?, Note 64, Avril 2021

Telos (FR): La sécurité alimentaire mondiale à l’épreuve des interdépendances, 10 juin 2021

Cercle CyclOpe (FR): Éditorial mai 2021

35 Rapport CyclOpe – Les Marchés Mondiaux, mai 2021

Le Figaro (FR): La hausse des prix des matières premières devrait s’assagir, d’après CyClope, 26 mai 2021

Comprendre la flambée des prix des matières premières, 13 mai 2021

Challenges (FR): Philippe Chalmin: “Les prix des métaux de la transition énergétique volent de record en record”, 28 mai 2021

Philippe Chalmin: “La Chine contrôle de très nombreux matériaux stratégiques pour la transition énergétique”, 31 mai 2021      

Usine nouvelle (FR): [Rapport CyclOpe] Pourquoi la flambée des cours des matières premières n’est pas due à un super-cycle, 26 mai 2021

Ouest France (FR): Pourquoi la Chine pèse si lourd sur le marché des matières premières?, 27 mai 2021

Chambres d’Agriculture (FR): Les accords de libre-échange au défi des tensions diplomatiques et des exigences environnementales, Analyses et perspectives No 2107, juin 2021

Lettre économique n°415 – L’aide alimentaire en bonne place des bilans de l’année 2020, mai 2021

Agri Mutuel (FR): Agriculture/accords commerciaux: Paris entend lutter contre la concurrence déloyale, 18 mai 2021

Exports agricoles et agroalimentaires : La France en perte de vitesse par rapport à ses concurrents européens, 18 mai 2021

Face à la perte de compétitivité, l’agriculture française appelle à un rebond, 19 mai 2021

Le maïs chute sur fond de craintes pour la demande en biocarburants, 12 juin 2021

Accord UE – USA: Les principales réactions des acteurs économiques, 15 juin 2021

8. EVENTS

CEPS: What policy framework to scale up negative emissions, Webinar, 29 June 2021

German Society of Economics and Social Sciences in Agriculture (GEWISOLA): Congress – The Transformation of Agricultural and Food Systems: Challenges for Economics and Social Sciences22 to 24 September 2021 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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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