Photo 12: The Hackney City Farm in London is struggling with declining funds

Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in the EU

Original publication: April 2018 Authors: Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF): Annette Piorr, Ingo Zasada, Alexandra Doernberg, Felix Zoll, Wiebke Ramme Short link to this post: Available languages: Background Over the last decades urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPUA) in the Global North has gained increasing awareness and interest Read more…

Figure 2: Spending cuts in comparison

Implications of ‘Brexit’ for the EU agri-food sector and the CAP: budgetary, trade and institutional issues

Original publication: October 2017 Authors: Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin: Jörg Haas Notre Europe-Jacques Delors Institute: Eulalia Rubio Short link to this post: Available languages: This in-depth analysis assesses possible consequences of Brexit for the EU budget and, in particular, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We discuss how the Read more…

Annex 2A: The P2B public support over the number of farmers below 40 years of age

Young farmers – Policy implementation after the 2013 CAP reform

Original publication: October 2017 Authors: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic: Lukáš Zagata, Jiří Hrabák, Michal Lošťák, Miroslava Bavorová Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Science: Tomáš Ratinger The James Hutton Institute, Scotland UK: Lee-Ann Sutherland, Annie McKee Short link to this post: Available languages: Background Read more…

Figure 5: Annual lorry traffic and EU share of trade for selected major UK ports in 2015

Possible transitional arrangements related to agriculture in the light of the future EU – UK relationship: institutional issues

Original publication: October 2017 Author: Alan Matthews Short link to this post: Available languages: Introduction On 29 March 2017 the United Kingdom (UK) notified the President of the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU). Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union Read more…

Figure 5: Variations in agri-food value-added volume and decomposition by source in the WTO scenario, 2030

EU – UK agricultural trade: state of play and possible impacts of Brexit

Original publication: October 2017 Authors: Centre d’Études Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII): Cecilia BELLORA, Charlotte EMLINGER, Jean FOURÉ, Houssein GUIMBARD Short link to this post: Available languages: This document first presents the current state of the trade relationship between the European Union (EU27) and the United Kingdom (UK). It Read more…

Figure 3.1: Manifestations of flexibility in direct payments for 2014-2020

CAP implementation: Flexibility given to Member States – state of play and perspectives

Original publication: May 2017 Authors: Wageningen University Research, The Netherlands: Ida Terluin, Petra Berkhout, Augurix Oy, Finland: Tuomas Kuhmonen Short link to this post: Available languages: The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a complex accumulation of legislation. Although the name indicates it is a common policy, the legislation has always allowed Read more…

Figure 10. Saline and sodic soils, and seawater intrusion areas in Europe

Preserving agricultural soils in the EU

Original publication: March 2017 Authors: Wageningen University & Research: H.F.M. ten Berge, J.J. Schröder Aarhus University: J.E. Olesen University of Cordoba: J.-V. Giraldez Cervera Short link to this post: Available languages: Soils and soil services Soil, as defined in the EU Thematic Strategy for Soil Protection (COM(2006) 231), is Read more…

Figure 10: Planned EAFRD expenditure according to the 11 ESIF Thematic objectives, 2014-2020

The Consequences of Climate Change for EU Agriculture: Follow-Up to the COP21 UN Paris Climate Change Conference

Original publication: February 2017 Authors: IEEP: Kaley Hart, Ben Allen, Clunie Keenleyside, Silvia Nanni, Anne Maréchal, Kamila Paquel, Martin Nesbit, Julia Ziemann Short link to this post: Available languages: Aim of the report The aim of this report is to examine the significance of the commitments made to reduce Read more…

Figure 19: Shares of EU milk production and processing

The EU Cattle Sector: Challenges and Opportunities – Milk and Meat

Original publication:  February 2017 Authors: Wageningen University, The Netherlands: Rico Ihle, Liesbeth Dries, Roel Jongeneel, Thomas Venus, Justus Wesseler Short link to this post: Available languages: – Study: – Annex I: The EU cattle sector consists of the EU bovine meat sub-sector, which produces and processes beef and veal, and Read more…

Figure 23: IRRISAT dashboard

Policy support for productivity vs. sustainability in EU agriculture: Towards viable farming and green growth

Original publication: January 2017 Authors: Council of Agricultural Research and Economics – Centro Politiche e bioeconomia (CREA- PB): Annalisa Zezza (coordinator), Roberto Henke, Mara Lai, Gaetana Petriccione, Roberto Solazzo, Alberto Sturla, Anna Vagnozzi, Silvia Vanino, Laura Viganò Wageningen Economic Research, The Netherlands: Bert Smit, Ruud van der Meer and Krijn Read more…