Figure 3. Absolute risk-management aids distribution by MS (million €) in 2007-2013. Pillar 1 Aids in the vertical axis and State Aids in the horizontal axis

State of Play of Risk Management Tools Implemented by Member States During the Period 2014-2020: National and European Framework

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risks (CEIGRAM): Isabel Bardají, Alberto Garrido  (Coordinators) CEIGRAM: Irene Blanco, Ana Felis, José María Sumpsi Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography (CSIC): Tomás García-Azcárate With the collaboration of: University Grenoble Alpes: Geoffroy Enjolras University of Naples Federico II: Read more…

Figure 7: The complexity of food supply system

Food value chain in the EU – How to improve it and strengthen the bargaining power of farmers

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Alessandro SORRENTINO, Carlo RUSSO, Luca CACCHIARELLI Short link to this post: Available languages: This study was published in the reference document of the Workshop on the “Effects of the structural changes on EU farming: How to better support the European model of agriculture of Read more…

Figure 10: The agro-food trade balance of the EU-10 and EU-15 in the periods 2004-2006 and 2012-2014.

Farm structural change in Central and Eastern Europe and the CAP

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI), Hungary: Szabolcs Biró, Gyula Dudás, Andrew Fieldsend, József Fogarasi, Eszter Hamza, Krisztina Miskó, Gyöngyi Kürthy, Norbert Potori, Katalin Rácz, Ildikó Tikász, Orsolya Tóth, Szabolcs Vágó, Edina Varga, Eszter Varga Short link to this post: Available languages: This study Read more…

Production volume index of industrial compound feed production of EU-27 Member States with more than 5 Mt (2000, base year)

Overview of the Agricultural Inputs Sector in the EU

Original publication: July 2015 Authors: Wageningen University: Justus Wesseler, Alessandro Bonanno, Dušan Drabik, Valentina C. Materia, Luca Malaguti, Marcel  Meyer, and Thomas J. Venus Short link to this post: Available languages: Background The development of input markets has always been an important issue for the agricultural sector and its stakeholders. Price and quality Read more…

Figure 50: Comparison of the carbon and energy flows in bioenergy and fossil energy systems (Berndes et al., 2010)

The Impact of Biofuels on Transport and the Environment, and their Connection with Agricultural Development in Europe

Original publication: February 2015 Authors: Luisa Marelli, Monica Padella, Robert Edwards, Alberto Moro, Marina Kousoulidou, Jacopo Giuntoli, David Baxter, Veljko Vorkapic, Alessandro Agostini, Adrian O’Connell, Laura Lonza and Lilian Garcia-Lledo (European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Energy and Transport, Sustainable Transport Unit) Short link to this post: Available Read more…

Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools Supported by the 2014 US Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020

Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools Supported by the 2014 US Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020

Original publication: December 2014 Author: UMR SMART-LERECO, Agrocampus Ouest INRA: Jean Cordier The author would like to thank Jean-Christophe Bureau, Jonathan Coppess, Jean-Chistophe Debar, Todd Donahue, Alexandre Gohin, Louis Mahé, Albert Massot and Paul Peterson for their comments Short link to this post: Available languages: Farm Bill 2014 and Read more…

Figure 11: Trends in EU third countries trade in butter (1000 tonnes)

Trends in EU-Third Countries Trade of Milk and Dairy Products

Original publication: September 2014 Author: Guillaume Ragonnaud, Research Administrator Short link to this post: Available languages: INTRODUCTION: INCREASING DEMAND IN EMERGING COUNTRIES HAS DRIVEN DAIRY TRADE Over the past decades, consumption of milk products in the world has been rising, which means more potential market opportunities for EU dairy Read more…

Figure 5: Proportion of family labour in total regular farm labour in full-time equivalents (AWUs) according to size of the farm in ha in selected EU MSs, 2010 (%)

Family farming in Europe: challenges and prospects

Original publication: April 2014 Authors: University of Kent: Ms Sophia DAVIDOVA; University of Aberdeen: Mr Kenneth THOMSON Short link to this post: Available languages: This note discusses the definitions, challenges and future prospects of family farming in the EU. Some challenges, such as market volatility and climate change, are Read more…