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The revival of wolves and other large predators and its impact on farmers and their livelihood in rural regions of Europe

Original publication: August 2018 Authors: John D. C. LINNELL, Benjamin CRETOIS – Norwegian Institute for Nature Research Shot link to this post: http://bit.ly/2x05x00 Available languages: Background The conflict between large carnivores and humans goes back to the origins of domestication, as does the ingenuity of livestock herders in developing ways Read more…

Towards the CAP post 2020 - Appraisal of the EC Communication on ‘The Future of Food and Farming’ of 29 November 2017’
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Towards the CAP post 2020 – Appraisal of the EC Communication on ‘The Future of Food and Farming’ of 29 November 2017

Original publication: May 2018 Authors: IEEP: David Mottershead, Kaley Hart, Anne Maréchal, Stephen Meredith, Anna Lorant, Faustine BasDefossez and David Baldock Jean-Christophe Bureau, Alan Matthews Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2rLQAvU Available languages: This study was commissioned by the Policy Department of the European Parliament. It examines the CAP Communication Read more…

Figure 2 EU-Expenditure on Direct Aid by Member State 2000-2014
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The Role of the EU’S Common Agricultural Policy in Creating Rural Jobs

Original publication: April 2016 Authors: ÖIR: Bernd Schuh; Helene Gorny, Jiannis Kaucic, Stephanie Kirchmayr-Novak CCRI, University of Gloucestershire: Mauro Vigani, John Powell, Eleanor Hawketts Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2HUeQni Available languages: The study at hand deals with “The Role of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy in Creating Rural Jobs”. This document Read more…

Figure 4. Combined market share of the five largest retailer chains (2004-2007)
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Extent of Farmland Grabbing in the EU

Original publication: May 2015 Authors: Transnational Institute: Sylvia Kay, Jonathan Peuch, Jennifer Franco Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2lBHXRO Available languages: This study examines the issue of farmland grabbing in the EU. Europe is largely believed to be situated outside of the “global land grab”, the popular term to describe Read more…

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Towards New Rules for the EU’s Fruit and Vegetables Sector – An EU Northern Member States Perspective

Original publication: February 2015 Author: Wageningen University: Jos Bijman Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2mpmg83 Available languages: The EU actively supports the fruit and vegetable (F&V) sector through the Common Market Organisation (CMO) for F&V. The key objective of this F&V scheme is to strengthen the competitiveness of producers. In Read more…