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Same EU directive – completely different national debates NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
One of the cases I am currently studying for my PhD is the new EU tobacco directive and more specifically how the regulaton of e-cigarettes got in there. Although I have not spent too much in the EU bubble over the last years, I saw some attention to...
Parliament and Council reach political agreement on basic regulation NEW
CFP Reform Watch 1 Year, 2 Months, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
At 3:30 in the morning of 30 May, the European Parliament and Council reached political agreement on the main points [...]...
David Cameron’s Oily Evasions NEW
Simon Nixon 1 Year, 2 Months, 1 Week, 17 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
David Cameron attacked the E.U. for introducing a ban on restaurants serving olive oil in unlabelled containers that the U.K. had passively supported. The U.K. Prime Minister owes the British public a proper explanation.
Briefing on CAP developments NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Here is a video briefing by agricultural journalists on latest developments in the CAP as the Irish presidency starts: Briefing Not sure if all the foot traffic in the background is meant to provide authenticity, but it could be distracting.
Farmers could not survive without subsdies NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Almost three quarters of farmers say they could not survive without subsidies, according to a Farmers Weekly poll: Subsidies How does one wean farmers off their subsidy dependence so that they become more like any other business that relies on retur...
Fish for the Future (Peix per a demà): Beginners' Guide to the Common Fisheries Policy NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
La Política Europea de pesca pot semblar molt complicada. De fet, però, és ben senzilla: es tracta de pescar menys avui, per tal que demà hi pugui haver peix als mars. La infografia que adjunto ajuda a entendre el problema...
Sverige släpper EU:s jordbruksbudget NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Fredrik Reinfeldt flyttar fokus inför budgetförhandlingarna – från krav på minskat jordbruksstöd till lägre utgifter för nettobetalande EU-länder.
SEA BASIN APPROACH: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Number of View: 145Sea basin strategies: joining forces on environment, tourism, transport, energy and research and innovation One of the key-messages I delivered, speaking at the Royal Palace Foundation Symposium “The North Sea: past, present...
Swaziland fishery laws outdated NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Experts have observed that Swaziland’s fishery laws are very outdated. The ACP Fish II Southern Africa Regional Manager, Leone Tarabusi, said fisheries in Swaziland were governed by the Protection of Fresh Water Fish Act of 1937 and regulations pro...
Amid Food Crisis, Caribbean Agriculture Going to Seed NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
With the average age of a farmer in the Caribbean now 62 years old, there is growing concern that commercial agriculture is on a path to extinction – a dire scenario for a region already shouldering a massive food import bill.
FAO, Haiti Government seek $74 million for Haiti's farm sector NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
FAO and the Government of Haiti are seeking $74 million (EUR 58 million) over the next year to help rehabilitate the country's agricultural sector in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The "Superstorm" caused colossal damage to Haiti's crops, land, livesto...
La Commissione europea dice sì all'importazione del mais transgenico NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Una delle spiegazioni date per giustificare la scelta è stata la resistenza che questo tipo di mais ha verso i Lepidotteri, ordine di insetti olometaboli, a cui appartengono le comuni farfalle e falene. La Commissione ha deciso di accettare l'import...
Nicosia gets the thumbs down from all sides NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
It isn't easy being a small state and holding the presidency of the EU, especially when you have to make proposals about the future of the CAP. Cyprus has ended up being attacked from all sides for its suggestions for a way forward on the CAP budget...
Cengiz Aktar: GDO Notları… NEW
Erkan's field diary 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
GDO notları GDO yani Genetiği Değiştirilmiş Organizma hayatımıza gireli epeyi olsa da kamuoyu GDO karşıtı kampanyalarla konuya yeni aşina oluyor. GDO gıdayı çağrıştırdığından varsıl ya da yoksul, kamuoyları genelde GDO karşıt...
Picture of the day:Smoke and politics #1 NEW
Beyond Brussels 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
The tabacco industri employs 80 people and uses €5 million a year trying to make an influence on decision-makers in Brussels, according to the NGO Cooperate Europe Observatory. The numbers are published short after the … Continue reading U...
La politique de la pêche d’échecs en échecs NEW
Nouvelles d'Europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 8 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
La politique européenne de la pêche est révisée tous les 10 ans. Les propositions de la Commission européenne, comme les compromis récemment adoptés par les Etats ne font que renouveler les échecs passés de la politique européenne...
EU vil skære klimaindsats fra NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Udspillet til EU-budget for 2014-2020 har droppet klimabeskyttelse i landbrugsstøtte - Nyheder / Klima, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, Budget...
iCoach: Ex-Raucher sind nicht zu stoppen NEW
Heimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Bekämpfung des Rauchens: Europäische Kommission startet europaweite Kampagne„Ex-Raucher sind nicht zu stoppen“ – dies ist der Slogan einer EU-weiten Kampagne. Rauchen gilt als die Ursache Nummer eins für vermeidbare Krankheiten in der Europ
It's not all Balls NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
The ploy by Ed Balls and Douglas Alexander to call for Dave Cameron to secure real cuts in the EU budget is a way of setting an elephant trap for the prime minister. They know if they were in office they would have great difficulty in securing such...
In Sweden, smokers have another option – Snus | Paul Haydon NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 9 Months, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Switching from cigarettes to oral tobacco has helped Sweden achieve the lowest rate of tobacco-related diseases in EuropeI tried to quit smoking this month. I lasted a decidedly unimpressive five days. I have tried all the remedies – patches, gums...
Open Letter to All Anti-Snus Lobbyists NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Last week I and my colleagues in the European Parliament got an email from the lobbyist group Smoke Free Partnership. The lobbyists defended ex-commissioner Dalli who resigned over allegations of soliciting bribes for lifting the ban on snus in the E...
EU Fischfang: Auch 2012 auf Ausbeutungskurs NEW
Heimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Greenpeace - ScreenshotEuropas Meere gelten zu mindestens zwei Dritteln als überfischt. Europas Fischerei-Management gilt als eines der schlechtesten auf der Welt. Brüssel will zwar das Leerfischen der Gewässer stoppen und hat daher vorgeschl...
Kritiserat stöd för modernare fiskebåtar lever vidare NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Sverige kompromissade i mötet med de andra fiskeministrarna. Det hårt kritiserade stödet till fiskare som byter till nya båtmotorer eller tar gamla båtar ur användning blir kvar.
October Agricultural Council continues CAP debate - by Alan Matthews NEW
CAP Reform 1 Year, 9 Months, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Agricultural Ministers continued to grind through their discussions on CAP2020 issues under the Cypriot Presidency at the Agricultural Council meeting on 22 and 23 October earlier this week.
EU-krav: Danmark måste totalförbjuda snus NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Danmark har fått två månader på sig att vidta åtgärder så att försäljning av lössnus förbjuds i landet. Annars väntar en anmälan till EU-domstolen. >>>...
Fiskeriminister: Burde være gået længere NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Mette Gjerskov (S) mener, EU's 27 medlemslande burde være gået længere i forsøget på at redde europas fiskebestande til topmøde i Luxembourg. - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Cyprus Presidency reaches its basic target on fisheries NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
EU Fisheries Ministers took another firm step towards the Common Fisheries policy (CFP) reform today, as they reached a partial general approach for the Legislative proposal for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2014-2020. Taking into a...
France asks for more time for the convergence of agricultural subsidies NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
The European Commission seeks to end aid per hectare based on the level of production from the 1990s. The European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloș, has also called for the convergence of regional and national subsidies until 2020, in ord...
Principles for responsible investment in agriculture to be developed NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
A two-year consultation process to develop principles for responsible investment in agriculture that respect rights, livelihoods and resources was approved by the 39th Session of the Committee on World Security (CFS), which ended on 20 October 2012 a...
Agreement on the CAP Reform possible before end of the year NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
With the focus on reaching a partial general approach on the CAP Reform before the end of the year, the Agriculture and Fisheries Council continued the discussions on the reform proposals. On the first day of the AGRI-FISH Council in Luxembourg (22 O...
79 millions d'€...de lait NEW
Euros du Village 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 21 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
La Commission européenne demande à six États membres – l'Allemagne, l'Autriche, Chypre, l'Irlande, les Pays-Bas et le Luxembourg - de payer un « superprélèvement » d'environ 79 millions € en raison d'un dépassement de leurs quotas laitier...
Oil seed rape loses its glow NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 22 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Fewer oil seed rape fields may be seen in Britain following adjustments to EU policy. It's quite a complex story, but there are two big lessons to be learnt from it. First, individual planting decisions on farms are directly affected by the EU poli...
Quota year 2011/12: Six Member States have exceeded their milk quota NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Six Member States - Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Cyprus and Luxembourg - exceeded their milk quotas in 2011/2012, triggering "superlevy" penalties of about € 79 million, according to Commission figures published on 18 October 2012. D...
Are UKIP wrong about the CAP? NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Stuart Agnew MEP, the UKIP agricultural spokesman, has said the EU 'has become far too big to have a CAP.' There are certainly those who think that the EU is too geographically diverse to have a 'one size fits all' policy, although in practice it is...
Confagricoltura NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie, ho incontrato ad Azzano Decimo (Pordenone), il presidente regionale di Confagricoltura Piergiovanni Pistoni, il vicepresidente Giorgio Colutta, con i presidenti provinciali Claudio Cressati...
Wine experts: worst grape harvest in half century NEW
i on europe 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
By RAF CASERT BRUSSELS — Drought, frost and hail have combined to ravage Europe’s wine grape harvest, which in key regions this year will be the smallest in half a century, vintners say. Thierry Coste, an expert with the European Union farmers’...
EU Farm Policy Reform – the Current State of Play NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
More than a year after the Commission unveiled its proposals for new legislation, and following passionate debates, public hearings and expert workshops, Parliament's agriculture committee is preparing to vote on four core regulations that should pav...
Grécia | Chineses ressuscitam o Pireu (The New York Times, Nova Iorque ) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 13 Minutes ago
Desde que passou a gerir parte do histórico porto grego do Pireu, a empresa chinesa Cosco duplicou o tráfego de carga durante o último ano. A parte grega do porto olha com ceticismo, e talvez alguma inveja, refere um artigo do New York Times. Ver...
Griechenland | Chinesische Kur am Kai von Piräus (The New York Times, New York) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
Seitdem die chinesische Firma Cosco einen Teil des historischen Hafens von Piräus verwaltet, hat sich der Frachtverkehr im letzten Jahr verdoppelt. Die andere, griechische Seite des Hafens schaut skeptisch – und wohl auch neidisch – zu. Mehr....
Řecko | Čínský Pireus vzkvétá (The New York Times, New York) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
Čínská společnost Cosco převzala zhruba před dvěma roky kontrolu nad částí historického řeckého přístavu Pireus. A jen za poslední rok se tam objem nákladní dopravy zdvojnásobil. Druhá, řecká část přístavu tomuto vývoji př...
Thinking about the unthinkable NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Fifty years ago saw the start of the Cuban missile crisis. It was a frightening time if you were fifteen years old, as I was, and whatever else one says about Jack Kennedy, one has to admire the way he managed the crisis and resisted the calls of th...
Dancing towards convergence NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Minutes ago
EU Farm Commissioner Dacion Ciolos is said to be resigned to the fact that the current proposal for internal convergence of direct aid payments will need to be watered down in order for a compromise to be reached, reports Agra Europe.'It is no longer...
Pêche : pourvu que ça dure NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Soucieux de la préservation des poissons comme des pêcheurs, le Blogueur enquête au Danemark, qui réduit la surpêche et la surcapacité par un système de quotas individuels à vendre ou à louer ; en Catalogne, où pêcheurs, scientifiques et...
La crise provoque une vague de démolitions navales NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Avec la crise économique le rythme des démolitions navales s'accélère. Une phénomène qui s'explique par une utilisation moindre des navires et le coût important des matières recyclées.
Diese Woche: Fischt Fischers Fritz noch Fisch? NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Alles im Lot auf dem Boot? Der Blogger präsentiert euch diese Woche eine umfangreiche Sendung - von Backbord bis Steuerbord - über europäische Fischer.
Nominalement équivalent NEW
Euros du Village 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Réunis à Berlin le 9 octobre, les ministres allemand, Ilse Aigner, et français, Stéphane Le Foll, de l'agriculture ont déclaré qu'ils « soutenaient la proposition de la Commission de maintenir le budget agricole au niveau nominal de l'année 2...
France and Germany do their deal NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Long-term observers of the CAP know that any agreement between France and Germany can often shape the direction of the reform process. Even with many more member states, this still remains true. Earlier this week the two countries issued a joint st...
While public attention is focused on the eurozone crisis, EU Member States and the European Parliament are locked in a struggle over reforming the Common Agricultural Policy. NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Minutes ago
Several attempts have been made to reform the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in recent years. Christilla Roederer-Rynning writes that while previous CAP negotiations have proven controversial, the latest attempt has largely been overshadowed...
EU køber fisk fra piratskibe NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 31 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Fisk, der er fanget ulovligt ud for Vestafrika, bliver sat til salg i EU. Det viser ny rapport. - Nyheder...
Aquaculture: a big role in terms of food security NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
A major international initiative has been launched to better understand the role of aquaculture in food security in poor countries. Bringing together a global alliance of development agencies, governments and universities, the initiative will help lo...
Le Parlement européen vote une résolution en faveur d'un véritable Plan Marshall pour l'Arc Atlantique NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Les députés européens ont adopté jeudi 13 septembre "un véritable plan Marshall pour l'Arc Atlantique", explique Alain Cadec (PPE, français), rapporteur d'un résolution sur le sujet. Ils ont voté à mainlevée, à Strasbourg, leurs priori...
ERIKA: LEARNING THE LESSON NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Number of View: 112Almost 13 years ago, the Erika oil tanker sank off the coast of Brittany, causing a major environmental disaster. Last week, the French Cour de Cassation confirmed the civil liability of the certification company, the ship’s owne...
Old divisions rear their head NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Those who like to emphasise the way in which 'discourse' or ideas can shape policy have been able to trace significant changes in the debate about the Common Agricultural Policy, but this has not been reflected in real reform. Indeed, older discours...
How close is the EU to agreement on spending one trillion euro? - by Alan Matthews NEW
CAP Reform 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Absence of figures in the MFF negotiating box as the endgame approaches suggests governments not yet ready for the necessary compromises.
Arco Atlántico NEW
Antonio Masip 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Invitado por el diputado de centro-derecha francés, Alain Cadec, y con la presencia de un representante de la Comisión Europea y varios diputados, he asistido a una reunión para impulsar el Arco Atlántico, en el que tanto se implicó Asturia...
EU-Côte d'Ivoire negotiations for a new FPA protocol ongoing NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
During the course of the 3186th Council meeting, ministers adopted a decision authorising the Commission to open negotiations on behalf of the EU for a new protocol to the fisheries partnership agreement with the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.
MS think EU-Mauritania fisheries protocol is not viable NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Following the request of the Spanish delegation, ministers were briefed by the Commission on the fisheries protocol between the EU and Mauritania that, as we informed our readers, was initialed in July this year.
GROWTH OUT OF THE BLUE NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Number of View: 80Are you surprised by the growth potential of European maritime economy identified by the Blue Growth study? The marine and maritime economic sectors already employ well over 5 million people and account for a gross value added of
EMFF to help attain CFP objectives NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
During the course of the last Council meeting on Agriculture and Fisheries, ministers had an orientation debate on a proposal for a new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). This proposal is related both to the Multiannual Financial Framework...
Aides agricoles de l'Union européenne : la Commission propose d'augmenter la transparence sur les subventions NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
La Commission a adopté aujourd'hui une proposition visant à imposer de nouvelles règles relatives à la publication d'informations sur les bénéficiaires des fonds agricoles européens. Cette révision de la législation intervient après un...
La Comisión de Pesca pide más transparencia en la negociación de la nueva OCM. NEW
Salvador Garriga 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Los eurodiputados españoles que forman parte de la Comisión de Pesca en el Parlamento Europeo, entre los que se encuentra el asturiano Salvador Garriga, han valorado muy positivamente el resultado del informe de la Comisión sobre la propuesta para...
Ministers adopt a regulation to better protect fish stocks NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
During the course of the last Council meeting on agriculture and Fisheries, ministers have adopted a regulation on certain measures in relation to countries allowing non-sustainable fishing for the purpose of conservation of fish stocks following a f...
OECD reports EU farm transfers at lowest level ever - by Alan Matthews NEW
CAP Reform 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
OECD figures show a continued slight fall in EU transfers to farmers as measured by the Producer Support Estimate indicator.
Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
According to the Directive 2001/18/EC genetically modified organism (GMO) “means an organism, with the exception of human beings, in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating and/or natural re...
The structure of the wine market and the issue of quality NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 1 Minute ago
I have been reading an interesting paper about 'Quality Classifications in Competition: Price Formation in the German Wine Market' by Jorg Rossel and Jens Beckert from the Max Planck Institute in Cologne.One conclusion that can be drawn from the pape...
{News-Scanner} EU-Agrarsubventionen töten Menschen NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Die EU pumpt Milliarden in die Landwirtschaft, vor allem in Großbetriebe.Dagegen demonstriert die Initiative "The Good Food March" in Brüssel. Ein Umdenken könnte auch Kleinbauern in Afrika das Leben retten, sagt Jean Ziegler, der ehemalige UN-Ber...
Medidas de urgencia para el sector lácteo NEW
Antonio Masip 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
(Pregunta escrita. Autores: Iratxe García, Antolín Sánchez, Sergio Gutiérrez, Ricardo Cortés, Eider Gardiazábal, María Muñiz y Antonio Masip)La entrada en vigor de la totalidad de las medidas, adoptadas en el paquete lácteo, no se hará efec...
Landbouwsteun mag niet ten koste gaan van gezondheid of milieu NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Het is belangrijk om een gelijk speelveld te creëren waarin boeren duurzame ondernemers kunnen zijn. Boeren moeten een eerlijke prijs krijgen voor hun producten en dat mag niet ten koste gaan van het milieu. Dat is de inzet van GroenLinks-Europarlem...
Les 10 demandes verdes per encarar la reforma de la Política Pesquera Comuna de la UE el 2012 NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Els recursos marins són un bé públic, no un recurs privat. Per tant, el dret a explotar aquest bé comú ha de ser assignat d'acord amb criteris que garanteixin que la pesca contribueix a l'interès públic. Els Verds proposem que l'assignació de...
Towards a more sustainable fishing policy NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 14 Minutes ago
The European Parliament has recently adopted a report on the sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources. According a recent press release by ALDE, Nils Torvalds took over the report from his predecessor, current Minister of Defence in Finland -...
EU court case says EU bloc already approved GMOs NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 25 Minutes ago
Last week, in a ruling  from the European Court of Justice, it was determined that genetically modified crops cannot be subject to individual nation’s authorization because the European bloc already approved their use and marketing.
Study calls for fishing ban across Europe to rebuild stocks NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Sustainable fish stocks and vast profits could be achieved by calling a temporary suspension to the catching of some of Europe's overfished species, a London-based think-tank claims...
Resolving Iceland’s mackerel war may be crucial to the country joining the EU NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
In the third of three articles for EUROPP on Iceland’s EU accession process, Benjamin Leruth looks at the importance of the country’s fisheries, and the ongoing dispute or ‘mackerel war’ between the country and the EU over fishing rights. Unt...
COMMISSION, PARLIAMENT AND COUNCIL TOGETHER AGAINST UNSUSTAINABLE FISHING NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Number of View: 37The European Parliament endorsed yesterday with an overwhelming majority of 659 to 11votes the proposal that the European Commission tabled in December last year, authorising the Commission to impose a range of measures against thir...
EP empowers EC to ban EU imports from overfished stocks NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
The European Parliament passed new rules empowering the European Commission to ban EU imports of fish from overfished stocks. According to MEPs, bans should discourage massive overfishing of mackerel by Iceland and the Faroe Islands. In other votes,...
New regulation on food quality labels NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Following the endorsement of a regulation by the EP, the time it takes to obtain an EU quality label for farm produce from a given geographical area, or produced in a traditional way, could be reduce by half. Speaking of how this will help both farme...
The EC claims back €215 million of EU agricultural policy funds NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
According to recent updates, the European Commission is claiming back around €215 million of EU agricultural policy funds which have been unduly spent by EU member states under the clearance of accounts procedure.
Europaparlament beschließt Regelungen zum Schutz der Ostsee NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Die Reform der EU-Fischereipolitik stand diese Woche im Europaparlament auf der Tagesordnung. Den Mittelpunkt der Debatte bildete die nachhaltige Ausrichtung der europäischen Fischerei.
Urban Gardening: Gärtnern ohne Garten NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Grüne Oasen im Vorstadtbeton, blühende Beete an Hausfassaden: Selbst ernannte Garten-Guerilleros haben sich daran gemacht, naturarme Metropolen aufzuhübschen. Wir zeigen euch, wie ihr selbst zu Großstadtgärtnern werdet. [caption id="" align="...
Und ewig lockt das Land NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Die Stadtwohnung verkaufen, den Lärm der Metropole hinter sich lassen und auf dem Land ein beschauliches Leben führen – für viele Deutsche wäre das ein Traum. Wenn man dem Erfolg von Produkten aus dem Bereich der Landromantik Bedeutung beimisst...
EU-Agrarpolitik: Lachen mit der GAP? NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Seit einigen Monaten spaltet eine Streitfrage unsere Redaktion: Kann man über so ein trockenes Thema wie die GAP, die Gemeinsame Agrarpolitik der EU, lachen? In einem Akt der Rebellion gegen unseren Chefredakteur, der das Gegenteil behauptet, habe i...
Cette semaine : Les nouveaux paysans NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
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Seeds in the city NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
En ce moment, dans les grandes villes du monde, la mode est à l’écologie sauvage. Un vandalisme positif qui consiste à exploiter le moindre espace disponible, public ou privé pour y insérer plantes, fleurs, mousse et autres végétaux afin...
Peut-on rire avec la PAC ? NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
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Pourquoi les allemands veulent vivre à la campagne mais n’osent pas le faire NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Vendre son appart berlinois, fuir la capitale bruyante (et les Français qui s’y sont installés) et mener une vie contemplative à la campagne –Ce rêve est partagé par de nombreux citadins allemands. Mais la plupart n'osent pas assumer leur d
Revue du web : la mort est dans le pré NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
L’agri-dating fait tout un foin Le concept a été créé par les J.A d’Aveyron qui ont organisé le premier agri-dating il y a deux ans. 80 personnes, dont 40 % de femmes, y ont participé. La prochaine édition se déroulera dans le cad...
Webschau: Bauer sucht Schlagzeile NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Cannabis statt Vogelfutter Er wollte Sonnenblumen und bekam Cannabis: Ein 74-jähriger Landwirt aus Mömbris (Kreis Aschaffenburg) hat auf seinem Feld nichtsahnend eine 300 Quadratmeter große Hanfplantage angelegt. Zum Artikel… Gülle gegen G...
Diese Woche: Die neuen Bauern NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Der Blogger schwenkt diese Woche die Mistgabel und sieht nach, wo heute in Europa noch junge Bauern arbeiten und wie sie ihren Beruf erneuern. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48H7zOQrX3U[/youtube]...
Vers une révision des systèmes de qualité des produits agricoles NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Le recours à des dénominations de qualité permet aux agriculteurs de valoriser l’excellence ou l’authenticité de leurs productions. La politi-que européenne qui promeut la qualité des produits agricoles et alimentaires de par leurs...
Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Fish do not recognise frontiers, so sustainable exploitation of the resources of the sea requires joint management. The EU is also a major market for fisheries and aquaculture products. A set of proposals to reform the essentials of the EU Common Fis...
La semaine prochaine : les nouveaux paysans ! NEW
Le Blogueur (arte) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Revenu de vacance dans une forme olympique, Anthony vous parle de l'agriculture en Europe. Retrouvez le dimanche à 20h10 sur Arte.
Teaser der Woche: Die neuen Bauern NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Unser Moderator Anthony Bellanger stellt euch die Themen unserer Sendung vom 10. September um 0h45 auf ARTE vor: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PARISBy9Iak&list=UUn1juR5cDZT1WAW6BVGSl8g&index=1&feature=plcp[/youtube]  ...
Cypriot presidency contemplates CAP budget cuts NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The informal meeting of farm ministers in Nicosia from 9 to 11 September which marks the effective start of the Cypriot presidency after the August holiday break is going to focus on water scarcity, land abandonment and soil erosion. These are impor...
REFLECTING ON THE MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MACKEREL MANAGEMENT NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Number of View: 68In an effort to come out of the deadlock, I have hosted on the 3rd of September a ministerial meeting between Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, being the four coastal parties which should commonly manage the mackerel stock in t...
Double change at Defra worries farmers NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours ago
The double change at Defra of secretary of state and farm minister has worried farmers and their friends, although new secretary of state Owen Patterson is said to be on message on badger culls: Defra Caroline Spelman was never fully convincing as a...