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27.12.2018
The Common Agricultural Policy: Promoting the ‘Polluter Gets Paid’ Principle

A new investigation exposes how the CAP provides financial incentives for polluting farms to pursue harmful practices.

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21.11.2018
System Overhaul: Making Food Sustainable

The IPES-Food co-chair discusses CAP reform, agroecology, and how only an overhaul of the food system will make it sustainable.

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20.11.2018
Agriculture 3.0 or (Smart) Agroecology?

Many EU policy-makers see precision agriculture as the answer to the question of food sustainability, but agroecology offers a genuinely sustainable solution already at hand.

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26.06.2018
The Sustainable Development Goals: An Opportunity for the EU

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are not just a tool for developing countries. They should drive EU responses to today’s many challenges.

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07.06.2018
Have Your CAP and Eat It

An interview with Green MEP Thomas Waitz on the EU’s post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and on the way forward to a food system that works for consumers, farmers, and the planet.

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02.03.2018
Baysanto: The Campaign against the Merger from Hell

The merger of chemical giant Bayer with Monsanto could concentrate food industry power to an unprecedented extent.

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26.09.2017
A Food Policy for Europe

Instead of policy which pulls in different directions, Europe needs an integrated food policy that supports more local attempts at a sustainable and productive food system.

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13.06.2017
Working with Nature or Against it?

The debate around glyphosate goes beyond whether it’s carcinogenic or not – it challenges our whole model of agriculture, but there is an alternative.

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21.02.2017
Food Production in Europe: Time to Look Ahead

Food policy isn’t working. Does the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) address the problems, or can agroecology provide the answers?

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14.01.2014
Is the EU’s New Common Agricultural Policy Greener?

Though many of the Commission’s reform proposals have been watered down, the Greens scored some notable successes in ensuring a ‘greening’ of the CAP. What are these, and what do they mean for European farming?

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