17 July 2019

After Ursula Von Der Leyden was confirmed as the new President of the European Commission, Friends of the Earth Europe joined 36 other civil society organisations working on farming, fisheries, the environment, animal welfare, health, consumers, consumer co-operatives, development, social justice, climate, and forestry, to ask her to seek a new direction in the way food policies are made and priorities are set.

The core demands are:

1. the EU should develop an integrated EU food policy over the course of the next legislature

14 May 2019

The EU must urgently reform damaging farming subsidies to stand a chance of saving nature, preventing the worst effects of climate change and reviving small farms and our rural regions, according to the Agriculture Atlas 2019 – a unique publication of facts and figures on the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) published by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Friends of the Earth Europe and BirdLife Europe.

The Agriculture Atlas 2019 shows that:

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