The Council endorses the objectives of the EU biodiversity strategy for 2030 and the nature protection and restoration targets contained therein, which aim at setting biodiversity on the path to recovery.
Models of individual farm decision (IDM) like FarmDyn that are capable of reflecting detailed technology choices, investment decisions, and biophysical linkages are necessary to analyze the upcoming CAP where environmental impacts are considered to play a crucial role due to the laid-out targets of the EU-Commissions “European Green Deal” and the “Farm to Fork Strategy”.
The environmental and climate objectives of the EU policy are crucial for the agricultural and rural sectors in the future decades. This is the unanimous advise of the H2020 MIND STEP core group of stakeholders, covering public and private sectors, including research, policy making and industry.
EU farm ministers reached an early-morning deal on 21 October on the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that will come into force in 2023 - in which they also protect by reserving 20% of direct payments to new eco-schemes - touted as ‘a paradigm shift in European food policy’.
Scheduled around the World Food Day this conference was the first in what was an annual gathering of European stakeholders willing to engage and help shape the EU's path towards sustainable food systems.
After the adoption of a new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 in May, Green Week highlighted the contribution biodiversity can make to society and the economy, and the role it can play in supporting and stimulating recovery in a post-pandemic world, bringing jobs and sustainable growth.
Co-hosted by the World Food System Center and the Agricultural Economics and Policy Group of ETH Zurich key challenges and present pathways for advancing European pesticide policies were discussed at this Zoom webinar on 20 October 2020 at 11.00-12.30 CET.
Landscape 2021 brought together scientists from across disciplines with key actors to explore whether and how diversity and diversification can contribute to a more sustainable and resilient agriculture.
The EIP-AGRI Seminar 'CAP Strategic Plans: the key role of AKIS in Member States' was initially planned to take place in Warsaw, Poland on 22-23 April but it was postponed due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. The seminar took place online. This event was by invitation only.