Former EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik talks about the CAP, the future environmental challenges and the need for a reform of the European economy to meet the goal of sustainable development.
Food & Agriculture
Exclusive interview with the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, Achim Steiner, about the urgent need to reinvent the agricultural economy.
Ursula Hudson, President of Slow Food Germany, talks about how to reconnect citizens with local farmers and food traditions, new technologies and EU sustainable food policy.
Syngenta Global’s Jon Parr talks to AGRA FACTS journalist Rose O’Donovan about the role of the private sector in contributing to sustainable agricultural production.
AGRA FACTS journalist Edward bray is joined at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2016 by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute to discuss the implementation of SDGs in the agricultural sector.
EU Farm Commissioner Phil Hogan talks about the role of European farmers in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Leading AGRA FACTS journalists, Rose O'Donovan and Ed Bray provide an overview of the main agri-related items on the agenda for March 2016.
Leading AGRA FACTS journalists, Rose O'Donovan and Ed Bray provide an overview of the main agri-related items on the agenda for February 2016.
AGRA FACTS journalists, Rose O’Donovan & Ed Bray provide an overview of the top 5 agriculture issues on the agenda under the Dutch EU Presidency.
Rose O’Donovan and Ed Bray, journalists at AGRA FACTS, provide an overview of the main agri-related items the EU agenda for December.
Rose O’Donovan and Ed Bray, journalists at AGRA FACTS, provide an overview of the main agri-related items the EU agenda for this Autumn.
Long version of our exclusive interview of EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan for viEUws
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan outlines the details of a €500 million aid package for farmers in response to falling dairy and pork prices.
This Brussels Briefing on Agriculture provides an overview of the latest developments in the European Union’s agricultural policy for September 2015.
On 7th September, 5,000 farmers from across Europe took to the streets of Brussels to protest about falling dairy and meat prices. Ellie Mears went to find out more.
Jennifer Baker is joined by James Holtum, spokesperson for the ECR Group, to discuss the EU dairy sector crisis.
Ladislav Miko (European Commission's Acting Director-General), Giovanni La Via MEP and Ruud Tijssens (Director Corporate Affairs at Agrifirm Group) debate the question: 'GMOs: on or off the EU's menu?'.
Overview of the top 5 agriculture issues that will be discussed by the EU institutions under the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council.
EU Health & Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis joins Rose O'Donovan to talk about origin labelling, endocrine disruptors and chemicals in pesticides.
James Holtum, ECR group spokesperson, joins Jennifer Baker to talk about animal cloning ban, ahead of a committee vote.
Commissioner Andriukaitis slammed recent moves by MEPs to reject proposals to allow Member States prohibit their farmers from using imports of GM feed for their livestock.
This Brussels Briefing on Agriculture provides an overview of the latest developments in the European Union’s agricultural policy for June 2015.
Marjory van den Broeke of the European Parliament’s press office joins Jennifer Baker to discuss the Parliament’s proposals on animal disease and public health.
The European Commission has a plan to overcome Council stalemate on GMO imports but what are its implications? Find out in 2 minutes.
EPP in CoR – On the spot: Mark Weinmeister – GMOs