This latest Brussels Briefing on Agriculture provides an overview of the latest developments in the European Union’s agricultural policy.
Overview of the top 5 agriculture issues on the agenda under the Italian EU Presidency.
Marco Contiero, Greenpeace’s EU agriculture policy director, discusses the potential negative effects of an EU-US free trade deal.
Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, discusses flaws of the current food system and measures to reduce hunger and malnutrition.
Food & Agriculture
Rose O’Donovan & Ed Bray provide an overview of the latest developments in the field of the European Union’s agricultural policy.
Franz Fischler, former Commissioner for Agriculture and Chairman of the RISE Foundation, talks about a future agricultural strategy to feed the growing world population.
James Holtum, spokesperson for the ECR Group, discusses the vote on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
John Atkin,Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Syngenta, talks about agriculture and trade perspectives.
Pascal Lamy - former Director General of the WTO and Honorary President of Notre Europe - discusses the agricultural dimension of trade.
Health Commissioner Tonio Borg discusses fraudulent food labelling, an issue that has been in the spotlight after the horsemeat scandal.
This special briefing provides an overview of the latest developments on the authorisation of the GM maize 1507 for cultivation in the EU.
Health Commissioner Tonio Borg discusses the labelling of food from cloned offspring with leading agriculture journalist Ed Bray.
Richard More O’Ferrall, spokesperson for the Greens Group, discusses the vote on authorisation of GM maize.
Health Commissioner Tonio Borg discusses the revision of EU rules on genetically modified (GM) crops.
Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, spokeswoman of the European Commission, discusses the food distribution proposal.