Competing in the Global Market

Stanka Becheva, a food and agriculture campaigner calls for local market support. Apparently, competing in the global market is the root to all problems. It will be hard to convince people that industrial agriculture can be green. The commission is thinking of providing farmers with new tools which will reduce crises as well as enable […]

Battle for a Streamlined Policy On Europe’s Agricultural Subsidies

Agricultural stakeholders are calling for EU to reform the Common Agricultural Policy. This is a lavish subsidy which uses 38 percent of EU funds to pay out farmers. For many years the main beneficiaries are rich families and large farms. Some of the powerful lobbies have started fighting for these treasured CAP payments. The Save […]