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The future of food and farming – Communication on the Common Agricultural Policy post-2020

Why is a new reform necessary?

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the oldest policies of the European Union (EU). It successfully fulfilled its original objectives of securing supply of good quality, safe …

Increasing food production without damaging the environment

Photo: ©FAO/Alessia Pierdomenico.

High-input, resource intensive farming systems have substantially increased food production, but at a high cost to the environment.

30 May 2017, Brussels – To achieve sustainable development we must transform current agriculture and food systems, …

Motion for a resolution on the Parliament’s priorities for the Commission Work Programme 2017 – B8-2016-0886

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Framework Agreement on relations between the European Parliament and the European Commission(1), in particular Annex IV thereto,

–  having regard to Rule 37(3) of …

Commitment to Gender Equality, Global Partnerships among Items Highlighted, as Economic and Social Council Continues Financing for Development Forum

Entering the second day of its inaugural forum on financing for development follow-up, the Economic and Social Council held three round tables and a panel discussion today focused on the global framework for financing sustainable …

News in Brief 22 March 2016 (PM)

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Human Rights day in Goma, DRC. UN Photo/Abel Kavanagh

Execution of human rights defender in DRC strongly condemned

The summary execution of a human rights defender in Democratic Republic of …