WTO failure on trade facilitation agreement puts question mark over Doha timeline NEW
India played a poor hand in Geneva despite raising important issues on how domestic support should be measured under WTO rules...
Geographical indications (GIs) in the US-EU TTIP negotiations NEW
Geographical indications are among the hurdles in the US-EU talks on a transatlantic free trade agreement.
What is happening to EU agricultural productivity growth? NEW
Two different sources give wildly different estimates of what is happening to agricultural productivity in the EU.
Overcoming the deadlock on cultivation of GM crops in EU countries NEW
The Greek Presidency may get Council agreement on new rules for GM crop cultivation in the EU by the beginning of the summer.
Rising numbers of families cannot afford to spend enough on food NEW
New evidence showing the growing number of people in high-income countries including the EU experiencing difficulties acquiring sufficient food.
Global area under biotech crops continues to grow while EU policy struggles NEW
While much of the rest of the world embraces the GM technologies with their economic, health and environmental benefits, Europe continues to flounder.
Agriculture in the Commission’s climate policy to 2030 NEW
Commission hints at new treatment of agriculture and LULUCF in future climate policy...
The timeline for rural development programming NEW
One of the innovations in rural development programming for the next multi-annual period is that there is meant to be much greater integration between EAFRD spending and spending through the other structural and investment funds. Trying to achieve th...