EU Commission says new EU food policy will be consistent with CAP goals

EU Commission says new EU food policy will be consistent with CAP goals

The new Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy is compatible with the general thrust of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)’s proposal presented in June 2018, provided that its core aspects are confirmed in the legislative process, the European Commission has stressed in response to a query from EU lawmakers. On 20 May, the EU executive unveiled its 27-action point landmark food policy aiming to transform the European way of producing, distributing and consuming food. Upon request from the European Parliament, the Commission was asked to draft an assessment document analysing the…

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Cohesion becomes central in EU recovery package

Cohesion becomes central in EU recovery package

Through the new REACT-EU emergency instrument, cohesion policy will be one of the key elements in the European Commission’s proposal for a recovery package, which takes into account that the impact of the COVID-19 crisis has been uneven across the EU.  “This is the European answer to the biggest crisis we have ever seen,” the Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Fereira, told a press conference about the EU recovery package, “I am very glad that inside the DNA of this recovery proposal, you have conversion, cohesion and reforms.” The…

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