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The European Commission approves a new protected geographical indication from Romania

The European Commission has approved the application for registration of the Romanian "Telemea de Sibiu" (PGI) application for inclusion in the register of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). The "Telemea de Sibiu" is a Romanian sheep milk cheese prepared for centuries by "baci", a name given to Romanian shepherds, following a hand crafted...

€469 million funding available for research projects under Horizon 2020 - Societal challenge 2

The Horizon 2020 - Societal challenge 2 calls open today and the first deadline is set for 22 January 2020. €469 million funding are available and 85 research projects are expected to be founded under the 2020 calls, on:  Sustainable food security Food & Natural Resources Rural Renaissance   Applications must be done through the Funding...

Main results - Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 14-15 October 2019

Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 14-15/10/2019 Main results 14 October 2019 Fisheries The Council agreed on 2020 total allowable catches (TACs) and member states' quotas for the ten most commercially important fish stocks in the Baltic Sea. In line with the latest scientific advice highlighting poor conditions in the Baltic Sea, the...

World Food Day

Achieving Zero Hunger is not only about addressing hunger, but also nourishing people, while nurturing the planet. This year, World Foo Day calls for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone.  Every year, a large number of events - from marathons and hunger marches, to exhibitions,...

EU trade agreements: delivering new opportunities in time of global economic uncertainties

Despite the difficult global economic climate, European companies have continued to make good use of the opportunities created by the European Union's trade network - the largest in the world. In 2018 this network covered 31% of Europe's trade exchanges, a figure that is set to rise significantly (to almost 40%) as more trade agreements enter...

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