News for Agriculture

20 Feb 2018

European hunters know very well that agriculture has a significant impact on farmland biodiversity, including many small game species, and many of them are farmers themselves.

19 Dec 2017

I. Overview

FACE is asking for a new ‘biodiversity’ instrument to improve the Greening component of the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). In short, this biodiversity instrument would:

4 Dec 2017

Worryingly for FACE, the European Commission’s (EC) Communication*  on the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) does not acknowledge the biodiversity crisis on Europe’s farmland.

6 Jun 2017

To follow up on the presentation of the EU Action Plan on Nature, People and the Economy, the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions and the Maltese Presidency jointly hosted a conference on 6 June 2017 on the EU Nature Directives Action Plan

12 May 2017

FACE was present at a conference on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The CAP is a major policy in Europe and currently uses the largest portion of the European Commission’s (EC) budget (almost 40%). It has resulted in major improvements in food production since its conception in 1957, however, there is recognition that the future CAP to be more sustainable.

10 May 2017

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) accounts for nearly 40% of the EU budget and is a crucial support mechanism for agriculture and the rural environment in Europe. Many hunters will be aware that European agriculture has had a significant impact on farmland biodiversity, including many small game species.

5 Jul 2013

The European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament have reached an agreement on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) Reform 2014-2020, following months of negotiations and an agreement on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. Part of this agreement concerns the Rural Development Policy (RDP), a tool which FACE sees as essential for rural stakeholders and rural development. 

26 Oct 2012

The Czech Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Association hosted the 13th session of the CIC Coordination Forum for Central & Eastern Europe on 26 October in Bunč, Czech Republic. The session’s theme was “Agricultural Policy 2014-2020 vs. Small game and Game management”.

28 Sep 2012

The Danish Hunters´ Association held the second of two conferences on small game on 27-28 September. The conferences saw national and international experts presenting their professional knowledge and assessment of issues related to management of field game in modern agriculture, exploring the topic from both national and European perspectives with many partners involved.

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