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Saturday, 21 July 2018

As part of the decentralisation of the Brussels Development Briefings and support to most vulnerable countries, Haiti runs the 2nd national Briefing on “Valorisation of local products as an alternative for food security” on Tuesday, 2nd July 2013, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Friday, 28 June 2013

On 26th June, the European Parliament, the EU Council of Ministers and the European Commission reached an agreement on the package of the reformed European common agricultural policy (CAP), to be applied post 2013.

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Farmers’ organisations are pressing EU negotiators to finalise a deal on the future agricultural policy amid growing concern that an agreement will not be reached before the end of June, further delaying implementation of Europe’s biggest programme. Negotiators were hoping to conclude talks on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) this month, before Ireland hands over the presidency of the EU Council to Lithuania and ahead of a Parliamentary plenary session in July.

Thursday, 20 June 2013

On the occasion of the Brussels Briefing on “Agricultural resilience”, CTA Brussels disused Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Division at the Food and Agriculture Organization of UN (FAO) on the organization's approach on building resilience in developing countries.

A Roundtable discussion on Sustainable Agriculture as a means of increasing resilience emanating the vision of West-African farmers will be held on 13th of June in Brussels.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

On the occasion of the launch of the Montpellier report entitled 'Sustainable Intensification: A New Paradigm for African Agriculture' - which took place on 28th May in Brussels - CTA Brussels discussed with Tom Arnold, former Chief executive of Concern Worldwide and member of the Montpellier Panel, on the meaning of the "Sustainable Intensification" concept and the challenges in achieving it.

Monday, 03 June 2013

The ACP sugar supplying states have reiterated their concerns about the upcoming EU Common Agricultural Policy reform, which, according to the current (not final) version, stipulates that the sugar quotas are to be abolished in 2017, three years before the 2020 date, as voted by the European Parliament.

In order to offer a framework for understanding a new paradigm for the agricultural system, defined by a “Sustainable Intensification”, the Montpellier Panel has drafted a report entitled 'Sustainable Intensification: A New Paradigm for African Agriculture'. The launch of the report was marked by a roundtable organized by CTA and the European Commission on 28 May in Brussels.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

On the occasion of the last Brussels Briefing on “Agricultural resilience”, CTA Brussels met with Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development at the Imperial College of London to discuss on what we know and what we need to know in order to increase Agricultural resilience in developing countries.

The Brussels Briefing ‘Geography of food: reconnecting with origin in the food system’ was held on 15 May, at the ACP Secretariat in Brussels.