Food Supply Chain

Food Supply Chain

The food supply chain is composed of a diversity of products, businesses, and markets from farmgate to the end consumer, supported by a regulatory and policy framework.

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LEADER support for rural skills

LEADER support for rural skills

Rural skills play fundamental roles in sustaining communities. LEADER Local Action Groups (LAGs) recognise the value of investing in skills. There are many good practice examples around the Member States.

RDP implementation data for 2021 is now online

RDP implementation data for 2021 is now online

Summaries of monitoring data from the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme (RDP) period are now available on our website. These present a range of insights on RDP achievements, including data from up until 2021.

CAP-funded good practice projects

CAP-funded good practice projects

Would you like to keep updated on our website's portfolio of good practice projects? Our database covers the latest set of CAP-funded projects that have been nominated by Member States for promotion as examples of good practice.

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Policy Insights |

Policy Insight: Strengthening sustainable food systems

2023 is the year when the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy aims to confirm policy proposals for establishing an EU legislative framework covering sustainable food systems.

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Press Articles |

Press article - Food security & climate change: climate-adaptive soil moisture management

As part of a longer term project which looks into water management and farm resilience, an Operational Group was set up to test and optimise a sub-soil system to control soil moisture levels from underground.

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Case Studies |

Case study: Organics policies in Denmark

This case study complements the information provided in the EU CAP Network Thematic Group on Strengthening the position of farmers in the Organic Food Supply Chain and highlights key aspects of organic policies in Denmark as examples to be used in other countries in Europe. This non-exhaustive working document, which expresses the views of the TG members, aims to support policy-makers and all stakeholders involved in designing organic policies.

Latest good practice

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