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#Welcometomyforest - Meet Miroslav Pacovský in his forest in Czech Republic

“Welcome to my forest” is a campaign with a series of video clips from forest owners from multiple Member States where they invite viewers to their forests to hear about what being a forest owner is like, what challenges they face, what objectives they have when it comes to forest management and what keeps them motivated.

#Welcometomyforest - Meet Karin Müller Vögel in her forest in Austria

“Welcome to my forest” is a campaign with a series of video clips from forest owners from multiple Member States where they invite viewers to their forests to hear about what being a forest owner is like, what challenges they face, what objectives they have when it comes to forest management and what keeps them motivated.

#Welcometomyforest - Meet Nyström Mickel in his forest in Finland

“Welcome to my forest” is a campaign with a series of video clips from forest owners from multiple Member States where they invite viewers to their forests to hear about what being a forest owner is like, what challenges they face, what objectives they have when it comes to forest management and what keeps them motivated.

#Welcometomyforest - Meet Clara Castello in her forest in Spain

“Welcome to my forest” is a campaign with a series of video clips from forest owners from multiple Member States where they invite viewers to their forests to hear about what being a forest owner is like, what challenges they face, what objectives they have when it comes to forest management and what keeps them motivated.

#Welcometomyforest - Meet Märt Linnamägi in his forest in Estonia

“Welcome to my forest” is a campaign with a series of video clips from forest owners from multiple Member States where they invite viewers to their forests to hear about what being a forest owner is like, what challenges they face, what objectives they have when it comes to forest management and what keeps them motivated.

LIVESTOCK - THE 9 FARM TO FORK PARADOXES

EU livestock farmers are committed actors of change for increased sustainability, but they believe that the Farm to Fork approach is based on erroneous preconceptions. European Livestock Voice and the Italian sustainable meat project, Carni Sostenibili have identified a number of paradoxes in a series of short videos.

EU-MERCOSUR DEAL- Do you really want to import the type of agriculture we don't want in Europe?

6 minutes to understand the 3 main reasons why EU farmers are opposed to the Mercosur Deal as it stands and why it is an unfair deal for farmers and consumers.

Meet the Finalists: Nazaret Mateos Alvarez (ES) - 6th Edition Innovation Award for Women Farmers

Nazaret Mateos Alvarez is from Spain and is an ecological mushroom farmer, who works close to the circular economy and zero waste approach.

Meet the Finalists: Immacolata Migliaccio (IT) - 6th Edition Innovation Award for Women Farmers

Immacolata Migliaccio is from Italy and is an organic farmer optimising the use of digital and AI technologies in the cultivation of her crops.

Meet the Finalists: Ines Theunis (BE) - 6th Edition Innovation Award for Women Farmers

Ines Theunis is from Belgium and is a livestock farmer who contributes to a sustainable and circular production with her own meat label that also showcases the story behind the meat.

Meet the Finalists: Marija Cafuk (HR) - 6th Edition Innovation Award for Women Farmers

Marija Cafuk is from Croatia and is a renowned ‘varazdin’ cabbage grower and pickler who has also been demonstrating smart agricultural approaches on her farm.

Meet the Finalists: Boglárka Biró (HU) - 6th Edition Innovation Award for Women Farmers

Boglárka Biró is from Hungary and is a forest engineer with 21 years of experience combining her professional and personal experiences of sustainable agriculture and forestry management.

No, the CAP proposal is not a greenwashing exercise!

by Christiane Lambert, Copa President (23.10.20)

The CAP must evolve, we are not advocates of the status quo but we need time and a fair transition!

by Christiane Lambert, Copa President (19.10.20)

International Rural Women's Day - Testimony on women's involvement in Farmers' organisations

by Danuta Lebioda, First Vice-Chair of Copa-Cogeca's Women's Committee (15.10.20)

A message from Christiane Lambert on the occasion of World Rural Women's Day

by Christiane Lambert, Copa President (19.10.20)

Let's not become surrealistic and "call a spade a spade" #cecinestpasunsteak

The debate on meat and dairy denominations for plant-based imitations is far more complex than it seems at first glance. If the European Parliament decides in the coming month to condone food denomination loopholes to protect “vegan sausages” or “ vegan burgers”, it will open a Pandora's box that will in the long run impact consumers and livestock farmers alike – a fact that is not well understood in the European assembly.

International Rural Women’s Day - A message of encouragement from Lotta Folkesson

Lotta Folkesson, Chairwoman of the Women's Committee, celebrates the UN's International Rural Women’s Day with a message of encouragement and empowerment, urging rural women and women farmers to take a more prominent role in the sector (15.10.20)

Sustainable Forest Management for Forest Biodiversity

This campaign is powered by the forest and forest-based sectors with the aim to provide insights into the contribution of SFM to enhancing forest biodiversity (12.10.20)

"Together we achieved a lot" - Joachim Rukwied’s farewell speach

On 18 September, COPA elected its new president, Christiane Lambert. Former president Joachim Rukwied takes stock of the current situation in European agriculture in his farewell speech and welcomes his successor, wishing her the best of luck. "The COPA family, together with COGECA, is an ever-present force in Brussels and will overcome all the challenges facing them." (18.09.20)

"I am a convinced European" - New COPA President Ms Christine Lambert (FNSEA)

On 18 September COPA member organisations, representing millions of farmers across the EU, elected a new President to chair the organisation for the next 2 years, at a crucial time for the sector. Ms Lambert is a livestock and crop farmer from France and the President of the French farmers union - FNSEA (18.09.20)

Feedback by Cogeca President Ramon Armengol on his meeting with the Council Presidency

by Ramon Armengol, Cogeca President (27.01.20)

#EUTractorChat - MEP Mazaly AGUILAR takes a seat in a tractor to answer Spanish farmers’ questions

MEP Mazaly AGUILAR takes a seat in our #WeFarm4EU tractor to answer questions from Spanish farmers and agri-coops! She outlines her position on many topics, including the CAP budget, Mercosur, generational renewal and new breeding techniques. Take a look!(29.11.19)

#EUTractorChat - MEPJérémy DECERLE takes a seat in a tractor to answer french farmers’ questions

MEP Jérémy DECERLE from Renew Europe takes a seat in a tractor to answer French farmers’ questions sent in by Copa Cogeca members FNSA, APCA and Coop de France through their social media. He answers questions on CAP, new tech, the EU budget, Mercosur trade and much more! Take a look and please activate subtitles for English!(07.11.19)

#EUTractorChat - MEP Paolo De Castro takes a seat in a tractor to answer Italian farmers’ questions

MEP Paolo De Castro takes a seat in a tractor to answer Italian farmers’ questions which Copa Cogeca members CIA, Confagricultura, Coldiretti and Cooperative Italiane gathered through their social media. He answers questions on CAP, new tech, the EU budget, trade, italian rice and much more!(28.10.19)

#WeFarm4EU - 4 key reasons why cutting the CAP budget would be political nonsense

Pekka Pesonen, Copa and Cogeca Secretary General, outlines in a short video 4 key reasons why cutting the CAP budget would be political nonsense on the occasion of the EU Council meeting in Brussels, where Heads of Member States will discus the multi-annual financial framework (MFF).(17.10.19)

4 countries, 4 farmers, 4 stories - the same passion for agriculture

This video brings you the stories of 4 farmers, from Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe (Finland) to show what drives them, the issues they face, the role of technology in their work and the future they want to see.(03.10.19)

What are EU farmers’ and Cooperatives’ concrete actions to fight climate change?

Niels Peter Nørring, Climate Director of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (Landbrug Fødevarer), introduces the Copa and Cogeca position paper on climate action as well as its related new platform: www.farmersclimact.eu (17.09.19)

#FutureofCAP - 5 key priorities for EU farmers and agri-cooperatives

Pekka Pesonen, Secretary General of Copa and Cogeca, outlines in a video message 5 key priorities for EU farmers and cooperatives when it comes to the future of the CAP, the most important policy for the EU agricultural community. A clear message directed towards the newly elected MEPs who will be taking this process forward in the upcoming period.(22.07.19)

#WeFarm4EU - Feeding Europe's Future Together with the EU and You!

Every day, farmers across the EU work hard to provide EU citizens with safe and nutritious food, while keeping rural areas alive and helping the EU economy thrive. However, they also face many problems every day, such as the effects of climate change and negative market trends. As a European citizen, you can help the EU and its farmers by taking part in the next EU elections and casting your vote for a brighter future. Together with you we can feed the EU's future.(08.05.19)

International Women’s Day – Rural France needs strong women farmers!

The International Women’s Day is the right opportunity to showcase the active contribution of all women, from farmlands to cities. (07.05.19)

International Women’s Day – Rural Europe needs strong women farmers!

The International Women’s Day is the right opportunity to showcase the active contribution of all women, from farmlands to cities. (06.05.19)

International Women’s Day – Rural Poland needs strong women farmers!

The International Women’s Day is the right opportunity to showcase the active contribution of all women, from farmlands to cities.(06.05.19)

How could cooperatives support farmers converting to organic?

by Jerome Caillé (Terrena) (09.01.19)

The voice of European Farmers and Agri-cooperatives talking about producing food for a growing Europe

Presentation of Copa and Cogeca by its Secretary General Pekka Pesonen.