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March 2024
Position Paper
In a joint effort with sister organisations, the European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) voiced concerns about the EUDR by issuing two joint statements. ELO acknowledges the need to curb deforestation and forest degradation worldwide. Yet, the Eur...
February 2024
Publication
This manifesto outlines our priorities ahead of the European elections, urging policymakers to recognize the central role of landowners in shaping a prosperous and harmonious future for Europe. “We are living in challenging times, where int...
February 2024
Press Release
Brussels, February 8, 2024 — The announcement by President Ursula von der Leyen on the withdrawal of the Proposal for a Regulation on the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products (SUR) marks a significant turning point in European agricultural...
January 2024
Publication
The changes made to the commission’s “EU Gigabit Infrastructure Act” initial proposal, which aims to bring down the cost of building telecom networks, are leading to concerns that these modifications may replicate the issues encoun...
December 2023
Publication
Authors: Guillaume Sainteny (CS FRB), Louise Dupuis (FRB) Taxation of agricultural land wields considerable influence, not only on the intrinsic value of the land but also on agricultural practices, land use, urban planning, and environmental po...
November 2023
Press Release
With a ceremony held at the European Parliament and hosted by MEP Franc Bogovič, the award recognized a scalable model for pollinators’ habitat restoration and recreation, and a novel peptide bioinsecticide. Brussels, 29th November 2023 – Th...
July 2023
Position Paper
The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) welcomes the publication of the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques and their food and feed, and amending Directi...
July 2023
Position Paper
Brussels, July 5, 2023 — The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) welcomes the commission’s proposal on the new soil monitoring and resilience directive and the recognition of European soils’ diversity, complexity and mystery, particu...
July 2023
Press Release
Brussels, July 5, 2023 — The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) acknowledges the Commission’s “Food and Biodiversity Package”, which is an improvement from the previous package that included both the Nature Restoration Law and th...
May 2023
Position Paper
The European agri-food chain is characterized by its strong interlinkages amongst all partners in the chain, its complexity, its resilience in a continued period of uncertainties, and its common goal to continue striving for a high level of food saf...
March 2023
Publication
Women are key contributors to the improvement of various issues in the areas of farming, agriculture, foresters and the environment. Yet their contribution and relevance of it is often overlooked.Recent data from Eurostat 2016 suggests that,...
January 2023
Publication
EURAF and ELO have collated the selection of Landscape Features made by Member States in their Strategic Plans for 2023-2027.  All MS except FI and SE implement at least one of the options for hedges, trees in groups, trees in line, iso...
January 2023
Publication
Climate change is one of the challenges facing the arable farmer in Europe – and an important one. There is also political and social pressure to reduce mineral fertilisers and synthetic pesticides, reduce nitrogen emissions, create space ...
October 2022
Position Paper
The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) welcomes the publication of the public consultation on the Sustainable Food System legislative framework. It is important for landowners, farmers, producers and consumers alike to have a sustainable food...
June 2022
Position Paper
The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) acknowledges that the proposal for the Regulation on Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) the Commission published today was a needed landmark in adapting chemical substance use to cur...
January 2022
Publication
The European Green Deal has as one of its objectives to build a more sustainable and healthier food system. Implementing the necessary measures to achieve this objective will have a significant impact on the competitiveness of EU producers a...
January 2021
Publication
The workshop on ‘Water in the Circular Economy policy development‘ is a joint event of Water Europe (WE), EASME and NextGen organised in the frame of Water Knowledge Europe 2021 (WKE2021), side event Water Projects Europe (WPE2021). The ...
January 2020
Publication
Since 1989, a period of change unprecedented in eastern Europe since 1945 has combined with globalisation (to which the communist bloc had in large measure been the major obstacle) and a major shift in the economies of scale in farming. Not ...

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