This is good news for the world of organic farming in Europe!
Today, the European Commission has accepted the new targets set by the From Farm to Fork strategy and EU Biodiversity, which is part of the priorities under the European Green Deal, which aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. One of the ambitious goals is to achieve by 2030 25% organic land on Europe's total agricultural area.
Regarding the From Farm to Fork strategy, the objectives decided by the Commission are based on three main axes:
The European Commission will act to :
The objectives accepted today by the European Commission are therefore multiple and promising for a more organic and environmentally friendly Europe!
IFOAM Europe press release: https://www.ifoam-eu.org/en/news/2020/05/20/press-release-ifoam-eu-welcomes-landmark-decision-put-organic-heart-future-european
Learn more about the Farm to Fork strategy: https://ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/priorities-2019-2024/european-green-deal/actions-being-taken-eu/farm-fork_en For more information on the EU Biodiversity Strategy: https://ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/priorities-2019-2024/european-green-deal/actions-being-taken-eu/EU-biodiversity-strategy-2030_en