Resources

Relevant organisations

Agriculture and Rural Convention: www.arc2020.eu                                                                                                        European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development www.ec.europa.eu/agriculture
European Landowners’ Organisation: www.europeanlandowners.org
European Environmental Bureau: www.eeb.org
Birdlife International: www.birdlife.org
European Council of Young Farmers: www.ceja.org
Food and Agriculture Organisation www.fao.org                                                                                                                     La Via Campesina www.viacampesina.org
Pesticide Action Network Europe: www.pan-europe.info
Food Soveregnity Platform: www.foodsovereignty.org

Conferences and events

How can we green the Common Agricultural Policy? 12-14 November 2010, Bled, Slovenia
Building our common future: Finalising a “Communication of Civil Society to the EU on the Future of Agriculture and Rural Policies, 04-05 Nov 2010, Brussels
High Nature Value grasslands: securing the ecosystem services of European farming post 2013, International conference: 7-9 September 2010, Sibiu, Romania
The CAP post 2013 – conference ont he public debate, 19-20 July 2010, Brussels
Green Week Conference 2010, Biodiversity – our lifeline: 1-4 June 2010, Brussels
Making the CAP work for the environment, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 28 May 2008

Relevant documents

2007-2013 National Rural Development Programme performance in Central and Eastern Europe (published 2013) Environmental, social and economic effects of direct marketing of farm Products, published in 2010
Proposals for the CAP post-2013 (contribution to the public debate launched by Commissioner Ciolos in 2010)
Best practice example: Hungarian NGO collaboration for altering the legislation on small-scale producers, published in 2010(click here for the Hungarian version)
Presentation on CAP(Niek Koning, Wageningen University)
A European approach and its Hungarian implementation – LEADER published in 2005
European rural development: past, present and future (2007-2013) published in 2005

Useful links

The common agricultural policy after 2013
Agroweb Network 
Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
Fair Trade Labelling Organizations International
Organic Europe