EVU urges stronger action on sustainable agriculture and food consumption at EU Green Week

The European Vegetarian Union (EVU) recently attended the EU Green Week conference, which brought together influential voices from politics, business, NGOs, and academia to discuss the imperative need for a sustainable transition. As the annual conference that drives the conversation on the EU Green Deal, this event served as a platform to emphasise the crucial […]

Environmental organisations publish scathing CAP report

BirdLife, European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Naturschutzbund (NABU) analysed 17 CAP Strategic Plans (CSPs) of 16 EU countries under the new Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). The analysis paints a devastating picture about the lack of ambitions of EU Member States to restructure their agriculture policies and subsidies in order to achieve sustainable food and farming systems.

Agriculture in Numbers – FAO Statistical Yearbook 2021

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published its Statistical Yearbook 2021, which takes a look at the development of the food and agriculture sector worldwide. As EVU we are diving into numbers of animal food vs plant food production and their various implications.

Looking back on 2021

As a busy 2022 starts, we take a moment to look back on the highlights of 2021, some of which will accompany us in this year, too.

Letting go of ham in Denmark

Denmark has shown us that meaningful legislation can be implemented that has the potential to create a sustainable agricultural sector and shift diets towards plant-based proteins.