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 […]
New study highlights the need to adopt plant-rich diets to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions
Applying a global analytical framework, the German Environment Agency report aims to give an overview of the various mitigation options available for an international sustainable food system. It also seeks to identify the different barriers to the adoption of such measures.
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.
NAHhaft e.V. launches PlantEurope Network
The PlantEurope Network aims to connect actors in the plant-based diet field to share and exchange on best practices and policies.
European Vegan Summit
Join the European vegan Summit- the very first of its kind in Europe!
Debate Invitation: Facing the Climate Catastrophe
Join us for a debate with MEPs organized as the Future Food 4 Climate coalition!
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.
German Council calls for inclusion of oat milk in EU school scheme
The Federal Council in Germany has called on the federal government to advocate towards the EU for the inclusion of plant milks in the school milk scheme.
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.