Living Land | WWF
©: Pixabay

The European Commission has currently launched a public consultation on the future of our food and farming system in which everyone can participate. It’s a once in a decade opportunity to finally transform Europe’s broken Common Agricultural Policy.

Living Land

Progressive farmers, businesses and NGOs from different sectors have joined too! 

We need tens of thousands of Europeans asking the Commission to protect our nature and our farmers, instead of following the interests of the rich agro-industry. Raise your voice for a living land now!

There is no farming without nature. But industrial agriculture is the main cause of biodiversity loss, causing air and water pollution, and soil degradation.

We want a better farming system that protects Europe’s nature and climate.
 

CAP accounts for almost half of Europe’s budget, but most of our small and medium farmers have been put out of jobs. Why? Because 80% the CAP direct payments go to 20% of the richest agro-businesses.
 
We need a fairer system!

We are what we eat: our health is strictly related to the variety and quality of the food we eat. But so much of the food that ends up on our plates is sprayed with harmful pesticides and is tasteless.
 
We want good food that has the taste of nature in it!

Photo Gallery

Latest News

Sail boats in the Baltic Sea

State of the Union: ‘Wind in our sails’ must steer Europe towards greater sustainability and climate action

President Juncker made a welcome push for a more democratic Europe, but missed the opportunity to reset our Union on a path to a genuine sustainable ...

13 Sep 2017 Read more »
The securest, cleanest energy is the energy we don't use

Environment MEPs set bar high on energy efficiency

"The Environment Committee has lived up to its name - its proposals would further reduce greenhouse gas emissions, moving us towards our Paris ...

07 Sep 2017 Read more »
Genevieve Pons, Director, WWF EPO

Geneviève Pons leaving WWF European Policy Office; Dr Andrea Kohl acting Director

The Director of the WWF European Policy Office (EPO), Geneviève Pons, today announced departure from the role. This decision follows her evaluation ...

07 Sep 2017 Read more »
Protests against air pollution from coal plants

New rules hasten end for Europe’s dirtiest power plants

Europe’s most polluting power plants, including many large coal-fired power stations, will be forced to clean up or close down thanks to new EU rules ...

31 Jul 2017 Read more »