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JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture
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Nov 23 2017
A JRC analysis of potential climate change and mitigation impacts on global agriculture looks to 2050 and highlights the importance of careful policy design.
Wheat crop The Outlook describes trends for arable crops, sugar, biofuels, dairy and meat markets until 2026, and also for olive oil, wine, fruit and vegetables.
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Dec 09 2016
JRC expertise in modelling has fed into the latest annual issue of the Commission's Agricultural Outlook for the next decade.
Cheese blocks on shelves The JRC economic study gives information on potential effects of future trade agreements, among others significant gains are anticipated for the EU dairy and pig meat sectors.
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Nov 15 2016
Economic study gives valuable information on potential effects of future trade agreements and validates current EU approach of systematically protecting sensitive sectors.
Graphic of a field with a tractor and the sun in the background The JRC examined the potential evolution of non-CO2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from EU agriculture.
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Jul 20 2016

By analysing illustrative mitigation policy scenarios, the EcAMPA 2 study assesses the impact of emission reduction targets on production, technology adoption, prices and global emission levels.

Commissioner Hogan and JRC management discuss the schema of the land databases set up by Member States to manage farmer subsidies Commissioner Hogan and JRC management discuss the schema of the land databases set up by Member States to manage farmer subsidies
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Jun 22 2016

Following a visit to the JRC, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan, expressed confidence that increased use of satellite technology can help Member States to significantly increase the efficiency of on-the-spot checks necessary for CAP payments.

Worm's eye view of grain against a blue sky JRC contributed to the report on medium-term prospects for EU agricultural markets and income until 2025
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Dec 02 2015

The European Commission's agricultural outlook for the next decade was presented during a dedicated conference in Brussels.

from left): Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture;  Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for education, culture, youth and sport, responsible for the JRC; Mairead McGuinness, Vice-President of the European Parliamen Speakers from the EU's kick-off for their participation at Expo 2015.
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May 08 2015

On 8 May, the European Union officially started its programme of activities at Expo 2015 with the international conference on the role of research for the global food and nutrition security, and the inauguration of the EU pavilion.

Aerial view of crop fields This year’s record crop resulted in a price decrease: prices should recover over the projection period due to a strong feed demand, compensating a slower than expected increase of biofuels demand.
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Dec 10 2014

JRC expertise in modelling with a focus on baseline projections and particularly on uncertainty scenarios has fed into the latest issue of the European Commission’s agricultural outlook for the next decade.

Wood pellets lying on a cut down tree trunk Wood pellets, made from wastes from sawmilling and other wood products manufacture, are used as fuels for electric power plants and homes.
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Oct 09 2014

How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today? What is the state of the bioeconomy sectors across the EU? What are the related policy initiatives taken at EU and national levels? Replies to those and similar questions can be found on the bioeconomy observatory website, set up by the JRC.

Aerial view of crop fields The JRC has contributed once again to the analysis of risks and uncertainties around global agricultural market projections in the annual OECD–FAO Agricultural Outlook.
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Jul 11 2014

JRC analysis looking into some of the key uncertainties related to the main global agricultural commodities has contributed to the publication of the annual OECD–FAO 2014 Agricultural Outlook for the period 2014-2023, released today.

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