18 May 2020

The EU Farm to Fork strategy is a set of proposed legislative and voluntary actions as part of the European Green Deal with the stated aim to make EU food “the global standard for sustainability”.

The EU Biodiversity Strategy is a package of commitments, targets and actions aiming to “put Europe's biodiversity on the path to recovery by 2030” and to ensure external policies and actions do not negatively impact biodiversity abroad.

This briefing sets out key tests to look out for to judge wehter these Strategies are sufficient to address the crises we face.

12 May 2020

We are facing at once a pandemic and planetary emergency – a lethal combination, both in the near and far term.

In these unprecedented times of interconnected crises we look to our leaders to rise to their responsibilities and respond holistically to the multiple emergencies we face. This means acting in the common interests of people and the planet, in the immediate and the longer-term. This is a moment to transform our world and our unjust planet-killing economies – and we must seize it.

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