Today, 13 September 2022, the European Parliament adopted its report on a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on making available on the Union market as well as export from the Union of certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation.
Today, 5 July 2022, the European Parliament plenary adopted its report on EU-India's future trade and investment cooperation. Both CIBE and CEFS, welcome that in this report, the European Parliament noted that Indian sugar has long been produced under inadequate social and environmental conditions.
On 22nd of June 2022, the European Commission issued the Sustainable Use Regulation (SUR) on the use of pesticides, CIBE calls for responsibility, pragmatism and above all solutions: the proposal as it stands is a denial of the reality experienced by sugar beet growers
The International Confederation of European Beet Growers (CIBE), representing over 110 000 sugar beet growers from 18 Western & Central European Countries, the main sugar bette growing region in the world and 13% of world sugar production held its 46th Congress in Gdansk (Poland) from 1st to 3rd June 2022.
European Sugar Beet Growers held their 46th Congress in Gdańsk from 1st to 3rd June 2022. They examined the main economic and political issues currently facing sugar beet growing in Europe, with a special focus on the management of risks, the trade policy, the issues of the European Green Deal and the consequences of the war in Ukraine.
See how the beet sugar sector is working hard to develop sustainable alternatives to respond to the ban of some key plant protection products.
Such alternatives will most likely have to consist of a combination of techniques and approaches. To develop and successfully implement these will require time, several years and considerable financial investment.
EU Farm to Fork & EU Biodiversity Strategies