Bulgaria’s farms are not as productive as their counterparts in western Europe. Modernization, in part funded by the EU, are now helping to make the country’s agricultural sector more competitive.
There is a lack of skilled workers in western and northern Europe, unemployment in southern and eastern Europe. "Qualified migration" is the new magic formula, but there will be consequences, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek.
British farmers are exploring how leaving the EU's legislative reach could possibly improve sustainable food and farming in the UK. Or whether Brexit could only worsen the state of affairs.
With the clock ticking, the US and Canada have reached a new trilateral trade deal with Mexico. Called USMCA, the pact will create a revamped NAFTA with key sections focusing on auto imports and Canada's dairy market.
The EU and Mexico have agreed "in principle" to update their 18-year-old trade deal. The move sends a message to the US after President Donald Trump announced a series of protectionist trade measures.
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