Agriculture and food security

To meet the needs of the world’s growing population and taking into account changing consumption patterns, natural resources scarcity and the impact of climate change, food production must be increased in an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable way.

EUSCP provides independent scientific and technical advice and support to EU policies such as the Common Agricultural Policy, the Common Fisheries Policy, and new initiatives such as the Bioeconomy.

EUSCP supports the European agriculture and food security policies through its monitoring and economic analysis of agricultural resources and farm systems.

We explore, for example, alternative scenarios for sustainable agriculture. In contribution to global food security,

EUSCP examines the competitiveness of the European agro-food sector, and helps to promote the European agriculture sector in world trade.

Main topics belonging to agriculture and food security

* Agricultural markets and international trade
* Agricultural monitoring
* Agricultural technological innovation
* Crop yield forecasting
* Farming in the EU
* Fisheries and Aquaculture
* Forestry
* Global food security
* Rural development
* Sustainable food production and consumption
* Food waste recycling