114 NGOs call for major review of EU food & farming policy

CAP needs root-and-branch change

114 leading environmental, health, and social NGOs are calling on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to initiate an in-depth review of food production and consumption in Europe by conducting a Fitness Check of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Read the letter from 114 NGOs to European Commisison President Jean-Claude Juncker


Read the EEB press statement

NGO signatories in alphabetical order (this list will continue to be updated as further NGOs add their names to the call):

  1. AirClim
  2. ACT Alliance EU
  3. Action Aid
  4. An Taisce
  5. ARC2020
  6. Arche Noah
  7. Asociación de apicultores de la Comunidad de Madrid (Apiscam)
  8. Asociación RedMontañas
  9. Asociación Trashumancia y Naturaleza
  10. Association of Italian Chiropractors
  11. Associazione Italiana per l'Agricoltura Biologica
  12. Austrian Caving Association (Verband österreichischer Höhlenforscher)
  13. Austrian Green Farmers Association
  14. Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination
  15. BirdLife Austria
  16. BirdLife Cyprus
  17. BirdLife Europe
  18. Brot fuer die Welt
  19. Brinzal
  20. Bulgaria in Europe
  21. Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds
  22. BUND (Friends of the Earth Germany)
  23. Centrul de Consultanta Ecologica Galati
  24. CEEweb for Biodiversity
  25. Centre for Sustainable Alternatives
  26. Clean Air Action Group
  27. Coastwatch
  28. Compassion in World Farming
  29. Confederación en Defensa de la Abeja en la Cornisa Cantábrica CODACC
  30. Czech Society for Ornithology
  31. Danish Ecological Council
  32. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening
  33. Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V.  (Environmental Action Germany)
  34. DNR (Deutscher Naturschutzring, German League for Nature and Environment)
  35. Ecologistas en Acción
  36. European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP)
  37. Estonian Society for Nature Conservation
  38. Eurogroup for Animals
  39. EuroNatur
  41. Europe and We - Bulgaria
  42. European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare)
  43. European Central Council of Homeopaths
  44. European Environmental Bureau
  45. European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD)
  46. European Heart Network (EHN)
  47. European Institute of Women’s Health
  48. European Public Health Alliance
  49. EU-Umweltbüro
  50. Federación de Asociaciones de Apicultores de Cantabria FACC
  51. Fédération Inter-Environnement Wallonie
  52. Federation of environmental organizations of Cyprus
  53. Federation SEPANSO Aquitaine
  54. FERN
  55. Foro Asturias Sostenible

  56. France Nature Environnement
  57. France Nature Environnement Provence-Alpes-Côtes d'Azur
  58. FRAPNA, Federation Rhone-Alpes de Protection de la Nature
  59. Friends of the Earth Europe
  60. Fundatia ADEPT Transilvania
  61. GEOTA
  62. Green Action Association (Zöld Akció Egyesület)
  63. GREEN BALKANS - Federation of Nature Conservation NGOs
  64. Greenpeace
  65. Health Equalities Group
  66. HOS/BirdLife Greece
  67. Iniciativa Comunales
  68. IOGT-NTO
  69. Justice and Environment
  70. L'Associazione Medici per l'Ambiente - ISDE Italia
  71. Latvian Fund for Nature
  72. Latvian Ornithological Society
  73. Legambiente Onlus
  74. Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (LPO)
  75. Lipu - BirdLife Italy
  76. Lithuanian Ornithological Society
  77. LPN - Liga para a Protecção da Natureza
  78. MME/BirdLife Hungary 
  79. Natagora
  80. Naturefriends International
  81. Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU)
  82. natur&emwelt
  83. Natuurpunt
  84. Naturefriends Greece
  85. New Water Culture Foundation (FNCA)
  86. OTOP
  87. PAN Italy
  88. QUERCUS, National Association for Nature Conservation (PORTUGAL)
  89. Raptor Protection of Slovakia
  90. Rhodope Mountains without Borders
  91. Rural Platform for Slovakia
  92. Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems
  93. SEO/BirdLife
  94. Sindicato Labrego Galego
  95. Slow Food
  96. Slow Food Youth Network
  97. Smoke Free Partnership
  98. Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves
  99. SOL – People for solidarity, ecology and lifestyle, Austria
  100. SOS/BirdLife Slovakia
  101. Spanish Council of Land Stewardship
  102. Suomen luonnonsuojeluliitto – The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation
  103. Sustainable Food Trust
  104. Sustainable Water Network (SWAN)
  105. Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
  106. The Danish Society for Nature Conservation / Danmarks Naturfredningsforening
  107. Unión Nacional de Asociaciones de Caza (UNAC)
  108. Vereniging Natuurmonumenten
  109. Vereniging Nederlands Cultuurlandschap
  110. Via Campesina Austria
  111. Vier Pfoten
  112. Vogelbescherming Nederland
  113. Welthaus Diözese Graz-Seckau
  114. WWF

For more info, please contact:

Philippa NUTTALL JONES Communications Manager

Tel: +32 (0) 2289 13 09

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