Food producers and health workers are now among the most important actors to address the COVID19 crisis. Small-scale producers all over Europe are the ones who can ensure the resilience of their communities and countries. They are also among the most exposed and affected by the crisis. As the situation with COVID19 changes so quickly, ECVC decided to use this page to list information and updates gathered from its members and allies around Europe and beyond. The most recent will appear at the top:

 

3rd of April

 

Press Release by Uniterre on the re-opening of local markets in Switzerland

 

Press Release by FUGEA on the difficulties in the milk sector in Belgium

 

Press Release by Confédération Paysanne on the difficulties in the milk sector in France

 

Press Release by COAG on the difficulties of the goat milk producers in Spain

 

2nd of April

 

Collection of videos by COAG: farmers tell how they are affected by the closure of the local markets

 

Press Release by Confédération Paysanne on 2020 dividends

 

1st of April

 

Press Release by Confédération Paysanne on large-scale distribution

 

Press Release by Confédération Paysanne on the new PAC 2020

 

Press Release by Confédération Paysanne on new solidarity structures for food provisioning

 

27th of March

 

Press Release by ARI on urgent measures to support small-scale producers  and a more detailed analysis of demands based on the situation in Italy

 

Press Release by Ecoruralis on peasants’ actions and solutions in Romania

 

Press release by ÇİFTÇİ-SEN: To Avoid New Coronaviruses, Food Sovereign Right Now

 

Press release by Confédération paysanne on the importance to take urgent market measures  in different agricultural sectors in France and in the EU

 

26th of March

 

ECVC’s Press Release: Here and ready: the value of peasant agriculture in the context of COVID-19

 

Press release by Confédération paysanne and FNAB on food distribution alternatives in France during the pandemic crisis

 

Press release by Confédération Paysanne on labour rights in the French agricultural sector

 

ABL’s position on the impact of the COVID19 pandemic in the German milk sector

 

Press release by Sindicato Labrego Galego on Fiscal measures for farmers in Galicia

 

25th of March

 

#StayHomeButNotSilent – Via Campesina International’s Call for mobilisation for the 17 April in times of pandemic

 

Press release by ABL on the situation in Germany, including political demands

 

Video by the President of ARI requesting the Italian Government to take urgent measures in support of peasants.

 

24th of March

 

Press release by Confédération paysanne on the situation in France including political demands

 

 

Press release by SAT on the situation in Andalucia including political demands

 

23rd of March

 

Press release by COAG on the situation in the Spanish State including political demands

 

Press release by Confédération paysanne on the situation in France including political demands

 

20th of March

 

Open Letter by Confédération paysanne on the situation in France including political demands

 

Open Letter by CNA on the situation in Portugal including political demands

 

Press release by Uniterre on the situation in Switzerland including political demands

 

19th of March

 

Press release by ARI on the situation in Italy including political demands

 

Press release by FUGEA on the situation in Belgium including political demands

 

17th of March

 

Letter by ARI to Italian municipalities network in order to keep farmers’ markets open