European Commission President Juncker's "Investment plan for growth and jobs", an EU budget based investment initiative carried out by the European Investment Bank, is controversially among stakeholders throughout Europe as investment priorities, the scope of projects, governance, transparency and accountability issues remain unresolved.
This briefing explains the results of an opinion poll conducted by TNS Opinion in 8 countries on behalf of Friends of the Earth Europe. Europeans were asked about their habits and views in relation to locally produced food. The polling found that Europeans see a lot of benefits to buying locally produced food, but that there are problems which currently make it more difficult. Click here for an inforgraphic showing the main findings of the opinion poll.
This report presents an analysis of the planned spending of European Structural and Investment funds in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia for 2014-2020.