The agriculture sector holds a lot of power within the European Union, receiving around one-third of the bloc’s total budget.

But, amid rising production costs and lower incomes, farmers have been voicing their frustrations on streets across the EU over the past few months. These protests have resulted in promises for more funding and loosened rules from both the EU and individual countries.

Earlier this month, Carbon Brief travelled to Amsterdam and Brussels to discuss these issues as part of a reporting trip organised by Clean Energy Wire, an EU-focused news service for climate and energy journalists. 

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