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Next AGRI meetings: 15-16 July 2015

29-05-2015 - 11:08

Wednesday 15 July, 9.00 - 12.30 and 15.00 - 18.30
Thursday 16 July, 9.00 - 12.30
Meeting room Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 3G3, European Parliament, Brussels

You can watch our meetings on the European Parliament website via the link below.

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Cloning: joint vote AGRI-ENVI on the Commission proposal

15-06-2015 - 15:37
Cloning of animals kept for farming purposes

On 17 June, ENVI and AGRI Members voted on a joint draft report on the Commission proposal aimed at banning the use of the cloning technique in the EU for farm animals and the placing on the market of clones.
172 amendments have been tabled, including 36 tabled by the co-rapporteurs, Renate Sommer (ENVI) and Giulia Moi (AGRI).          

Competition rules and agriculture: debate with Commissioners Vestager and Hogan

12-06-2015 - 11:11
Competition debate - AGRI with Comissioners Verstager and Hogan

Commissioners responsible for competition, Margrethe Vestager, and agriculture, Phil Hogan debated draft Commission competition guidelines for the agriculture sector with AGRI Members in an extraordinary Committee meeting in Strasbourg on 8 June. As part of the CAP reform the Parliament had asked the Commission to establish such guidelines for the implementation of competition rules to agriculture with a view to ensuring a uniform application of these rules across Member States.The AGRI Committee has contributed in written to the public consultation on these guidelines.

Latest study requested by the Committee:

09-06-2015 - 10:13
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Extent of Farmland Grabbing in the EU

This study looks at the rise of large-scale land deals, 'land grabbing', in the EU. It finds significant evidence that farmland grabbing is under way in the EU today. It discusses a number of the drivers of farmland grabbing in the EU and examines the impacts of farmland grabbing for European food security and food sovereignty, rural employment and vitality, and environmental sustainability. It argues that farmland grabbing, especially when connected to other burning European land issues, calls for a reform of European land governance.

Agriculture priorities of the Latvian Presidency

14-01-2015 - 11:24
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Latvian Agriculture Minister Jānis Dūklavs presented the priorities of the EU Presidency for the first half of 2015 during the AGRI meeting of 21 January at 15.00 (room JAN 4Q1 Brussels). This was also an opportunity for the Presidency and AGRI Members to react to the Commission's draft work programme for 2015 which recommended to the co-legislators to conclude negotiations on the organic farming legislation within 6 months and to put on hold the school schemes proposal pending a new evaluation.

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Ban not just animal cloning, but cloned food, feed and imports too, say MEPs

ENVI AGRI 17-06-2015 - 17:22

A draft law to ban the cloning of all farm animals, their descendants and products derived from them, including imports, in the EU was voted by the Environment and Agriculture committees on Wednesday. MEPs beefed up the European Commission’s initial proposal, citing high mortality rates at all development stages of cloning and EU citizens’ animal welfare and ethical concerns. (Skaityti daugiau)


Animal health law: Agriculture Committee backs informal deal with the Council

AGRI 17-06-2015 - 11:48

An informal deal on the wording of draft EU law on transmissible animal diseases, negotiated by MEPs, the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Ministers and the European Commission, was backed by the Agriculture Committee on Wednesday. The law will merge and update many scattered items of old legislation, so as to help prevent and halt new outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever and keep pace with scientific progress. (Skaityti daugiau)


Transmissible animal diseases: MEPs and ministers strike informal deal

AGRI 01-06-2015 - 18:46

Measures to prevent and treat animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever were informally agreed by MEPs, the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Ministers and the European Commission on Monday. The draft EU law, on diseases that are transmissible among animals and potentially to humans too, will merge and update many scattered items of old legislation, so as to help prevent and halt new outbreaks and keep pace with scientific progress. (Skaityti daugiau)

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17-06-2015 - 16:14
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Czesław Adam Siekierski - Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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