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Next AGRI meetings - 2021

27-04-2021 - 18:03

In the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the President of the European Parliament announced a number of measures to contain the spread of epidemic and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities.

The meetings will be with remote participation for Members (being able to view and listen to proceedings, ask for the floor and intervene in the meeting). Other participants are invited to follow the meetings through webstreaming.

Following these decisions, the next AGRI Committee meetings will take place in Brussels via videoconference on:

  • 10 May 2021, 16.45-19.00 (in camera 18.00-19.00)
  • 21 May 2021, 9.00-9.15
  • 26 May 2021 - Cancelled -
  • 15 June 2021, 9.00-12.00 and 13.45-16.15 and 16.45-18.45

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2030 painted on a straight road crossing a countryside landscape with the horizon in the distance
07-05-2021 - 12:29

Members of the AGRI Committee are voting on a draft opinion - Rapporteur Mr Pär Holmgren (Greens /EFA) to ENVI on 8th EAP. AGRI Members have tabled overall 231 amendments. The Rapporteur has been able to produce 17 compromise amendments on Articles and 9 on Recitals.

Several persons wearing face masks and holding their hands stacked on top of each other
07-05-2021 - 12:24

AGRI will vote on MEP Álvaro Amaro Opinion to INTA on trade related aspects and implications of COVID-19. Through this vote, the Committee should highlight the socio-economic importance of European agriculture and agri-food. Members also stress the resilience of the sector towards a sharp economic downturn caused by the covid19 pandemic, and its critical contribution to EU exports and economic recovery.

Various words about agricultural products and trade around the main expression on geographical indication
04-05-2021 - 10:49

The EU quality policy aims at protecting the names of specific products to promote their unique characteristics, linked to their geographical origin as well as traditional know-how. The geographical indications recognition enables consumers to trust and distinguish quality products while also helping producers to market their products better.

A woman agronomist looking far away to the future in a field of blooming cultivated rapese
22-04-2021 - 15:16

DG AGRI and the Joint Research Center presented a study on the “Farmers of the future”. Based on 12 farmers’ profile, this study explores how a very diverse ecosystem of farms might look like in 2040.

farm animals in cages: duck, hen and pig
15-04-2021 - 12:07

The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, in association with the Committee on Petitions, jointly organised a public hearing on the European Citizens’ Initiative “End the Cage Age’’. The initiative was registered on 5 September 2018 and its result was submitted to the European Commission, after having gathered the support of almost 1.4 million signatories with the minimum threshold reached in 18 Member States.

Janusz Wojciechowski
15-04-2021 - 12:06

The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development held a debate with Mr Janusz Wojciechowski, Commissioner responsible for Agriculture, following the presentation of the Action Plan for the development of EU organic production as one of the main action of the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy.

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