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Promoting climate action and improving access to private finance, among recommendations for rural Africa

At the High-level forum Africa-Europe 2018, the Task Force Rural Africa presented its recommendations for sustainable development and job creation in rural Africa. Established to advise on how best to develop Africa’s agriculture and food sectors and its rural economy, the Task Force proposed to improve access to private finance for small and...

Dairy market: biggest sale of skimmed milk power stock to date

Over 60,000 tonnes of skimmed milk powder stocks were sold on 13 December in the biggest sale since public tenders began in December 2016. Approximately three quarters of skimmed milk powder bought into public stock have now been carefully returned to the market. The latest EU reports on the dairy market published by the Milk Market Observatory...

EU-Japan trade agreement on track to enter into force in February 2019

The European Commission welcomes today's approval in the European Parliament of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement. The trade agreement negotiated by the Commission is the first ever to include an explicit reference to the Paris climate agreement. It will create an open trading zone...

Background brief - Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 17-18/12/2018

The Council meeting will take place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December 2018 in Brussels, starting on both days at 10.00. It will address both agricultural and fisheries matters, and be chaired by Elisabeth Köstinger, Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, who is responsible for agriculture, forestry, environment and water...

Proposals on the CAP beyond 2020: web stream of the Ag-Press session of 5 December

If you did not have the opportunity to watch our seminar live, you can still follow the session of 5th December here. Feel free to use the pannelists' intervention in the press material you will produce.

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