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PPT: A Rural Agenda for the new Africa-Europe Alliance by TFRA - GFFA Berlin, 18/01/2019

In the framework of  the 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) held in Berlin on 17-18/01/2019, the chairman of the Task Force Rural Africa provided an overview of the work of the Task Force and presented the proposals and recommendations which were discussed with the participants.   The Task Force Rural Africas was set up by the...

Commissioners Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan attending the International Green Week in Berlin

Commissioners Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan, respectively in charge of Health and Food safety and of Agriculture, will both be attending the International Green Week in Berlin which gathers exhibitors from the food, agriculture and gardening sectors on 17-19 January. On Thursday, Commissioner Andriukaitis will start his visit in Germany by...

Promotion of EU agri-food products at home and abroad: Commission increases funding to €191.6 million

The European Commission has today launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products throughout the world and within the EU. A total of €191.6 million was allocated to promotion programmes in 2019, including €181.6 million for the co-financing of the programmes and another €10 million in case of market...

Dairy market: 80,000 tonnes of skimmed milk powder sold in biggest tender yet

A total of 80,424.05 tonnes of the skimmed milk powder bought into public stock by the Commission since 2015 were sold in the latest tender sale, bringing the remaining stock to around 22,000 tonnes out of the original 380,000 tonnes, stockpiled since the crisis that hit the dairy sector in 2015. In effect, almost 95 per cent of the original stock...

Publication of latest agri-food trade figures: record EU agri-food exports

The latest monthly agri-food trade report published today shows that EU agri-food export values reached a record high in October 2018. Valued at €13.1 billion, total exports were 2.9% above the previous highest level registered in March 2017. The monthly agri-food trade surplus stood at €3 billion – a 13% increase from October 2017, and the...

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