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JRC: African Union – European Union science network brings evidence to agricultural policy

Two years on from its inception, the activities, achievements and way forward for the Pan African Network for Economic Analysis of Policies (PANAP) are presented today at the African Union (AU) – European Union (EU) agriculture ministerial conference.   Set up in 2019 to share knowledge and help inform agricultural policy with solid analysis,…

28-29/06/2021 - Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting: agenda highlights

Agenda highlights Agriculture Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy EU ministers will discuss the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. In the May Council meeting, ministers held a discussion on the reform. The meeting was held in parallel with interinstitutional negotiations between the Council and the Parliament. Progress was made in…

JRC: Improved yield outlook for EU winter crops

The June issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe - was published today, alongside the June edition of the Bulletins on North Africa and Ukraine, in the JRC MARS Bulletin global outlook series.   Yield forecasts for winter crops in EU revised further upwards At EU level, the yield forecasts for all winter crops and spring barley…

Commissioner Wojciechowski participates in the fourth ministerial conference on agriculture of the African Union and the European Union

Tomorrow, June 22, Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski will participate virtually in the Fourth Ministerial Conference on Agriculture of the African Union and the European Union, co-hosted by the African Union Commission and the European Commission. The conference will allow AU and EU agriculture ministers to exchange views and share best practices…

Forest fires: European Commission is stepping up its preparations for the forest fire season 2021

To be prepared for any large-scale wild fires this season, the European Commission has set up a strengthened European fleet of 11 firefighting planes and 6 helicopters hosted across Member States under the rescEU system. The Commission also issued guidelines to Member States to strengthen their fire prevention measures.   Commissioner for Crisis…