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Speech: G20 Agriculture Minister's Meeting Press Statement by Commissioner Wojciechowski

1.    As the world gradually emerges from the COVID19 pandemic, I was delighted that I was able to meet and discuss in person with my fellow G20 Agriculture Ministers. With many of them it was our first opportunity to meet after almost two years.   2.    With the three days of meetings behind us, I am very glad to observe that this G20 meeting…

JRC MARS Bulletin: Crop monitoringin Europe - Diminishing yield outlook in southern Europe | Positive outlook for grain-maize in France, Germany and Poland

JRC MARS Bulletin: Crop monitoringin Europe - September 2021 Diminishing yield outlook in southern Europe | Positive outlook for grain-maize in France, Germany and Poland   At EU level, changes to the yield forecasts for most summer crops – except green maize - are revised slightly downwards, though remain above the 5-year average. Downward…

Joint EU-US Press Release on the Global Methane Pledge

The European Union and the United States announced today the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow. President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged countries at the US-led Major Economies Forum on…

STATE OF THE UNION: Strengthening Europe’s soul

President Ursula von der Leyen delivered today her second State of the Union address in the European Parliament. The President put the focus of her speech on Europe’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis and on what the European Union needs to do for a lasting recovery delivering benefits to all - from health preparedness, to the social dimension…

1st Regional Workshop of the Smart Rural 21 Project (online event)

This workshop will present the outcomes of the Smart Rural 21 project as well as smart village approaches and solutions, with particular focus on prosperous and resilient rural communities, regenerative agriculture & farm-to-fork strategy.   The event is organised by the Smart Rural 21 project team in collaboration with Ostoja Natury (Tomaszy…