Farm structure survey 2013 - While area used for agriculture remained stable, over 1 out of 4 farms disappeared between 2003 and 2013 in the EU - Almost a third of holding managers aged 65 or over European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 26 November 2015 In the European Union (EU), there were 10.8 million farms in 2013 working 174.6 million hectares of land (the utilised agricultural area). Between 2003 and 2013, slightly more than 4 million holdings disappeared in the EU, while the total area used for...
Commissioners J. Hahn and V. Adriukaitis and EEAS Deputy Secretary General H. Schmid in Tbilisi for the sixth Informal Eastern Partnership Dialogue European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 November 2015 Johannes Hahn, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Helga Schmid, engaging in exchanges with their counterparts on 26th of November in Tbilisi Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety and Helga Schmid,...
Paris climate conference: historic opportunity to avoid dangerous climate change European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 November 2015 The European Commission today presented its position and objectives ahead of the United Nations climate change conference in Paris on 30 November – 11 December.
European Commission announces new Pan Africa Action Plan projects - Press release European Commission Brussels, 25 November 2015 The European Commission today announces new projects as part of the Pan Africa Action Plan. The European Commission has announced nearly €150 million for nine projects to support governance and human rights, as well as innovation and learning throughout the African...
European Commission to increase humanitarian support to education for children in emergencies - Press release European Commission Brussels, 25 November 2015 More children to benefit from education in emergency situations. The European Commission is set to increase in 2016 its humanitarian funding for education in emergencies to 4% of the EU's overall humanitarian budget.