IP/14/452  16-04-2014 - Commission launches Milk Market Observatory 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 Commission A new European Milk Market Observatory is being launched today by European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Cioloş. In light of the end of the milk quota regime on 31 March 2015, the Observatory will strengthen the Commission’s capacity to...
MEMO/14/285  11-04-2014 - Preparation of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 14th April 2014 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 April 2014 The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of April 2014 will take place in Luxembourg on 14th April 2014. The Commission will be represented by Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş.
IP/14/397  09-04-2014 - New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries. 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable communities in Sub Saharan Africa, was announced today by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.
MEMO/14/273  09-04-2014 - 10 years of EU and FAO joint work on agriculture and food security 
European Commission - European Commission UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) MEMO Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Union and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have had a steadfast and generous partnership in promoting sustainable rural development to improve the lives of the poor for over ten years.
IP/14/377  04-04-2014 - Commission to recover €318 million of CAP expenditure from the Member States 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 4 April 2014 Commission A total of €318 million of EU agricultural policy funds, unduly spent by Member States, is being claimed back by the European Commission today under the so-called clearance of accounts procedure.
STATEMENT/14/96  02-04-2014 - Commission welcomes provisional Trilogue deal on EU Promotion of agricultural products 
European Commission - European Statement Brussels, 2 April 2014 Commission The European Commission welcomes the fact that a tentative trilogue agreement has been reached between the Commission, the Council and the European Parliament on EU Promotion policy last night, subject to the formal approval by the different institutions.
IP/14/334  26-03-2014 - Commission proposals for 1.30% Financial Discipline in 2015 budget 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 26 March 2014 Commission The European Commission has adopted a proposal on the application of the financial discipline mechanism for the CAP budget for the financial year 2015. In order to ensure that the market crisis reserve of €433 million is available in the 2015 budget,...
IP/14/312  25-03-2014 - Organics: Commission proposal for more and better 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 March 2014 The European Commission has published new proposals for a new Regulation on organic production and the labelling of organic products. Consumer and producer concerns are at the heart of this new proposal, which seeks to address shortcomings of the current system.
MEMO/14/215  25-03-2014 - Frequently asked questions: Commission proposals for new rules for organic farming 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 25 March 2014 What is organic production and how does it fit in the Common Agricultural Policy? Organic production is a system of farm management and food production that combines best environmental practices, a high level of biodiversity, the preservation of natural resources and the application...
IP/14/301  21-03-2014 - European Commission welcomes agreement reached between European and Chinese wine industries which will put an end to China's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy cases 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2014 European Commission The European and Chinese wine industries, respectively represented by CEEV and CADA, have reached an agreement which will lead to the termination of the Chinese investigations into European wine exports initiated in July 2013 and will provide the basis for technical cooperation...