STATEMENT/17/688  21-03-2017 - Joint statement by Vice-President Katainen, Commissioner Hogan and Commissioner Vella on World Water Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 March 2017 On World Water Day the European Commission promotes innovative water reuse, which is good for jobs, farms and the environment. On 22 March 2017, we celebrate World Water Day. We celebrate water.
IP/17/627  17-03-2017 - EU imports of organic products from Norway and Iceland to resume 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2017 Organic products from Norway and Iceland including Norwegian organic salmon, can again be imported to the European Union and duly marketed as abiding by the EU's organic rules following the incorporation of the relevant regulations into the agreement on the European...
IP/17/629  16-03-2017 - EU support scheme helps to reduce milk production 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 March 2017 Nearly 44 000 farmers from across the EU have applied for support from the EU for agreeing to voluntarily reduce their production of milk by nearly 852 000t in the last quarter of 2016.
IP/17/526  13-03-2017 - Simpler rules and more support for fruit and vegetable producers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 March 2017 European fruit and vegetable producer organisations will benefit from simpler rules, reduced administrative burden and greater financial support in times of crisis thanks to new rules adopted today by the European Commission.
IP/17/339  27-02-2017 - Trade agreements boost EU agri-food sector 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 February 2017 Trade agreements can help increase sales and support jobs in the EU agri-food sector, a new study shows. Trade agreements have helped to boost EU agricultural exports and have supported jobs in the agri-food sector and other sectors of the economy,...
MEMO/17/340  27-02-2017 - Trade agreements boost EU agri-food exports 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 February 2017 Questions and Answers What are the key findings of the study for the EU economy and exports? The study provides evidence that trade agreements have helped to boost agricultural exports and have supported jobs in the agri-food sector as well as...
AC/17/208  07-02-2017 - Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 2 February 2017 The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy, to provide input as we modernise and simplify it to take into account today's social, political, environmental and economic challenges.
IP/17/187  02-02-2017 - The European Commission launches public consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 February 2017 Modernising and simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), one of the European Union's longstanding policies, will allow it to better respond to today's social, political, environmental and economic challenges.
IP/17/128  23-01-2017 - Earthquakes in Italy: Commission increases support to affected farming communities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 January 2017 The European Commission is further mobilising the instruments at its disposal to provide relief to the farming communities affected by the recent earthquakes in Italy by allowing greater flexibility in the implementation of several measures with immediate financial effect.
STATEMENT/17/66  13-01-2017 - The reopening of the American market for French beef: declaration by European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 13 January 2017 The United States have announced the lifting of the ban on imports of beef from France. The Commission welcomes this decision, which represents a new stage in the reopening of a market which has been closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)...