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Organic compromise text supported by ‘vast majority’ of governments

By Timothy Maler
Published: 21 February 2017 04:22 PM

A compromise text that seeks to resolve the current stalemate on a revamp of EU organic sector rules has been supported by “the vast majority” of member states, despite some differences persisting, sources have said. […]

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‘Natura 2000’ implementation being hampered, say EU auditors

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 21 February 2017 03:56 PM

The EU ‘Natura 2000’ network is not being implemented to its full potential due to several shortcomings, such as insufficient cooperation between environmental and agricultural authorities, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). […]

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NFU calls on government to clarify plans for future UK agricultural policy

By Adam Sharpe
Published: 21 February 2017 03:48 PM

UK farmers have demanded clarity on the government’s future plans for support payments and the trading relationship with the EU, insisting that exiting the bloc without an agreement in place will be a “bad deal” […]

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EU compensates French farmers for avian flu losses

By Max Green
Published: 21 February 2017 03:25 PM

France is to receive more than €40 million in EU funding to help compensate farmers for losses linked to avian flu control measures taken last year.

While addressingthe immediate threat however, these measures did little to prevent a subsequentresurgence of the virus – […]

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La Unión Europea, una potencia mundial agroalimentaria en auge

COMERCIO AGROALIMENTACIÓN

Los intercambios de productos agroalimentarios mueven miles de millones de euros al año en la UE. De ellos, depende el sustento económico de muchas familias.

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Siete de cada 100 euros puestos en circulación en la Unión Europea (UE) para comprar o vender algún bien al resto del mundo corresponden al sector agroalimentario. […]

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Francia sacrificará 600.000 aves de las Landas por la gripe aviar

GRIPE AVIAR

Es el principal centro de producción de patos y gansos del país, donde quedan unos 600.000 ejemplares. El Gobierno justifica la acción porque el virus ha progresado “de este a oeste”

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El ministro francés de Agricultura, Stéphane Le Foll, […]

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Member states request report on GMOs and EU patent law in 2017

By Timothy Maler
Published: 21 February 2017 11:16 AM

EU member states have called on the European Commission to provide “further analyses” on the development and implications of EU patent law and biotech crops in a report later this year.
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La primera vuelta al mundo, con vino de Jerez

Expedición de Magallanes y Elcano

Los cinco galeones que hace casi 500 años salieron de Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Cádiz) para realizar la mayor hazaña náutica de la historia, la primera vuelta al mundo, iban cargados de 353 barriles y 417 botas de vino de Jerez. […]

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Disparition de Xavier Beulin Christiane Lambert présidente par intérim de la FNSEA

Vice-présidente de la FNSEA, Christiane Lambert assure la présidence par intérim de la FNSEA suite au décès de Xavier Beulin.
Suite au décès, dans la nuit du dimanche 19 février 2017, de Xavier Beulin, son leader charismatique, la FNSEA réunit ce mardi 21 février un bureau exceptionnel. […]

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EU, Japan aim to conclude FTA, with TPP shelved

By Timothy Maler
Published: 20 February 2017 05:05 PM

The European Commission expects to conclude a free trade deal with Japan by the end of the year, despite current difficulties during the so-called ‘end-game’ in negotiations.

EU Trade CommissionCecilia Malmström met with Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Fumio Kishida inBonn, […]

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Un homme coincé dans une empailleuse agricole à Pleyben

Un homme de 45 ans est coincé dans une empailleuse, au lieu-dit Tremargat à Pleyben (Finistère).
Les faits se sont déroulés vers 16 h 30. Un homme de 45 ans s’est fait happer la jambe par une empailleuse agricole (la machine utilisée pour faire les bottes de paille) : il est coincé […]

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Food, agriculture, nutrition aid requested for famine-hit South Sudan

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 20 February 2017 04:38 PM

UN agencies have declared an official famine in South Sudan, warning that nearly five million people in the country urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance.

The number of ‘food insecure’ people is set to rise to 5.5 million at theheight of this summer’s lean season if nothing is done to curb the severity andspread of the food crisis, […]

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Belgium gets green light to export pears to Brazil

By Paul Hutchison
Published: 20 February 2017 04:21 PM

Belgian pear growers will be able to export produce to Brazil starting from this year’s harvest, as the two countries have finalised the terms of a bilateral agreement struck late last month.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was agreed in January 27 and the sides have now agreed on the sanitary conditions required for the pears to be exported, […]

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Xavier Beulin : une logique de filière au service des agriculteurs

Président du premier syndicat agricole français depuis 2010, Xavier Beulin, décédé brusquement dimanche, à 58 ans, d’une crise cardiaque, avait hésité à briguer un troisième mandat lors du congrès du 28 mars prochain à Brest. Mais il s’y était résolu pour continuer à porter sa vision modernisée, avant tout économique, […]

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El éxito exportador de la industria agroalimentaria española: un 60% más que en 2009

INDUSTRIA ALIMENTACIÓN

La industria agroalimentaria española se ha volcado con el exterior y sus exportaciones viven un momento boyante desde el retroceso sufrido en 2009 que le ha permitido acumular seis años al alza, con una subida que roza el 60 %.

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Más de 25.400 millones de euros venden al exterior los fabricantes españoles de alimentos y bebidas, […]

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Commission updates avian flu rules for ‘high risk’ areas

By Max Green
Published: 20 February 2017 03:16 PM

The European Commission has updated its legislation on measures to prevent the spread of avian flu, warning that strict controls will likely be needed in ‘high risk’ areas for some time to come. […]

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Trade Focus: Inflation talk fails to hold brief grain price spike

By John Buckley
Published: 20 February 2017 02:06 PM

Chicago soft wheat futures hit another new 7½-month high last week while the Paris milling wheat market approached levels not bested since late 2015. 

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Décès de Xavier Beulin Multiplication des hommages dans l’ensemble du syndicalisme agricole

L’annonce par la FNSEA, dimanche 18 février 2017 en fin d’après-midi, du décès brutal de Xavier Beulin dans la nuit précédente suscite des réactions dans l’ensemble des sphères économiques, politiques et syndicales.
Dès dimanche soir et ce lundi, les hommages se multiplient au sein de la FNSEA, […]

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Indonesia challenges WTO ruling on meat import barriers

By Max Green
Published: 20 February 2017 01:11 PM

Indonesia has challenged a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against the varied measures it uses to curb imports of meat, livestock and horticultural products.

The WTO’sdispute settlements panel last year found fault with all 18 of the Indonesianimport barriers identified in cases
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Marruecos exhibe los avances de su estrategia pesquera

Halieutis 2020, plan para la pesca sostenible marroquí

Halieutis 2020, el plan del Gobierno marroquí enfocado en la explotación sostenible de los recursos y la promoción de los pescadores, el desarrollo de una pesca de calidad y la consolidación de la competitividad del sector a nivel internacional. […]