"La tradition, aujourd'hui, c'est la dimension la plus importante de la modernité", a insisté le Commissaire à l'Agriculture et au Développement durable, Dacian Cioloş, lors de la visite du Salon du goût, à Turin (Italie), les 21 et 22 octobre.
The European Commission today decided to add the name of a traditional smoked mountain sheep cheese "Ovčí salašnícky údený syr" to the list of "traditional specialities guaranteed" (TSG) following an application from Slovakia.
"I am convinced that as long as small farms are in a position to market their production and contribute to maintaining landscapes and the vitality of rural areas, then they must be supported" stated Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş in his speech closing the seminar "Semi-subsistence farming in the EU: current situation and future prospects" organized by DG AGRI in Sibiu, Romania: Programme
Integration of the Roma community: participation, partnership, responsibility
The European Commission has added two names of agricultural products and foodstuffs to the Register of Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Indications (PGI)
Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş visited Romania between 13-15 October, holding a series of meetings and debates on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy with representatives of the agricultural organisations and members of the agriculture committees in the Romanian Parliament.
Food aid plans submitted by Member States for the 2011 Aid for the Needy Scheme were voted in the Single CMO Management Committee. Next year 20 Member States will use the scheme – with the Czech Republic participating for the first time.
Commissioner Dacian Cioloș visited Ireland on Friday 1 October, holding a series of meetings with stakeholders and members of the Parliament Joint Agriculture Committee.