Commissioner for EU Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş is fully committed to maintaining the European food aid scheme for the most deprived persons (MDP).
Commissioner for EU Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş had a two days visit to Finland, where he had meetings with the Finnish Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Jari Koskinen and with representatives of the agricultural producers and forest owners unions MTK and SLC. Travelling to North Karelia, the commissioner participated today at the second edition of the Koli Forum, dedicated to the management and development of natural resources and bioeconomy.
"The EU needs a more ambitious promotion policy for its agricultural products in terms of content, budget and management structures. A modern agriculture and modern food sectors call for a modern promotion policy. We need new tools and political choices have to be made", stated Commissioner Dacian Cioloş today, at the Informal Council of the EU Agricultural and Fisheries ministers organised in Wrocław, Poland, by the EU Polish Presidency.