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Commission launches e-consultation on family farming


The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on the role of family farming with a view to identifying key challenges and priorities for the future. Contributions will feed the preparations of the European conference "Family farming: A dialogue towards more sustainable and resilient farming in Europe and the world" scheduled for 29 November 2013, in the context of the declaration of 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming by the United Nations. All citizens, organizations and public authorities interested are welcome to contribute to this consultation which will be open till 10 October. More information is available at