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    Platforms and networks - Agriculture and rural development

    20 Feb 2015 -
    by theme or sector. Horizontal - New relationships between rural areas and agriculture in Europe (ERANET) - Information and Communication Technologies and Robotics for Sustainable Agriculture (ERANET) - Organic Food and Farming Systems (ERANET) (ETP) Livestock – Animal breeding (ETP) – Global animal Health (ETP) - Animal Health and Welfare (ERANET) - Emerging and Major Infectious Livestock Diseases
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    Cereals, oilseeds and protein crops, rice - Agriculture and rur...

    20 Feb 2015 -
    into the  and EU policy is limited to two main areas: intervention and trade measures.   Intervention Buying-in cereals and rice to public storage – known as "intervention" - was introduced to protect farmers from low market prices. Today, it is used only in cases of real necessity, providing an authentic safety-net for farmers.   Trade About 15% of the EU's wheat crop is exported annually, while
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    European Innovation Partnership "Agricultural productivity and ...

    20 Feb 2015 -
    competitive and sustainable farming and forestry that 'achieve more and better from less. It contributes to ensuring a steady supply of food, feed and biomaterials, developing its work in harmony with the essential natural resources on which farming and forestry depend.   Different types of available funding sources can help get an agricultural innovation project started, such as the European Rural
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    Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) - Agriculture and rural de...

    19 Feb 2015 -
    the total agricultural production. The methodology applied aims to provide representative data along three dimensions: region, economic size and type of farming. After their validation, aggregated yearly data are made available in the online public database, and analyses and reports based on FADN data are published on the FADN website.   Some of the latest publications based on FADN data Short economic
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    PowerPoint Presentation

    18 Feb 2015 -
    2014), Italy (2-2014), Latvia (1-2015) • Council of Ministers meetings • Special Committee on Agriculture • Working Party on Foodstuff Quality (Organic Farming) 5 Greek Presidency First meetings of the Working Party on Foodstuff Quality (Organic Farming) Technical work started with a first reading of the text: presentation by the Commission and reactions from Member States 6 Italian Presidency
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    Policy development - European Commission

    18 Feb 2015 -
    available in further EU official languages   Policy development Legislative proposal for a reviewed legislation on organic farming On 24 March 2014 the European Commission adopted the legislative proposals for a new Regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products. It aims at adjusting the EU legislation to the current situation in the EU organic market, which has quadrupled in size
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    Promotion of EU farm products - Agriculture and rural developme...

    17 Feb 2015 -
    Agriculture and rural development Language en Promotional measures Promotional measures Promotion of EU farm products European Union farm products are unique in their quality and diversity. In an open global market, merely producing excellent food and drink is not enough By explaining to consumers the standards and the quality of what EU agriculture puts on the table, EU promotional programmes can
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    press-summary-13-02-2015_en

    13 Feb 2015 -
    better management of soil (8% of farmland), the promotion of organic farming, the creation of new jobs (nearly 2 000) and the development of rural areas and businesses. More than 130 000 people will be trained. They include farmers, land managers, food industry actors, forest holders and the staff of rural SMEs. Their professional skills will be upgraded. They will also be encouraged to diversify their
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    press-summary-13-02-2015_en

    13 Feb 2015 -
    conversion to organic farming and the development of existing organic farms, with the aim of having at least 2 700 ha of farmland under organic farming. The programme will support the development and implementation of 34 Local Action Groups, covering around 65% of the rural population. This LEADER approach is expected to create at least 200 new jobs in rural areas. An additional 140 new jobs will be
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    factsheet_en

    13 Feb 2015 -
    measures in budgetary terms with over half of the RDP budget allocated (total public funding): ? 18% (€ 182 million) for support for environmental ? 16% (€ 163 million) for investments into improvi agricultural holdings; ? 9% (€ 90 million) for LEADER local development; ? 8% (€ 78 million) for organic farming; ? 7% (€ 67 million) for investments intoiculturalprocessing products. 4 Annex 1: