The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council met in Luxembourg, to address the main proposals for reforming the Common Fisheries Policy.
The Council reached a general compromise on the reform of the basic provisions of the Common Fisheries Policy and of the rules regarding the organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products.
This video shows how Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) can drive green growth in local fishing communities. The Sotavento FLAG in Portugal has helped local actors in Olhão to use the European Fisheries Fund to capitalise on the environmental assets of their fisheries area and create new economically viable activities.
The Agriculture & Fisheries Council will meet in Luxembourg on 12 June, to address fisheries matters only. It will be chaired by Mrs Mette Gjerskov, Danish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries....
Greenland and the EU share mutual concerns, both of a global nature, such as climate change, ageing society and the financial crisis, and specifically related to the Arctic and the opportunities and challenges that the region poses.