AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
DEVCO - DG International Cooperation and Development
EAC - DG Education and Culture
GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
ENV - DG Environment
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
SANTE - DG Health and Food Safety
HOME - DG Migration and Home Affairs
CLIMA - DG Climate Action
CNECT - DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
The Group's role will be
- To provide expertise, advice and possible recommendations in relation to enhancing the role of the EU agrifood and agroindustrial sector in the job-creating economic, sustainable development of the African continent.
- To identify means to accelerate economic impact through fostering responsible EU private investment in support of African agriculture, agri-business and agroindustries in a sustainable way, taking into account existing cooperation frameworks (in particular the EIP, the SB4A, the Abidjan Action Plan, and other types of development assistance, trade and investment agreements and instruments, cooperation in multilateral fora).
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
The group shall examine and provide advice on how to strenghten the partnership with Africa in food and farming