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Profile of registrant

Landbrug & Fødevarer - Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Identification number in the register: 1634450483-86
Registration date: 09/10/08 08:55:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/09/14 09:01:25
The date of the last annual update was 15/09/14 09:01:25


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Landbrug & Fødevarer - Danish Agriculture and Food Council
Acronym: DAFC
Legal status: Association
Website address: http://www.lf.dk

Sections

Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Søren Gade
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Lone Saaby
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3 Axeltorv 
Copenhagen V 1609
DENMARK
Telephone number: (+45) 33 39 40 00
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Danish Agricultural Council
Mrs. Annette Toft

47-51 Rue du Luxembourg
B - 1050 Bruxelles

Tel: +32 22 30 27 05

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Landbrug & Fødevarer – Danish Agriculture and Food Council –is a private organization representing Danish farmers, producers and their cooperatives.
The membership of Landbrug & Fødevarer consist of local farmers' unions, industry organizations within the food sector, larger cooperative food companies and other related companies.
The objective of Landbrug & Fødevarer is to:
- represent and promote the interests of the farming and food industry, nationally and internationally
- strengthen the competitiveness of the sector
- build public understanding of the importance of the sector

Landbrug & Fødevarer's representative office in Brussels are involved in activities related to the objectives of the organization:
- following and influencing EU-policies and legislation
- establishing contacts within the European Commission and the European Parliament and other institutions
- building networks with other relevant organisations
- solving concrete commercial problems
- strengthening market access
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 12/07/14 10/07/15
Annette Toft 26/08/14 21/08/15
Jacob Ebenhardt Johansson 14/01/14 10/12/14
Steffen Hindhede Kristensen 26/08/14 21/02/15
Thomas Haahr 12/07/14 10/07/15

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The priority objective of Landbrug & Fødevarer continues to be to represent the interests of the farming and food industry and to strengthen the competitiveness of the sector

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




Landbrug & Fødevarer is a member:
- COPA/COGECA, the umbrella organisation for farming organisations and cooperatives, see www.copa-cogeca.eu
- Cooperatives Europe, see www.coopseurope.coop

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 200000  € - 250000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The estimate of cost is based on the costs of operating the representative office in Brussels. This office fulfills a number of tasks other than direct lobbying, including gathering of information, making analysis and reports, participating in European organizations and networks. The cost of direct lobbying activity is estimated to be a third of the total costs of the representative office.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.