CDG explained

An overview of civil dialogue groups, explaining their role, composition, and tasks.

Common agricultural policy

The civil dialogue group on the common agricultural policy maintains a regular dialogue on all matters relating to the CAP.

Quality and promotion

The civil dialogue group on quality and promotion meets on quality-related issues and the promotion of EU agri-food products.

Organic farming

The civil dialogue group on organic farming provides acts as a forum on the organic sector and how it relates to CAP and other policies.

Environment and climate change

The civil dialogue group on environment and climate change gathers various interest groups to discuss the management of natural resources and the climate.

Income support and greening

The civil dialogue group on income support and greening maintains a regular dialogue on CAP direct payments and relevant green measures.

Rural development

The civil dialogue group on rural development supports the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of rural development policy.

International aspects of agriculture

The civil dialogue group on international aspects of agriculture discusses the international trade of agricultural commodities and food products.

Animal products

The civil dialogue group on animal products represents five sectors: beef and veal, pigmeat, poultrymeat and eggs, sheepmeat and goatmeat, and beekeeping.

Milk

The civil dialogue group on milk exchanges views on policies affecting the EU dairy chain.

Forestry and cork

The civil dialogue group on forestry and cork meets to discuss the implementation of the EU forest strategy and other forest-relevant policies.

Wine

The civil dialogue group on wine contributes in identifying solutions for the sustainable development of a competitive European wine sector.

Arable crops

The civil dialogue group on arable crops comprises of organisations relating to cereals, sugar, rice, and other important crops.

Horticulture, olives and spirits

The group on horticulture, olives and spirits discusses fruit and vegetables, ornamental plants, olives and derived products, and spirit drinks.