AGENDA AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF 17 MAY

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AGENDA AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF 17 MAY
13 May 2016

AGENDA AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF 17 MAY

Brussels Daily

 Meeting information

Agenda highlights below

Animal welfare

The Council will discuss the issue of animal welfare, focusing on the results of the recent Eurobarometer survey on animal welfare and on the establishment of the EU platform on animal welfare. The latter was already discussed by the Council in February 2016.

Agriculture and climate

Ministers will then have an exchange of views on the relation between agriculture and the climate, in the light of the outcome of the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015. Discussion will focus in particular on the role of agriculture in mitigating climate change, the relation between climate mitigation and adaptation, and the possible contribution of agriculture to the transition to a bio-economy.

Market situation

Ministers will also be updated on the market situation and the implementation of the measures set out in the presidency conclusions on ‘Market situation and support measures’.

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