Ministers will have an exchange of views on the Commission communication on “The Future of Food and Farming” focusing on the CAP added value, resources, objectives, subsidiarity in both pillars.
The Council will then be updated on the market situation in the main agricultural sectors, with a focus on sugar, milk and pig meat. Ministers will also be informed about international agricultural trade issues.
Amongst the other items on the agenda, will be:
- the Bulgarian presidency work programme
- Xylella fastidiosa
- 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture
The forthcoming elections of the FAO director general will be the theme of an informal lunch.