INFORMAL AGRICULTURE COUNCIL 11-13 SEPTEMBER

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INFORMAL AGRICULTURE COUNCIL 11-13 SEPTEMBER
09 Sep 2016

INFORMAL AGRICULTURE COUNCIL 11-13 SEPTEMBER

Brussels Daily

Informal Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries, Bratislava, 11 September – 13 September 2016 

The meeting will be chaired by Gabriela Matečná, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, who will welcome the agriculture ministers, representatives of the European Commission and European Parliament and a number of prominent guests.

The agenda of the ministers on Tuesday 13 September is focused on ‘Strengthening of the farmers’ position in the food supply chain’. “The aim is to discuss all aspects that have an impact on the farmers’ position in the food supply chain”, Minister Matečná said. The invitation has also been accepted by the chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament, Mr C. A. Siekierski.  The discussion panel will consist of three parts – the organisation of agriculture producers and vertical cooperation in the food supply chain, market transparency and sufficient distribution of margins in the food supply chain and unfair trade practices.

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