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6th September 2010 – The Forum for the Future of Agriculture’s meeting in Moscow has raised many important issues. These have included the necessity to build a greater understanding between the EU and Russia on agricultural policy and the need to establish closer links. In addition, leaders have been asked to work together and find… » read more

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On the 6th September over 150 delegates are expected to attend the year’s second Regional Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Moscow. Important political leaders such as former EU Agriculture Commissioner, Franz Fischler, and Paolo De Castro (Chairman of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee), will join Russian Minister of Agriculture Elena Skrynnik, and President… » read more

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Blogactiv was able to speak to Ariel Brunner, Chief Policy Officer at Birdlife International, at the 3rd Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels. He discusses the changes he believes are required in CAP policy and agricultural policy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/66GroJCWmLA” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Xavier Bourgeois, young farmer and a member of Agribrussels explains some of the issues facing farmers in Europe. European citizens are uninterested in supporting European Bio and Green farmers, making their purchases based only on cost rather than the more ecologically-friendly choices available through local farms. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/5l4_ZSNBWbU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Annemiek Canjels, Senior Advisor, EU Public Affairs, Limburg (NL), spoke to Blogactiv about farmers’ rights and changes to the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/QFdnqmbRYXo” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Daniel Puglisi, Communications Officer for the European Council of Young Farmers, spoke to Blogactiv about the role of young people in farming. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/sjoyhyzFbBs” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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