Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 15 July 2019

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Publication Date 15/07/2019
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A meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council was held on 15 July 2019. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Presentation of the programme of the rotating presidency in the area of agriculture and fisheries;
  • Exchange of views on the environmental and climate-related aspects of the post-2020 CAP reform package;
  • Briefing on the final report of the High-Level Group on Sugar;
  • Briefing by the European Commission on the results of the free trade negotiations between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur;
  • Under AoB, ministers were informed about:
    • state of play of African swine fever;
    • animal welfare during transport;
    • plant protection products and pest management;
    • outcome of the third EU-African Union agriculture ministerial conference;
    • BIOEAST initiative;
    • situation in the rice sector.
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