Timothy Spence in Luxembourg

Agrifood 25-06-2013

CAP talks show the ‘democratic deficit’ may be narrowing

During the last major reform of EU farm policy a decade ago, agricultural ministers held virtually unchecked power to make decisions on farming policy. This time around, the political wrestling match suggests decision-making is becoming less one-sided. EURACTIV reports from Luxembourg.  
Agrifood 24-06-2013

Police arrest protestors as EU agriculture talks begin

Three environmental demonstrators were detained on Monday (24 June) for breaching security at the Luxembourg building where EU agriculture and foreign ministers were preparing to meet. EURACTIV reports from Luxembourg.  
Agrifood 24-06-2013

Farmers, green groups line up in final push for CAP

EU farm ministers are meeting Monday (24 June) for their latest round of negotiations on the post-2013 Common Agricultural Policy, under pressure to hammer out an agreement in time for a parliamentary vote next month. EURACTIV reports from Luxembourg.