The secondary effect of the common agricultural policy (CAP) on African agriculture is a source of concern for MEPs. In recent years exports of powdered milk have soared, threatening the African dairy sector. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Europe’s dairy farmers gathered in front of the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (26 October) to demand measures to improve their income security in the face of recurring crises in the sector.
French President François Hollande was met with jeers from angry farmers at the start of the annual Paris agricultural show on Saturday (27 February), pushing the issue on the agenda of an EU leaders meeting next week.