About: farm aid

Agrifood 27-02-2016

Scuffle at Paris farm show signals tense EU talks ahead

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.
Agrifood 25-02-2016

Commission says ready to back help for livestock farmers

The EU's agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan said on Thursday (25 February) he was ready to work with France to take further steps to help struggling livestock farmers after weeks of protests by farmers over low prices in the European Union's biggest agricultural economy.
Agrifood 07-09-2015

EU throws lifeline to farmers as protests bring Brussels to a standstill

The European Commission has unlocked €500 million in aid to farmers hit by falling prices and a ban on exports to Russia, as angry protestors took the streets of Brussels.
Agrifood 26-08-2015

EU stockpiling does little to resolve agricultural crisis

French farming unions want a higher price for pork and milk, but the European Commission is instead exploring new markets to compensate for declining consumption in the EU. EURACTIV France reports.
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Agrifood 03-09-2014

EU pledges support for farmers following Russian food ban

The European Commission confirmed on Wednesday it will provide an additional €30 million of EU funding for CAP promotion programmes starting in 2015, on top of the €60 million that is foreseen annually in the CAP budget. The new measures are aimed at alleviating the impact of Russian ban on importing certain EU agricultural products.
Trade & Society 15-09-2010

EU trade chief hopes to reach Mercosur deal by mid-2011

The European Union hopes to reach an accord with South American trade bloc Mercosur by mid-2011 as negotiators iron out details on tough issues such as farm aid and intellectual property, the EU's trade chief Karel De Gucht said yesterday (14 September).

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