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Agrifood 26-03-2020

Farmers warn of far-reaching COVID-19 effects on EU agriculture

A new report from farmers’ association COPA-COGECA outlines the multi-faceted ways in which COVID-19 is leaving its mark on the agricultural sector, from flower growers to meat producers.

Austria deports refused refugees in training and education

Refugees in Austria who are refused asylum are rigorously deported, even if they are halfway through their training or education. There are now appeals from the Austrian economy to Chancellor Kurz. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 31-08-2017

Farmers’ confidence rises everywhere except in Brexit-stricken UK

Farmers surveyed in 10 EU member states share a positive outlook on the future, except for the UK. British farmers' drop in confidence drives low investment levels, which in turn is negative for the sector's future.
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