Pesticide-free zones, implemented in France since 1 January 2020, have angered winegrowers, who are losing a great deal of surface area, while civil society still considers them insufficient. EURACTIV France reports.
On 20 August, the European Commission approved grants worth 800 million euro for the restructuring and conversion of vineyards. Due to the reforms made to the common agricultural policy (CAP) introduced in 1999, Community aid was made available for 2000 and 2001.
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