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Brussels: the Twenty-Seven on the verge of stress-free agricultural guidelines; ongoing farmers' protest

The agriculture ministers of the Twenty-Seven are discussing proposals on Monday in Brussels to simplify and loosen up the CAP, beneath strain from tons of of tractors parading within the Belgian capital. From daybreak, they need to be “at least several hundred” critics, “between 500 and 800”, to as soon as once more paralyze the European quarter, estimates the United Federation of Breeders and Farmers Groups (Fugea), the second Walloon agricultural union. 1er Already in February, greater than a thousand agricultural automobiles invaded the streets of Brussels on the sidelines of a European summit, making it the epicenter of the anger shaking the continent.

Alongside the primary Belgian organizations, delegations from Spain, Portugal and the highly effective Italian commerce union confederation Coldiretti are anticipated to repeat their calls for to the European Council.

Anxious to defuse discontent, member states demanded from the European Commission an unlimited mission of “simplification” guidelines of the frequent agricultural coverage (CAP). Brussels offered the primary avenues, which the ministers are inspecting on Monday: the obligations to keep up everlasting meadows ought to thus be relaxed this 12 months for breeders present process reconversion, in order that they don’t lose revenue.

Likewise, a tolerance can be granted to farmers not respecting the necessities of the CAP resulting from excessive climatic episodes. Finally, reporting necessities can be diminished and use of satellite tv for pc imagery would assist cut back “up to 50%” management visits.