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Farmers block the A35 motorway near Strasbourg, January 30, 2024.

MPs started inspecting the federal government's agricultural invoice on Wednesday, May 15, largely rejecting a movement to reject the environmental group which aimed to chop brief the debates. The movement was rejected by acquiring solely 84 votes, whereas 224 deputies voted towards.

Rewritten to answer farmers' winter anger, the federal government textual content intends to answer each “immense challenges” posed to this sector: the “demographic challenge”whereas, “within ten years, almost half of farm managers could retire” ; the problem of adapting to “great upheavals of the century”because the ” climate change “THE “biodiversity topics”THE “geopolitical risks”defined the Minister of Agriculture, Marc Fesneau.

MP Marie Pochon (Drôme, Europe Ecologie-Les Verts) defended her group's movement, castigating the “cracks” of the federal government, and a legislation pursuing the “beginning unraveling of environmental law rather than finally initiating the massive transition to organic farming, which was not even mentioned in the initial bill”.

La France insoumise (LFI), the socialists and the communists added their voices to these of the environmentalists. “In partnership with the management of the FNSEA, the only union that campaigns for the disappearance of its own members, you have set your course: that of the planned collapse of family farming for the benefit of agribusiness”castigated Loïc Prud'homme (Gironde, LFI).

“An inept law”

The president of the PCF group, André Chassaigne (Puy-de-Dôme) denounced the federal government's assist at no cost commerce agreements which “condemn our agriculture”whereas the socialist Dominique Potier (Meurthe-et-Moselle) criticized a legislation “inept”which doesn’t reply the central query of “land”whereas “in the next ten years” A “a third of the agricultural area of ​​our country will change hands”.

While opposing the movement, the National Rally mocked a “text which is distinguished by its emptiness” : “Nothing in this bill on unfair competition, nothing on overtranspositions [du droit français par rapport au droit européen]nothing on agricultural decline and especially nothing on remunerative prices » for farmers, criticized Grégoire de Fournas (Gironde). “Our vote against this rejection motion in no way prejudges the very negative opinion that we have on this bill and which, barring a miracle by then, will be expressed during the final vote”warned the deputy.

MP Francis Dubois (Corrèze, Les Républicains) strongly criticized the imaginative and prescient “dogmatic” environmentalists, hoping that the dialogue will assist enhance the invoice. Examination of the textual content is scheduled till May 22.

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