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Agriculture & Food

The Agriculture and Food Committee identifies and provides representation at the European level on issues which have an agriculture and food (agro-food) perspective including the Farm to Fork Strategy. It seeks to influence key EU decision-makers to ensure that legislation is created and implemented fairly and adopts a collaborative approach between authorities, civil society, academics and the private sector. 

Committee priorities:

Agriculture & Food

 

Cultivating a sustainable and productive European agriculture
Current issues
  • Risk assessment, management, and communication in the agro-food sector
  • The importance of innovation in the future of agriculture policy
  • The transition towards more sustainable food systems
  • Discriminatory taxation in the agro-food sector
  • Sustainability aspects of international trade in agricultural products
Sectors represented
  • Food retailers
  • Seed breeders
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotech
  • Animal health supplies
  • Agricultural products sector

Working documents

11 May 2018
AGF - Infographic on "Cultivating a sustainable and productive European agriculture"