Farm Europe organises a panel discussion on “CAP – Beyond the crisis, paving the way for a sustainable growth” under the patronnage of MEP Michel Dantin, with the participation of Commissioner Phil Hogan and MEP Paolo De Castro.
The EU-MERCOSUR Free Trade negotiations were launched by the end of 1995, more than 20 years ago. The stop and go pattern reached a high go point in 2004 when both the EU and the then 4 Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) got very close to concluding the deal.
This event will be an opportunity to better understand the potential risks and benefits of the new plant breeding techniques thanks to a direct discussion with well-known scientists. This event will shed light on the challenges in relation to the on going discussions around the future of plant improvements at European level and in EU Member States.