MEASURES & IMPACTS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS: PROVISIONAL DEAL ON EU RECOVERY PACKAGE
In the first weeks of November, several EU countries have adopted recovery plans for coping with COVID-19-related impacts on the agriculture sectors. In Denmark, the large-scale culling of mink potentially infected with a COVID-19 mutation dominated the headlines for several days. At European level, Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal on a EU recovery package for farmers, food producers and rural areas that should boost their resilience. On November 16, Hungary and Poland blocked the approval of the EU seven-year budget as both countries continued to oppose the rule of law mechanism attached to the EU funds.
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