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Towards a more productive and sustainable food system

Agricultural policy is contributing to food security and economic growth, with smart and digital agriculture holding huge potential for a more competitive EU farm sector

3rd July, 2016
Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

At global level, there is growing consensus on the importance of agricultural policy as a driver of development and growth.

“Both the G7 and G20 have made meetings of agricultural ministers a regular feature and the recent G7 agricultural ministers meeting set up a specific forum to track policy on agribusiness investment,” said Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development.

“In the European Union, our Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides the...

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