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EU Ministers Debate Future of Organic Agriculture

  • 9 Jun 11:13

EU agricultural leaders have discussed the future of organic farming, and how to solve problems in the industry. At an informal meeting of the Council of Ministers for Agriculture held on 1-2 June in Riga, the Latvian side, representing the Presidency of the EU Council, initiated the discussions on the situation regarding organic agriculture and its development in the European Union. The area of European land involved in organic farming has more than doubled since 2002, representing some six per cent of agricultural land in the region, which is six times the world average. The topic of the informal meeting was Sustainability, growth and consumers’ needs. Read more...