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22-03-2021 08:57

Agriculture Minister in Brussels to attend Agriculture and Fisheries Councils

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Costas Kadis, travelled to Brussels yesterday to attend the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which will be held on 22-23 March 2021. The Agriculture and Fisheries Council will mainly discuss the fishing opportunities for 2021 with the aim to reach an agreement.

With regard to agriculture, the Council will debate the preparedness of phytosanitary measures to protect against plant pests threatening agriculture. Ministers will also discuss the preparation of the EU Forest Strategy post-2020 as well as the extraordinary measures to alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the wine sector.