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Adottati on 21/01/2015
Riferimento: 
NAT/632-EESC-2014-00926-00-00-ac-tra
Sessione plenaria: 
504 -
Jan 20, 2015 Jan 21, 2015

 

Growing global demand for food and the financial investors' interest in the agricultural sector have led to large-scale acquisitions, also known as "land grabbing", of farming land all over the world. .

The aim of the opinion is to take stock of the land grabbing phenomenon in the EU, and to discuss its extent and various causes. The document should explain the implications of this process for the environment, jobs, the local population, rural life and food security. It focuses on large-scale acquisitions of agricultural land (including the associated bodies of water), which should be seen as a natural resource.

As 2014 has been designated as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) by the UN, the opinion will also contribute to the debate in this context.

EESC opinion: Land grabbing in Europe/family farming

Adottati on 25/04/2017
Riferimento: 
NAT/717-EESC-03013-00-00-AC-TRA
Sessione plenaria: 
530th -
Dec 06, 2017 Dec 07, 2017

This EESC opinion intends to look deeper into the merits and the consequences of the Commission's Action Plan for nature, people and the economy.

The Commission has developed an action plan to improve the implementation of the Nature Directives, their coherence with socio-economic objectives and engagement with national, regional and local authorities, stakeholders and citizens.

 

 

EESC opinion: An Action Plan for nature, people and the economy

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