‘Climate services’ provided through tools, standards and products can deliver climate information and valuable knowledge that will help businesses to face climate variability and change. Climate services play therefore an important role for society and adaptation of the economy to climate change.
The aim of the event is to communicate the need to have a new CAP more focused on supporting quality products and to highlight the great diversity and high quality of EU agriculture.
Speakers include Tom Tynan, member of the cabinet of EU Commissioner Phil Hogan, Dr Tzvetan Dimitrov, Deputy Minister – Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Bulgaria and Peter Giortz-Carlsen Tzvetan, Executive Vice President Europe, Arla Foods.
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) will publish a briefing paper “Future of the CAP” on Monday 19 March 2018 at 11h30.
The EU-funded S2BIOM project has provided key data to help policymakers, SMEs and industrial partners make sustainably sound decisions when sourcing non-food lignocellulosic biomass (dry plant matter). An easily accessible database of collated information and easy-to-use IT tools enable stakeholders to search for available types of non-food biomass across European regions.
The agenda includes items in energy & climate and environment, food & drink and health and transport policy.