Mr Manservisi’s visit to Cuba will also launch agreements for projects in food security, energy and climate change, economic modernisation, and regional culture.
The annual meeting of the European Salt Producers Association (EUsalt) brings together its General Assembly with an opportunity to exchange insights and best practices on how to ensure sustainability in the salt industry. This year, the event is enriched with a special note as it marks the 15th anniversary of the organisation.
Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its implementation requires a cross-policy approach by the EU and its member states. Earlier this year, the Commission published a reflection paper “Towards an ever more sustainable Union by 2030,” to which the conclusions are a response.
The Fund for European Aid to the most Deprived (FEAD) contributes to Member States’ approaches to alleviating poverty, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. But it still mainly funds food support and does not always target the most extreme forms of poverty. Its function as a bridge towards social inclusion still has to be demonstrated, the EU auditors stress.
A report presented today jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds that around 113 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity in 2018, compared to 124 million in 2017.