The European Commission will allocate €200.9 million in 2020 to fund promotion activities for EU agri-food products at home and abroad. The 2020 promotion policy work programme adopted by the Commission outlines the main priorities for support. EU policy on the promotion of agri-food products is designed to help the sector take advantage of the expanding and increasingly dynamic global agri-food market, raise awareness on quality schemes including organic produce and help producers should they face market disturbances.
Update: the minutes of the meeting, including the minutes of the coordinators’ meeting are now available
Agenda items concern digital, food & drink and internal market policies.
On 9 November 2019, significant progress was made towards the establishment of African Geographical Indications (GIs). The Consultative Committee for the Continental strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa set an action plan for 2020, reaffirming their commitment to the development of GIs in Africa.
Original Title: La Commission approuve une nouvelle appellation d’origine protégée d’Espagne.