EU and FAO renew commitment to make agriculture more innovative and environmentally friendly
3 June 2020, Rome – Janusz Wojciechowski, the European Union Commissioner for Agriculture and FAO Director-GeneralQU Dongyu renewed their commitment today to work together to make agriculture more innovative and environmentally friendly, with the aim to create long-term positive impact for people and planet.
They agreed on the necessity for flexible agricultural policies that can address the specific needs of countries.
The Director-General noted that this was a good moment to promote digital agriculture, food system transformation and e-commerce, and that the EU and its members’ experiences on transforming and modernising agriculture through cooperation would be very valuable for this process.
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