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AGRILIFE - Agriculture and life sciences in the economy

 

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Agriculture, food security and climate change are related areas facing challenges brought about by rapid advances in science and technology in the context of changing social, economic and environmental pressures.

The mission of the AGRILIFE Unit is to assess developments in the above fields and to provide customer-driven support to the EU’s policy-making process in the respective policy areas.

The AGRILIFE Unit is divided into three actions:

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (SUSTAG) Action
  • Support to Agricultural Trade and Market Policies (AGRITRADE) Action
  • New Technologies in Agriculture – their agronomic and socio-economic impact (AGRITECH) Action

SUSTAG

Sustainable
Agriculture and Rural Development

The aim of SUSTAG is to assess the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on European farming and rural areas, addressing sustainability of farming systems and rural development.

AGRITRADE

Support to Agricultural Trade and Market Policies

AGRITRADE provides Commission Services, in particular DG AGRI, with quantitative analysis of commodity markets and trade liberalisation processes.

AGRITECH

New Technologies in Agriculture – their agronomic and socio-economic impact

The aim of AGRITECH is to provide science-based support to the European Commission for policy making processes related to the introduction of new technologies at farm level.

 

 

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