A tractor-trailer in Madrid, Spain, and a key meeting in the EU: This is how the third week of protests begins

Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 26, 2024

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Spain is in its third week of rural protests led by agricultural organizations Asaja, COAG and UPA, demanding changes in the Common Agricultural Policy, commercial exchanges with third countries, the Agri-Food Chain Law, and an agricultural insurance system. The protests are set to continue with further tractor marches planned, even as a key meeting takes place in Brussels. Meanwhile, a survey conducted from March to May is set to reveal the concerns of farmers regarding the new Common Agricultural Policy that has been in effect since January 1, 2023, with the first evaluation expected in the summer and a final one in the autumn.
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Spain begins a third week of rural protests on a Monday in which a key meeting will take place in Brussels - with the council of ministers of the sector that will look for solutions to relieve producers - and a hundred tractors and thousands of protesters who will occupy The center of madrid. They are convened by the agricultural organizations Asaja, COAG and UPA, which with this mobilization culminate the calendar of more than 40 events that have dotted the Spanish geography in recent weeks. They will access the capital from Arganda del Rey to the headquarters of the European Parliament and, on the Paseo de la Infanta Isabel and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the protesters will join on foot. From then on, the march will continue along Paseo del Prado, Paseo de Recoletos and Paseo de Castellana, in the central lanes of the south-north direction, until number 46 Paseo de la Castellana, where the Office in Spain of the European Parliament. A rally will take place ...
Source: PEefeagro
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