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French farmers resume their actions while waiting for Attal and Macron

France
Regulation & Compliances
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 22, 2024

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The Prime Minister is set to detail a new agricultural bill in a press conference, focusing on food sovereignty and government measures. The announcement comes amid farmers' protests over low prices and blockades on the A62 motorway. The government's plan to replace the French tool (Nodu) with the European indicator has been contested by environmental NGOs and the Confédération paysanne. The Prime Minister will also launch a parliamentary mission to propose changes to the Egalim law and declare all agricultural sectors as 'jobs in shortage'.
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The Prime Minister will hold a press conference at 9 a.m. to detail the “main orientations” of a new agricultural bill, in which he intends to include the “objective of food sovereignty”, and explain “monitoring and execution” government measures presented on February 1. He will also return to commercial negotiations between producers, distributors and industrialists, and to compliance with the Egalim laws, supposed to guarantee decent remuneration to farmers, which were the subject of a monitoring committee on Tuesday around four ministers. As a reminder of the start of the movement, some 70 km of the A62 motorway are closed to traffic between Agen and Montauban due to a farmers' blockade. And heavy-handed actions regularly attack supermarkets or, like Tuesday evening near Vesoul, against the global milk giant Lactalis, whose 20,000 liter tanker truck was blocked by farmers who wanted to redistribute the milk. , to complain about the prices they say are too low paid to breeders. ...
Source: TerreNet
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