The countryside continues to mobilize and finalizes another large drive in Madrid, Spain to pressure the EU

Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 22, 2024

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Spanish farmers are staging protests in Algeciras, Valencia, and Madrid, organized by agricultural organizations Asaja, COAG, and UPA. They are demanding changes in European agricultural policies. The protests will culminate in a large tractor rally in Madrid, ending at the European institution's headquarters. Luis Planas, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has acknowledged the peaceful protests and stated that the upcoming Council of Agriculture Ministers of the European Union will discuss simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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The farmers' protests have concentrated this Thursday in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia, while they are already preparing another tractor-trailer in Madrid next Monday, which they expect to be massive, coinciding with the holding of a key Council of Ministers of the agricultural sector of the European Union . The call to demonstrate again in Madrid on Monday, February 26, has been made by the agricultural organizations Asaja, COAG and UPA, which are currently finalizing the operation, and will occur just a few days after the massive tractor-trailer that took over the capital this Wednesday, convened by the Union of Unions. Both Asaja, COAG and UPA consider the council of European agriculture ministers next week to be of great importance and demand that the Government of Spain lead within the European Union (EU) the changes in European agricultural policies demanded by the sector. . For this reason, the massive tractor rally in Madrid with which this wave of protests will end ...
Source: PEefeagro
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