Food for Thought: joint declaration from a new agri-food chain coalition
The group of 11 leading EU-level associations, including FoodDrinkEurope, presented their joint declaration, entitled: 'Food for Thought: A Vision for unlocking the potential of agriculture and food industries in the EU', at a reception on 23 September 2014 in the European Parliament hosted by influential MEPs from across the political spectrum. Specifically, the joint vision calls for:
You can read this joint declaration here.
- Fostering agricultural and food chain research to sustain innovation;
- Promoting the creation and protection of jobs in the agri-food sector;
- Taking into account the social, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability in every EU policy measure;
- Supporting the role of Chief Scientific Adviser both at EU and national level.