TOWARDS A EU AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY POLICY. Brussels Rural Development Briefings ‘From Global Food Crisis to Local Food Insecurity’ 9/12/2009. Structure of the presentation. Current approach and overview of existing instruments Rationale of the proposed new policy
Brussels Rural Development Briefings
‘From Global Food Crisis to Local Food Insecurity’
Food Security is addressed by a set of complementary
Emergency and immediate post-emergency (Hum. Instr.)
Transition/supra-national and horizontal aspects (FSTP)
Geographical instruments - longer term (e.g. EDF/ENPI)
Food Facility to respond to the food prices crisis
Changes in the current international agriculture and food security context may require a coordinated EU response.
In view of the 2010 review of MDGs, the EU needs to reflect on how to continue supporting the progress towards achieving the MDGs targets
Challenges posed by climate change require a consistent policy response to focus investments and ensure that technologies, knowledge and capacity are accessible to farmers in developing countries.
It is timely to reflect on how the EU could best use its experience to support regional policies and strategic frameworks in agriculture and food security.
Access to Food
FoodQuality and appropriate utilisation of food