Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for the implementation of the agricultural and rural development policies of the Commission. The DG deals with all aspects of the common agricultural policy (CAP).

The main tasks of the DG are:

  • to ensure the competitiveness of the European agricultural sector without the use of overly high subsidies
  • environment, animal welfare, security and quality of products
  • preserving landscapes and developing rural areas
  • promotion of the European agricultural sector
  • promote and implement clear, transparent and solid financial policy
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 2070 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
22.01.2024  Use of crisis measures adopted pursuant to Articles 219 to 222 of the CMO Regulation.
Report com(2024)12
 
19.01.2024  EAGF expenditure Early Warning System No 11-12/2023.
Report com(2024)32
 
06.12.2023  Implementation of Article 45 of Regulation 1306/2013 on information measures relating to the common agricultural policy.
Report com(2023)767
 
24.11.2023  EAGF expenditure Early Warning System No 7-10/2023.
Report com(2023)759
 
23.11.2023  Summary of CAP Strategic Plans for 2023-2027: joint effort and collective ambition.
Report com(2023)707
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 366 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
06.09.2023  EU position in the International Sugar Council as regards the extension of the International Sugar Agreement, 1992.
Decision com(2023)511
 
14.08.2023  EU position in the Joint Committee EU-Iceland on the protection of geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs as regards the adoption of its rules ...
Decision com(2023)487
 
11.07.2023  EU position in the Council of Members of the International Olive Council (IOC) with respect to the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Agreement on ...
Decision com(2023)398
 
25.04.2023  EU position in the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).
Decision com(2023)213
 
27.03.2023  EU position in the International Grains Council with respect to the extension of the Grains Trade Convention, 1995.
Decision com(2023)172
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 1135 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
20.05.2022  Amendment of Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 as regards a measure to provide temporary support under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Regulation com(2022)242
 
09.11.2017  Authorisation of the opening of negotiations to amend the International Sugar Agreement, 1992.
Recommendation com(2017)656
 
02.10.2017  Authorisation of the European Commission to negotiate an Agreement with the CARIFORUM States to protect geographic indications.
Recommendation com(2017)557
 
29.08.2017  EU position in the International Organisation for Vine and Wine.
Decision com(2017)457
 
07.08.2017  EU position in the International Sugar Council as regards the extension of the International Sugar Agreement 1992.
Decision com(2017)416