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2008/2066(INI) Situation and prospects of agriculture in mountainous regions

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead AGRI EBNER Michl (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Committee Opinion REGI BOURZAI Bernadette (icon: PSE PSE)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
RoP 54, RoP 54-p4

Events

2009/01/29
   EC - Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2008/10/17
   EC - Commission response to text adopted in plenary
Documents
2008/09/23
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2008/09/23
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Details

The European Parliament adopted by 487 votes to 73, with 54 abstentions, a resolution on the situation and outlook for hill and mountain farming.

The own initiative report had been tabled for consideration by Michl EBNER (EPP-ED, IT) on behalf of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

The resolution recalls that mountain areas account for 40% of Europe's total surface area and are home to 19% of Europe's population. These areas are, in many respects, 'disadvantaged' due to permanent natural handicaps, resulting in their gradual desertification and declining agricultural production. However, there are vast differences in the actions taken by Member States on mountain areas (particularly high mountains and highlands), which are based on purely sectoral rather than integral development.

Integrated strategy : Parliament calls for particular attention to be paid to mountain regions and urges the Commission to develop an integrated EU strategy for mountain areas within six months of the adoption of this resolution . It also calls for national action programmes containing specific implementation measures to be drawn up on this basis by arrangement with regional authorities and civil society representatives, with account to be taken of existing regional initiatives.

Multifunctionality : the resolution emphasises the role played by hill and mountain farming in production, in the cross-sectoral maintenance and utilisation of landscapes and as a multifunctional basis for other sectors of the economy and characteristic feature of traditional cultural landscapes and social fabrics. In this context, it calls for specific and greater account to be taken of the multifunctionality of mountain and hill farming in future CAP reforms by bringing the framework directives for rural development and national programmes into line with the role of mountain and hill farmers not only as producers but also as economic forerunners for other sectors.

Compensatory payments : Parliament emphasises that compensatory payments for mountain areas (in particular in highland and high mountain areas) should continue and that they should, in future, be exclusively geared towards offsetting permanent natural disadvantages and additional costs stemming from farming difficulties, that such payments are justified in the long term due to the lack of alternative production and that full decoupling would lead to a systematic reduction in activity affecting all sectors; emphasises that the needs of mountain areas cannot be met by rural development funding alone.

Proposed measures : according to MEPs, the strategy should:

provide more assistance for young farmers and equal opportunities for women and men and ensure that the demographic balance is maintained in those areas that often face problems arising from urban migration; ensure a high level of services of general economic interest, improve the accessibility and interconnection of mountain areas and provide the necessary infrastructure, particularly as regards passenger and freight transport, education, the knowledge-based economy and communication networks (including broadband access); provide special financial assistance for the dairy sector (dairy farmers and processors) and additional funds from the first pillar, in particular in the form of a dairy cow premium; establish additional per-hectare payments for organic farming and extensive grazing and provide support for investments in livestock facilities appropriate to the species; include measures to protect and promote regional and traditional products or their manufacturing procedures and their certification and to safeguard them from imitations; provide incentives for the protection and the sustainable use of mountain pastures, grassland, forests and other less favoured, sensitive areas in order to regenerate and re-grass them, protect them from erosion, promote rational management of water resources and combat unwelcome developments; establish repositories of indigenous genetic material from animal and plant species.

Climate change : Parliament emphasises the importance of a long-term forestry strategy that takes into account the effects of climate change, the natural life cycle and natural composition of the forest ecosystem, and creates prevention, response and compensatory mechanisms in crisis situations (e.g. storms and forest fires) and incentives for integrated forest management. It stresses the importance of the issue of water management in mountain areas and calls on the Commission to encourage local and regional authorities to develop a sense of solidarity between downstream and upstream users, including through appropriate funding to support the sustainable use of water resources in these areas. It also stresses that mountain areas are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change and calls on the Commission, the Member States and the competent regional and local authorities to promote the immediate implementation of measures to provide protection against natural disasters, in particular forest fires, in those regions. Parliament points out that thorough and comprehensive anti-erosion protection for soil, buildings and the conservation of aquifers must be provided as a constituent part of farming and forestry practice in order to minimise the risks of flooding and soil erosion and to prevent drought and forest fires and also for the purpose of increasing the supply of groundwater and surface water in the countryside.

Sustainable tourism : MEPs stress the significance of introducing an integrated approach to decision-making and administrative procedures such as regional planning, the licensing of construction projects and the refurbishment of dwellings by means of environmental, heritage and urban-planning practices, with a view to ensuring sustainable development in mountain areas.

The resolution recommends that the potential of mountain areas should be exploited in order to promote the comprehensive development of tourism and the use of innovation in land development and, to that end, encourages local, decentralised initiatives and cooperation between mountain areas. Lastly, it highlights the importance of the voluntary sector (especially mountain rescue, civil protection and charities) with regard to services and the cultural and natural heritage in the mountains and considers it to be necessary to invest in local, advanced training centres in agricultural economy for mountain areas, so as to train professionals with the ability to manage activities in a mountain environment, protect the land and develop agriculture.

Documents
2008/09/23
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2008/09/22
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2008/07/30
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading
Documents
2008/07/30
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary
Documents
2008/07/14
   EP - Vote in committee
Details

The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development adopted an own initiative report by Michl EBNER (EPP-ED, IT) on the situation and outlook for hill and mountain farming.

The report recalls that mountain areas account for 40% of Europe's total surface area and are home to 19% of Europe's population. These areas are, in many respects, 'disadvantaged' due to permanent natural handicaps, resulting in their gradual desertification and declining agricultural production. However, there are vast differences in the actions taken by Member States on mountain areas (particularly high mountains and highlands), which are based on purely sectoral rather than integral development.

The Committee on Agriculture calls for particular attention to be paid to mountain regions and urges the Commission to develop an integrated EU strategy for mountain areas within six months of the adoption of this resolution. It also calls for national action programmes containing specific implementation measures to be drawn up on this basis by arrangement with regional authorities and civil society representatives, with account to be taken of existing regional initiatives.

The report stresses the role played by hill and mountain farming in production, in the cross-sectoral maintenance and utilisation of landscapes and as a multifunctional basis for other sectors of the economy and characteristic feature of traditional cultural landscapes and social fabrics. In this context, MEPs call for specific and greater account to be taken of the multifunctionality of mountain and hill farming in future CAP reforms by bringing the framework directives for rural development and national programmes into line with the role of mountain and hill farmers.

The committee believes that compensatory payments for mountain areas (in particular in highland and high mountain areas) should continue, in future, to be exclusively geared towards offsetting permanent natural disadvantages and additional costs stemming from farming difficulties. In this respect, they emphasise that the needs of mountain areas cannot be met by rural development funding alone.

According to MEPs, the strategy should:

provide more assistance for young farmers and equal opportunities for women and men and ensure that the demographic balance is maintained in those areas that often face problems arising from urban migration; ensure a high level of services of general economic interest , improve the accessibility and interconnection of mountain areas and provide the necessary infrastructure, particularly as regards passenger and freight transport, education, the knowledge-based economy and communication networks (including broadband access); provide special financial assistance for the dairy sector (dairy farmers and processors) and additional funds from the first pillar, in particular in the form of a dairy cow premium; establish additional per-hectare payments for organic farming and extensive grazing and provide support for investments in livestock facilities appropriate to the species; include measures to protect and promote regional and traditional products or their manufacturing procedures and their certification and to safeguard them from imitations; provide incentives for the protection and the sustainable use of mountain pastures , grassland, forests and other less favoured, sensitive areas in order to regenerate and re-grass them, protect them from erosion, promote rational management of water resources and combat unwelcome developments; establish repositories of indigenous genetic material from animal and plant species.

The report emphasises the importance of a long-term forestry strategy that creates prevention, response and compensatory mechanisms in crisis situations (e.g. storms) and incentives for integrated forest management. With regards to water management , the Commission should encourage local and regional authorities to develop a sense of solidarity between downstream and upstream users, including through appropriate funding to support the sustainable use of water resources in mountain regions.

Stressing that mountain areas are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change, the report calls on the Commission, the Member States and the competent regional and local authorities to promote the immediate implementation of measures to provide protection against natural disasters . MEPs stress the need to ensure comprehensive anti-erosion protection for soil as well as to build and conserve aquifers in order to minimise the risks of flooding and soil erosion and to prevent drought and forest fires and also for the purpose of increasing the supply of groundwater and surface water in the countryside.

MEPs also stress the significance of introducing an integrated approach to decision-making and administrative procedures such as regional planning, the licensing of construction projects and the refurbishment of dwellings by means of environmental, heritage and urban-planning practices, with a view to ensuring sustainable development in mountain areas. The report recommends that the potential of mountain areas should be exploited in order to promote the comprehensive development of tourism and the use of innovation in land development.

Lastly, MEPs highlight the importance of the voluntary sector (especially mountain rescue, civil protection, charities) with regard to services and the cultural and natural heritage in the mountains. They consider it necessary to invest in local, advanced training centres in agricultural economy for mountain areas, so as to train professionals with the ability to manage activities in a mountain environment, protect the land and develop agriculture.

2008/06/26
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2008/06/12
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2008/05/08
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2008/04/08
   EP - BOURZAI Bernadette (PSE) appointed as rapporteur in REGI
2008/03/13
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
2007/12/18
   EP - EBNER Michl (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in AGRI

Documents

Votes

Rapport Ebner A6-0327/2008 - résolution #

2008/09/23 Outcome: +: 487, -: 73, 0: 54
IT DE PL ES FR RO HU EL BE GB BG PT AT LT IE NL FI SK SI LV EE LU MT CY CZ DK SE
Total
58
82
41
42
55
31
19
23
19
46
13
15
16
10
11
25
13
10
7
8
6
6
3
3
22
12
18
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242

Lithuania PPE-DE

1

Ireland PPE-DE

3

Estonia PPE-DE

For (1)

1

Luxembourg PPE-DE

3

Malta PPE-DE

For (1)

1

Cyprus PPE-DE

1
icon: PSE PSE
141

Lithuania PSE

For (1)

1

Ireland PSE

1

Finland PSE

2

Slovakia PSE

2

Slovenia PSE

For (1)

1

Estonia PSE

3

Luxembourg PSE

For (1)

1

Malta PSE

2

Czechia PSE

For (1)

1

Sweden PSE

Abstain (1)

5
icon: ALDE ALDE
80

Spain ALDE

1

Hungary ALDE

1

Ireland ALDE

For (1)

1

Slovenia ALDE

2

Latvia ALDE

1

Estonia ALDE

2

Luxembourg ALDE

For (1)

1

Cyprus ALDE

For (1)

1

Denmark ALDE

3

Sweden ALDE

For (1)

Against (1)

2
icon: UEN UEN
37

Lithuania UEN

2

Denmark UEN

Against (1)

1
icon: NI NI
23

Italy NI

2

Belgium NI

Abstain (1)

3

United Kingdom NI

Against (2)

4

Austria NI

2

Czechia NI

Against (1)

1
icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL
35

Spain GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

France GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

3

Portugal GUE/NGL

2

Ireland GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Netherlands GUE/NGL

2

Finland GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Cyprus GUE/NGL

Abstain (1)

1

Denmark GUE/NGL

1

Sweden GUE/NGL

2
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19

Greece IND/DEM

1

Ireland IND/DEM

For (1)

1

Netherlands IND/DEM

2

Czechia IND/DEM

Against (1)

1

Denmark IND/DEM

Against (1)

1

Sweden IND/DEM

2
icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE
37

Italy Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1

Spain Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1

Romania Verts/ALE

1

Belgium Verts/ALE

Against (1)

2

United Kingdom Verts/ALE

Against (1)

4

Austria Verts/ALE

2

Finland Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1

Latvia Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1

Luxembourg Verts/ALE

For (1)

1

Denmark Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1

Sweden Verts/ALE

Against (1)

1
AmendmentsDossier
153 2008/2066(INI)
2008/06/06 REGI 36 amendments...
source: PE-407.777
2008/06/12 AGRI 117 amendments...
source: PE-407.640

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  • date: 2008-07-14T00:00:00 type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading body: EP summary: The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development adopted an own initiative report by Michl EBNER (EPP-ED, IT) on the situation and outlook for hill and mountain farming. The report recalls that mountain areas account for 40% of Europe's total surface area and are home to 19% of Europe's population. These areas are, in many respects, 'disadvantaged' due to permanent natural handicaps, resulting in their gradual desertification and declining agricultural production. However, there are vast differences in the actions taken by Member States on mountain areas (particularly high mountains and highlands), which are based on purely sectoral rather than integral development. The Committee on Agriculture calls for particular attention to be paid to mountain regions and urges the Commission to develop an integrated EU strategy for mountain areas within six months of the adoption of this resolution. It also calls for national action programmes containing specific implementation measures to be drawn up on this basis by arrangement with regional authorities and civil society representatives, with account to be taken of existing regional initiatives. The report stresses the role played by hill and mountain farming in production, in the cross-sectoral maintenance and utilisation of landscapes and as a multifunctional basis for other sectors of the economy and characteristic feature of traditional cultural landscapes and social fabrics. In this context, MEPs call for specific and greater account to be taken of the multifunctionality of mountain and hill farming in future CAP reforms by bringing the framework directives for rural development and national programmes into line with the role of mountain and hill farmers. The committee believes that compensatory payments for mountain areas (in particular in highland and high mountain areas) should continue, in future, to be exclusively geared towards offsetting permanent natural disadvantages and additional costs stemming from farming difficulties. In this respect, they emphasise that the needs of mountain areas cannot be met by rural development funding alone. According to MEPs, the strategy should: provide more assistance for young farmers and equal opportunities for women and men and ensure that the demographic balance is maintained in those areas that often face problems arising from urban migration; ensure a high level of services of general economic interest , improve the accessibility and interconnection of mountain areas and provide the necessary infrastructure, particularly as regards passenger and freight transport, education, the knowledge-based economy and communication networks (including broadband access); provide special financial assistance for the dairy sector (dairy farmers and processors) and additional funds from the first pillar, in particular in the form of a dairy cow premium; establish additional per-hectare payments for organic farming and extensive grazing and provide support for investments in livestock facilities appropriate to the species; include measures to protect and promote regional and traditional products or their manufacturing procedures and their certification and to safeguard them from imitations; provide incentives for the protection and the sustainable use of mountain pastures , grassland, forests and other less favoured, sensitive areas in order to regenerate and re-grass them, protect them from erosion, promote rational management of water resources and combat unwelcome developments; establish repositories of indigenous genetic material from animal and plant species. The report emphasises the importance of a long-term forestry strategy that creates prevention, response and compensatory mechanisms in crisis situations (e.g. storms) and incentives for integrated forest management. With regards to water management , the Commission should encourage local and regional authorities to develop a sense of solidarity between downstream and upstream users, including through appropriate funding to support the sustainable use of water resources in mountain regions. Stressing that mountain areas are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change, the report calls on the Commission, the Member States and the competent regional and local authorities to promote the immediate implementation of measures to provide protection against natural disasters . MEPs stress the need to ensure comprehensive anti-erosion protection for soil as well as to build and conserve aquifers in order to minimise the risks of flooding and soil erosion and to prevent drought and forest fires and also for the purpose of increasing the supply of groundwater and surface water in the countryside. MEPs also stress the significance of introducing an integrated approach to decision-making and administrative procedures such as regional planning, the licensing of construction projects and the refurbishment of dwellings by means of environmental, heritage and urban-planning practices, with a view to ensuring sustainable development in mountain areas. The report recommends that the potential of mountain areas should be exploited in order to promote the comprehensive development of tourism and the use of innovation in land development. Lastly, MEPs highlight the importance of the voluntary sector (especially mountain rescue, civil protection, charities) with regard to services and the cultural and natural heritage in the mountains. They consider it necessary to invest in local, advanced training centres in agricultural economy for mountain areas, so as to train professionals with the ability to manage activities in a mountain environment, protect the land and develop agriculture.
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  • date: 2008-09-22T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20080922&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-09-23T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=15409&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2008-09-23T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-438 title: T6-0438/2008 summary: The European Parliament adopted by 487 votes to 73, with 54 abstentions, a resolution on the situation and outlook for hill and mountain farming. The own initiative report had been tabled for consideration by Michl EBNER (EPP-ED, IT) on behalf of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. The resolution recalls that mountain areas account for 40% of Europe's total surface area and are home to 19% of Europe's population. These areas are, in many respects, 'disadvantaged' due to permanent natural handicaps, resulting in their gradual desertification and declining agricultural production. However, there are vast differences in the actions taken by Member States on mountain areas (particularly high mountains and highlands), which are based on purely sectoral rather than integral development. Integrated strategy : Parliament calls for particular attention to be paid to mountain regions and urges the Commission to develop an integrated EU strategy for mountain areas within six months of the adoption of this resolution . It also calls for national action programmes containing specific implementation measures to be drawn up on this basis by arrangement with regional authorities and civil society representatives, with account to be taken of existing regional initiatives. Multifunctionality : the resolution emphasises the role played by hill and mountain farming in production, in the cross-sectoral maintenance and utilisation of landscapes and as a multifunctional basis for other sectors of the economy and characteristic feature of traditional cultural landscapes and social fabrics. In this context, it calls for specific and greater account to be taken of the multifunctionality of mountain and hill farming in future CAP reforms by bringing the framework directives for rural development and national programmes into line with the role of mountain and hill farmers not only as producers but also as economic forerunners for other sectors. Compensatory payments : Parliament emphasises that compensatory payments for mountain areas (in particular in highland and high mountain areas) should continue and that they should, in future, be exclusively geared towards offsetting permanent natural disadvantages and additional costs stemming from farming difficulties, that such payments are justified in the long term due to the lack of alternative production and that full decoupling would lead to a systematic reduction in activity affecting all sectors; emphasises that the needs of mountain areas cannot be met by rural development funding alone. Proposed measures : according to MEPs, the strategy should: provide more assistance for young farmers and equal opportunities for women and men and ensure that the demographic balance is maintained in those areas that often face problems arising from urban migration; ensure a high level of services of general economic interest, improve the accessibility and interconnection of mountain areas and provide the necessary infrastructure, particularly as regards passenger and freight transport, education, the knowledge-based economy and communication networks (including broadband access); provide special financial assistance for the dairy sector (dairy farmers and processors) and additional funds from the first pillar, in particular in the form of a dairy cow premium; establish additional per-hectare payments for organic farming and extensive grazing and provide support for investments in livestock facilities appropriate to the species; include measures to protect and promote regional and traditional products or their manufacturing procedures and their certification and to safeguard them from imitations; provide incentives for the protection and the sustainable use of mountain pastures, grassland, forests and other less favoured, sensitive areas in order to regenerate and re-grass them, protect them from erosion, promote rational management of water resources and combat unwelcome developments; establish repositories of indigenous genetic material from animal and plant species. Climate change : Parliament emphasises the importance of a long-term forestry strategy that takes into account the effects of climate change, the natural life cycle and natural composition of the forest ecosystem, and creates prevention, response and compensatory mechanisms in crisis situations (e.g. storms and forest fires) and incentives for integrated forest management. It stresses the importance of the issue of water management in mountain areas and calls on the Commission to encourage local and regional authorities to develop a sense of solidarity between downstream and upstream users, including through appropriate funding to support the sustainable use of water resources in these areas. It also stresses that mountain areas are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change and calls on the Commission, the Member States and the competent regional and local authorities to promote the immediate implementation of measures to provide protection against natural disasters, in particular forest fires, in those regions. Parliament points out that thorough and comprehensive anti-erosion protection for soil, buildings and the conservation of aquifers must be provided as a constituent part of farming and forestry practice in order to minimise the risks of flooding and soil erosion and to prevent drought and forest fires and also for the purpose of increasing the supply of groundwater and surface water in the countryside. Sustainable tourism : MEPs stress the significance of introducing an integrated approach to decision-making and administrative procedures such as regional planning, the licensing of construction projects and the refurbishment of dwellings by means of environmental, heritage and urban-planning practices, with a view to ensuring sustainable development in mountain areas. The resolution recommends that the potential of mountain areas should be exploited in order to promote the comprehensive development of tourism and the use of innovation in land development and, to that end, encourages local, decentralised initiatives and cooperation between mountain areas. Lastly, it highlights the importance of the voluntary sector (especially mountain rescue, civil protection and charities) with regard to services and the cultural and natural heritage in the mountains and considers it to be necessary to invest in local, advanced training centres in agricultural economy for mountain areas, so as to train professionals with the ability to manage activities in a mountain environment, protect the land and develop agriculture.
  • date: 2008-09-23T00:00:00 type: End of procedure in Parliament body: EP
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  • body: EC dg: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/agriculture/ title: Agriculture and Rural Development commissioner: FISCHER BOEL Mariann
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  • 3.10.01 Agricultural structures and holdings, farmers
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  • date: 2008-03-13T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: True committee: AGRI date: 2007-12-18T00:00:00 committee_full: Agriculture and Rural Development rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: EBNER Michl body: EP responsible: False committee: REGI date: 2008-04-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Regional Development rapporteur: group: PSE name: BOURZAI Bernadette
  • date: 2008-07-14T00:00:00 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: True committee: AGRI date: 2007-12-18T00:00:00 committee_full: Agriculture and Rural Development rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: EBNER Michl body: EP responsible: False committee: REGI date: 2008-04-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Regional Development rapporteur: group: PSE name: BOURZAI Bernadette type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2008-07-30T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2008-327&language=EN type: Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading title: A6-0327/2008 body: EP type: Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading
  • date: 2008-09-22T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20080922&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2008-09-23T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=15409&l=en type: Results of vote in Parliament title: Results of vote in Parliament url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2008-438 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading title: T6-0438/2008 body: EP type: Results of vote in Parliament
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  • body: EP responsible: True committee: AGRI date: 2007-12-18T00:00:00 committee_full: Agriculture and Rural Development rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: EBNER Michl
  • body: EP responsible: False committee: REGI date: 2008-04-08T00:00:00 committee_full: Regional Development rapporteur: group: PSE name: BOURZAI Bernadette
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  • body: EC dg: url: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/agriculture/ title: Agriculture and Rural Development commissioner: FISCHER BOEL Mariann
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Situation and prospects of agriculture in mountainous regions
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