Europe numbers one million agricultural employers who provide work to over 7 million workers. With 15 million farm holdings, in which over 40 million people work, the agriculture sector makes a vital contribution to healthy nutrition, and still plays a key role in the economic, environmental and social policies in Europe. EFFAT activities in the agriculture sector include promoting a sustainable Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), safeguarding employment and fair pay in rural areas, and further developing social dialogue in order to improve working conditions in this sector.

Call for an updated and stronger EU Forest Strategy

Call for an updated and stronger EU Forest Strategy

Acknowledging the report from the European Commission on progress in the implementation of the Forest Strategy the undersigned organizations, representing forest owners, managers, contractors and the forest-based industry, call on the European Commission, Parliament...

Agriculture events

May 08
SSDC Agriculture Working Group
Albert Borschette Congress Center - 36 Rue Froissart, 1040 Etterbeek


Apr 24
ETUC Steering Committee
Brussels - Boulevard Roi Albert 2 5
Apr 29
EFFAT Domestic workers meeting
European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture and Tourism - 130A Avenue Louise, 1050 Bruxelles
Apr 30
EFFAT Womens’ Committee
EESC - Room JDE/60 Rue Belliard 99, 1040


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