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This conference was the culmination of the public debate on the future of the CAP which was launched by Commissioner Ciolos in early 2010. Read in particular the summary report on the public consultation (PDF) and listen to the views of the civil society groups represented at the conference.
30 July 2010
This is the official version of the agreement between the EU and Latin American banana exporters on the future EU trade regime for bananas, which brought to an end the longest-running trade dispute in WTO history. It sets out the agreed tariff schedule for bananas in the future. ACP banana exporters have expressed concern at the further erosion of the value of their preferential access.
5 July 2010
European Parliament Resolution of 18 May 2010 on the EU Policy Coherence for Development and the "Official Development Assistance plus" concept, 2010
20 May 2010
The third annual report monitoring the EU's commitment to increase aid for trade to €2 billion annually by 2010 has a particular focus on measuring aid effectiveness.
21 April 2010
This document, produced jointly by the UK Department for International Development and Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, provides an overview of the current global food security situation and reviews the international and EU responses since the 2008 food crisis to help improve global food security and sustainable agriculture for both the short and longer term.
4 April 2010
European Commission DG Development published two communications on tackling hunger in developing countries
The press release announcing two Commission policy frameworks, one on humanitarian assistance and the other a policy framework to assist developing countries improve their food security, with links to both documents.
31 March 2010