government announcements open a new phase, judge the majority unions

government announcements open a new phase judge the majority unions

It is a new phase which is now opening with the latest announcements from the Prime Minister on agriculture, commented on Saturday April 27, the majority unions, the FNSEA and the Young Farmers (JA), who promise to be d ‘a ” extreme vigilance » to monitor their implementation.

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This Saturday, April 27, the French government made public measures “ complementary » in favor of farmers, in the hope of ending for good the crisis which caused exceptional blockages at the start of the year. Among these are the promised presentation “ may’s beginning » of the final version of the Écophyto pesticide reduction plan put on hold due to the agricultural crisis, new cash flow aid for farms, the acceleration of 100 water storage or irrigation projects, and a aid plan for three departments hit by weather crises (Eastern PyreneesAude, Hérault).

Vigilance »

As a result, two majority unions, the FNSEA and the Young Farmers (JA), “ now consider that the work phase following the mobilizations started in November 2023 is ending. The third phase of monitoring the concrete implementation of each of the measures now opens “, they underlined in a joint press release. The FNSEA and the JA assured that they would “ proof of vigilance ” on the “ rapid and complete realization » of these announcements. “ The texts must conform to the hopes raised and not fall short of the promises “, they warned.

Responsibility »

According to Matignon, the deputies must examine from Monday April 29, the agricultural orientation bill, revised after the crisis. With subjects such as training, hurdles or the revision of the scale of penalties in the event of harm to nature, it aims to accelerate the arrival of new generations farmers, relieved of certain environmental constraints. The unions are calling all parliamentarians to demonstrate responsibility to translate all of this progress into the laws currently being examined or to come “.

The Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal is traveling on Saturday with the Minister of Agriculture Marc Fesneau to Pirou, in Manche, where they visit a “whelk fair” and then a market garden.

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