The introduction of the Green Deal in agriculture can be tragic for European farmers and consumers.
The European Commission is already trying to build a narrative that the Member States will be fully responsible for the effects of the implementation of the New Green Deal, as they are responsible for the preparation of strategic plans.
At the same time, the demands formulated by the EU farmers and processors representation: Copa-Cogeca were not taken into account in the debate on the final shape.
That is why we came up with the initiative to build an international platform connecting farmers from the European Union countries.
Joint activities will be aimed at:
a) building a strong information platform for European agriculture
Farmers intend to speak for themselves, not allowing the public to reach only messages formulated by the European Commission.
b) efficiently informing consumers about the effects of implementing the New Green Deal in agriculture
c) organization of joint, transnational protests, conferences and happenings.
#EUnitedAgri is to become an effective tool of European farmers in the fight for the future of European farms, in the fight with the European Union.
As farmers, we see that the European Union is increasingly trying to interfere in decisions that should be taken at the national level. We intend to cooperate on a transnational basis to defend our interests.
Already, farmers from Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, Lithuania and Luxembourg have joined the platform. More countries are systematically joining.