English contents



In the sections below, you will find English contents presenting different issues the French ministry for agriculture and food cares about.
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HEV certification

High environmental value (HEV) corresponds to the highest level of a more general scheme of environmental certification for farms.
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Agriculture takes center stage as COP22 begins in Morocco

COP21 resulted in an agreement on cutting atmospheric carbon. Now, COP22 will focus on how the world will adapt to climate change and mitigate its effects, especially in developing countries. The meeting is expected to have a greater focus on agriculture, and specifically on Africa. By Judith Schwartz.
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The High Council for Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas – CGAAER

The Conseil général de l'alimentation, de l'agriculture et des espaces ruraux (High Council for Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas – CGAAER) is a high level advisory body under the direct authority of the Minister in charge of Agriculture.
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The agroecology project in France

France is committed to changing production models in order to combine economic, social and environment high performance: this is the Agroecology Project. An ambitious public policy that involves all partners in the sector.
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The National Rural Network, a driver for rural areas

It is the role of the National Rural Network to act as a driver for rural areas. As a key tool in the development policy for rural areas, its core purpose is to highlight good practice and encourage innovative projects.
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The ministry in action

The core tasks of the ministry of agriculture, agrifood and forestry

COP21 : agriculture and forestry at the heart of the solution for the climate

From 30 November to 11 December 2015, France chairs and hosts the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11). The conference is crucial because the expected outcome is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C.
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