The food consumption of Spain increases in 2018

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Act, Luis Planas, presented this Monday, at the headquarters of the Ministry, the data of the Report on Food Consumption in Spain 2018, which gives us an overview of the eating behavior of people residents in our country, both inside and outside the home.

Food waste in Spanish households increased in 2018

Según los datos recogidos en el Panel de cuantificación del desperdicio alimentario en los hogares, del Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, los hogares españoles desperdiciaron entre enero y diciembre de 2018 un total de 1.339 millones de kg/l. de alimentos y bebidas, lo que supone un incremento del 8,9% con respecto al año anterior, es decir, 109 millones de kg/l más.

The "Innovation Excellence Awards for Rural Women" will include fishing activity

The Ministry published on Wednesday in the Official Gazette the regulatory bases for the "Excellence in Innovation for rural women" awards, thus incorporating the fishing sector into its recipients,

More than 326 mill. € for agricultural, livestock, food and rural development programs

Of these funds, 104.1 million euros are allocated to finance the 2014 - 2020 Rural Development Programs.

The "green architecture" of the post2020 CAP will offer new opportunities

The congress "The green architecture of the CAP post 2020. Deepening in eco-schemes", organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has been closed last Friday in Zafra (Badajoz), with the participation of more than 170 participants of 16 Member States.

The Ministry organizes a congress to discuss the CAP post-2020

The Secretary General of Agriculture and Food, Fernando Miranda,…

Bruno Rodrigues de Oliveira, new EMEA Head of Operations

Bruno Miguel Rodrigues de Oliveira has recently joined Planasa as new EMEA Head of Operations.

Upa: "In the countryside there are many victims that could be avoided"

The prevention of occupational risks, accidents at work and occupational diseases is still a pending issue in the Spanish primary sector. UPA concludes its biggest awareness campaign on prevention in the field with funding from the State Foundation for the Prevention of Occupational Risks, F.S.P.
Paisaje agrícola, cultivos. Imagen: Dave Dyet / FreeImages

The evaluation of agricultural product promotion programs begins

The European Commission has started the process of evaluating the programs presented for the promotion of agricultural products in the EU and outside the EU by 2020, after the official call deadline ended last week.

ALAS chooses its government team, presided by Pedro Gallardo

The General Assembly of the Association ALAS (Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture), meeting last April 1 in Madrid, we chose the new team to lead the actions of the Alliance in the coming years.