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Professionals from Peru and Colombia receive training on new export requirements to the USA

Peru and Colombia prepare to meet new export requirements to the US Thus, 59 professionals from both countries have been trained in compliance with the rules of the FSMA Act, which regulates the export of processed products to the United States, through a training program in which the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation Agriculture (IICA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) collaborate.
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Germany accounts for almost half of the contributions made to the public consultation on the CAP

Germany is the EU country most involved in the public consultation process on the CAP, which took place between 2th February and 2th May, with 47% of the almost 323,000 contributions. A fact that has been given to know about the recent trip organized by the Directorate General of Agriculture of the European Commission, with the aim of disseminating among European journalists of Member States the most important aspects of agricultural policy and the fruit and vegetable sector.
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Agri-food exports between Peru and the Netherlands will be certified electronically

The agri-food exports between Peru and the Netherlands will be certified electronically, after signing the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI), through the National Service of Agrarian Health (SENASA) an Operational Agreement for the Exchange of Electronic Certificates, with the Dutch Food Safety Authority (NVWA). Through this initiative, both countries hope to reduce costs and transaction times in exports and imports.
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Spain will ask the EC for the advance of 70% of the CAP aid, as a measure to mitigate the effects of drought

Spain will request the European Commission to advance 70% of the payment of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) aid, so that the Autonomous Communities that so wish can pay them from October 16th, as has advanced the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, at the entrance of the Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union, held on 12th June in Luxembourg.
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The Government clarifies the use of inorganic waste in the current regulation on fertilizers

The Spanish government has updated and clarified the regulation on fertilizers, following the recent approval by the Council of Ministers of a modification of the Royal Decree on this class of products. A standard that establishes the requirements for its elaboration and placing in the national market, regulating, among other aspects, the use of the raw materials that can be used in its manufacture.