EU Negotiation Training on Agriculture and Rural Development (Workshop 4)

Where and when

15-19 November 2010, Chisinau


Workshop 4 is about the harmonisation of agricultural and rural development policies. In this workshop,the participants will:
• Familiarise themselves with the relevant chapters of the Association Agreement and the Acquis Communautaire;
• Confront this information with the reality of farming and the countryside in Moldova today;
• Better understand the requirements and consequences of harmonisation in these areas;
• Learn from the experience of two countries that recently went through this harmonisation (one with a focus on agriculture, the other with a focus on rural development);
• Learn to distinguish between reforms that cannot be avoided and reforms that are desirable;
• Better understand how to deal with specific harmonisation challenges that Moldova faces in these domains, especially regarding viniculture and phytosanitary issues;
• Explore and grow to understand the intricacies of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and how they affect Moldova;
• Explore the uncertain future of the CAP;
• Understand the EU rural development policy and its implications and consequences for Moldova.


Training Programme on EU Negotiations


If you have any questions regarding this event please contact CESS.