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

Where and when

15-19 November 2010, Chisinau

Description

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.

Programmes

Training Programme on EU Negotiations

Questions

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