On Thursday, December 6, the representatives of ANAFRIC, Moisés Argudo (Frimancha), Antonio Jové (Miguel Vergara and Olot Meats), accompanied by the president of ANAFRIC, Josep Friguls, held a meeting with the Deputy Minister of International Affairs of the Ministry of…
Cesfac has started a campaign that bears the title #IndisPIENSables and aims to highlight the food sector for our livestock, as well as the people who work every day so that the livestock sector as a whole has the best raw materials to feed cattle.
Representatives of twelve cooperatives in the sheep sector, which market almost 80% of milk production, have participated in a videoconference organized by Urcacyl. Two months have passed since the State of Alarm was declared. All the cooperatives in the sheep sector in Castilla y León, belonging to Urcacyl, have not stopped their activity. Its workers continue to shoulder their shoulders day by day to continue serving their livestock partners, (collecting their products and providing supplies, food and technical advice) for the benefit of farms, consumers and their environment.
The objective of this support measure is to contribute to the maintenance of the sheep and goat sector, which is among the most affected by the health crisis
The minister returned to value the central role of the entire agrifood chain, as one of the fundamental pillars in this crisis, ensuring food supply, mentioning today the constitution of the Commission for the Social and Economic Reconstruction of Spain after Covid-19 in the Lower House, he stressed that agri-food is reaffirmed as a key sector in this recovery.
In response to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the paralysis of the productive sectors, as a result of the declaration of the state of alarm that has forced the confinement of the population and which has resulted in a decrease in the demand for certain products for beef, sheep and goat meat, the Commission has published Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/595 of 30 April 2020 granting aid for the private storage of beef, sheep and goat and fixing the amount of aid in advance. To guarantee a harmonized application, it is necessary to set minimum criteria so that the actions of the paying agencies, in the exercise of their powers, are carried out in a coordinated manner. These criteria have been agreed between the FEGA (Spanish Agrarian Guarantee Fund) and the different autonomous communities.
The Carne y Salud platform has produced a report "Livestock and meat production and sustainability" in which perceptions will be crumbled Vs reality, sustainability and the European model of production, balanced consumption, which means the meat industry in rural areas and the sector's commitment to sustainability. Anafric is going to break down the report every week on Friday and we begin with the section dedicated, precisely, to greenhouse gas emissions.
The beef and veal sector in Spain, through the interprofessional PROVACUNO as a representative organization of the entire livestock, industrial and marketing sector of beef, has launched its donation campaign in which it will deliver 2,000 kilos of meat to hospitals from Spain and solidarity centers on the occasion of COVID-19.
EU livestock sector ask the Commission for urgent measures to combat the effects of Covid-19 Copa and Cogeca, European agro-livestock organizations, hope that the European Commission and the Member States will seriously consider the necessary measures to safeguard these high-quality livestock sectors. The Food Magazine has prepared a report with the requests from the livestock sector to the European Commission, requests that we summarize in Anafric.
The crisis caused by the covid-19 has come to put more sticks on the wheel to a sector that, like sheep or goats, has its most important demand at certain times of the year. But if the mismanagement of those who have to coordinate and govern for all is added to the crisis due to low lamb prices, the feeling of uncertainty multiplies. This is what has happened this past week in the Basque Country.