Sugar Beet fuels the European bio economy (food, feed, biofuels, biogas, bio products)
Sugar Beet,a model of sustainability
Sugar Beet, a local production which supports rural economy
The Commission has today hosted a Joint Meeting of the Civil Dialogue Group and the Sugar Expert Group, bringing together stakeholders and Member State officials to discuss the opportunities and challenges from the abolition of the EU sugar quota regime at the end of September 2017.
The future of the sugar market after the abolition of sugar quotas in 2017:
AGRI organised a hearing on "The future of the EU sugar market after the abolition of sugar quotas in 2017". Seven experts were invited to address Members: H. Bleckwenn, North German Umbrella Association of Sugar Beet Growers, J.-I. Senovilla, Union of Small Farmers, P. Myllymäki, MTK Sugarbeet Committee, L. Girol, European Sugar Refineries Association, P. Giry, Saint Louis Sucre, G. Tamburini, Unionzucchero and K. Nykiel, National Union of Sugar beet planters.
CIBE takes part in the AgroCycle project, a Sino-EU collaborative research venture, funded by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 programme to create a protocol for the implementation of the 'circular economy' across the agri-food sector.
SUGAR BEET AND BIOECONOMY VALUE CHAIN
FOCUS ON BEET
The French Beet Technical Institute ITB (Insitut Technique de la Betterave) explains in a video the importance of mechanical weeding.
The small town of Moyvillers, in the Oise, was, for two days, on the 26th and 27th of October 2016, the capital of the sugar beet industry thanks to Betteravenir 2016, the European sugar beet field exhibition organized by the French Sugar beet Institute (ITB) and the Royal Belgium Institute for Sugar beet (IRBAB).
«Rettet den Schweizer Zucker» – dies forderten gegen 2000 Rübenpflanzer auf einem Feld bei Kirchberg (BE). Sie glauben, dass durch ungünstige Marktverhältnisse der Zuckeranbau in der Schweiz gefährdet ist.
Réuni en Conseil d'Administration le Jeudi 27 Août, les Planteurs de betteraves ont constaté une rémunération des betteraves sucrières pour la récolte 2014 en forte diminution liée à la chute du prix du sucre dans l'Union européenne, provoquée par les mesures exceptionnelles d'importation prises par la Commission de Bruxelles.
ECONOMIC AND POLICY ADVISOR
Under the supervision and coordination of the Director, the Economic and Policy Advisor will:
- Liaise with members, preparing and developing working papers for meetings.
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Throughtout the year, CIBE organise meetings, such as General Assembly or Congress which allow to share information between its Members and discuss several topics.
CIBE's Staff also attends several external events.